Mountmellick Embroidery Workshop

Europe Direct
Event Information

Date: 19 Aug 2015 until 26 Aug 2015
Time: 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Europe Direct Centre: Portlaoise Library
Location: Mountmellick Library

Event Description

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To celebrate Mountmellick’s rich Quaker heritage Mountmellick Library played host to 3 workshops held over the course of 3 days. The workshops were run by local master craftswomen who taught student’s Mountmellick’s unique white on white embroidery dating back to the nineteenth century.