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Carrickmacross Lace Evening Bag

Marketplace Theatre
028 3752 1821
Adult Workshop New
[3 Day Summer School]

THURS 2, FRI 3 & SAT 4 AUG | 10.00AM – 3.00PM EACH DAY | £65.00

Theresa Kelly, an award winning lacemaker, presents this workshop that teaches you the intricacies of the Carrickmacross Lace tradition while creating a beautiful bespoke evening bag. Theresa has designed and made a range of evening bags and anyone who now owns one says it is the perfect airloom piece. During this 3-day workshop you will learn traditional lacemaking techniques, gippure work, loops and filling in stitches as well as assembling a small evening bag including fitting the purse clasp. Pattern and materials for lace design and bag are included. The lace pattern can also be adapted for a framed piece. Please note: Attendees should bring their own work lamp.  


Max No: 12 | Class suitable for beginners and advanced lace-makers | Tutor: Theresa Kelly

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