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Designerie Discovered - Pop up Shop this Saturday 28th April - 11-4pm

Designer-Makers textile

You can meet Linda this Saturday 28th April when she will be at the Designerie Discovered Pop up event, to talk to you about her Textile Crafting skills and techniques.  Read more here: I am a Textile Artist and Special Needs/Art Coordinator. I create Felt pictures which respond to local landscapes. I am fortunate to be able to extract both inspiration and material from our Coastline. The pictures are created using locally sourced sheep’s wool, which I feel adds a certain familiarity to the narrative of each piece. The wool is felted by hand to create depth, texture and feeling...

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Pop Up shop at The Designerie, Saturday 31st March

Atlantic Craft NI by Louise McLean Pop Up shop at The Designerie, Saturday 31st March   You know how we love to discover new and existing designer makers, well this month we are excited to announce that The Designerie is holding it's first pop up shop hosted by Louise McLean of Atlantic Craft NI.From glass-painting for President Mary McAleese to creating a three-foot willow candleholder for ITV’s This Morning programme and working on a willow arch for the Queen’s Jubilee, Lousie McLean is surely an inspiration to crafters everywhere and we are just delighted to have her with us at The...

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It's Never Too Young to Start Up!

IT’S NEVER TOO YOUNG TO START UP! …That’s the message from Causeway Enterprise to the Lil’ Divas and the younger members of the Bushmills Residents and Environmental Forum.

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Autum/Winter Workshop Introduction Day- Friday 29th September from 2pm to 8pm

  Special Event -Friday 29th September from 2pm to 8pmFancy learning a new skill?Have you a hobby you would like to explore further?Want to fill the winter evenings experiencing a new craft?Why not join the team at the Designerie for our open day/evening. One of our facilitators Louise McLean will be available to discuss basket weaving/glass painting and upcycling along with other upcoming workshops.There will also be an extra 10% discount available off our Autentico products for the day, perfect for those looking to start some exciting new products.Remember even if you are working you can pop in after 6pm...

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Why we love to support our designer-makers

August is Craft Month, it’s the largest annual celebration of contemporary art and applied art in Northern Ireland. The August Craft Month team have connected communities and events in every county and as you would expect we are there too.   The idea for The Designerie was born during the Christmas period in 2014 when Causeway Enterprise Agency teamed up with local artists and crafters to make wooden Christmas Trees out of old wooden pallets that were sitting around in the yards of businesses in the industrial estate where our offices are based. We set up a workshop in one...

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