Friday, 29 March 2013

March Meeting

Seams Sew Simple from Roscommon was the shop this month. Shop owner Lynn Naughton also gave us a quick demo on using quilting rulers etc. . 

Show & Tell:
A few of the Mid-West members brought in some show and tell for the meeting. 

Marcella finished this lovely and colourful houses quilt. 
Houses Quilt by Marcella

Gillian Sheehan  is making great progress on her blocks from the recent Edwina Mackinnon "Cut and Come Again" workshop.

Cut and Come Again blocks by Gillian Sheehan

Gillian Killick also brought in a number of items that she has made over the years.
Burren Quilt by Gillian Killick

Wall-hanging by Gillian Killick

Cecilia O'Doherty is busy working on making gifts for her family. Here she is showing a fabric basket/bowl made using green fabric themed for St. Patrick's Day.
Cecilia with her fabric basket

Friday, 22 March 2013

CCoI Teach the Trainer Courses

Crafts Council of Ireland 'Train the Trainer' Course

The Crafts Council of Ireland is looking at providing a number of 'Train the Trainer' courses in 2013, which will provide a FETAC Level 6 accredited qualification. This is a key opportunity to join a training programme that teaches the fundamental principles of successful training, building upon participants' confidence, skills and ability to deliver effective training sessions.

Interested individuals (with at least 2 years experience of giving training courses in their relevant craft) should express their interest via an email to the CCoI. For further details follow this link.

Introductory session April 9th - Training Days April 16th / 23rd / 30th

Introductory session May 28th - Training Days June 4th / 11th / 18th


Introductory session October 1st - Training Days October 8th /15th /22nd

* If the area you are interested in is not listed, please apply anyway as other venues may be added later in the year.