Batik Lampshade Workshop with Miranda Corcoran

Miranda has worked in batik for more than 20 years. In the 90’s she ran a very successful craft and design business called Miranda’s Room in Waterford city. Here she custom created fabrics, wall hangings and lampshades and won many awards for her interiors.

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She returns to her roots with this course to guide you through the beautiful craft of Batik.

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You will create your very own lampshade to bring colour and warmth to your living space!

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The next Batik Lampshade weekend course takes place on March 4th and 5th, 2017…

Saturday from 10am to 5pm.

Sunday from 10am until 1pm.

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The course will involve the following;

Introduction to Batik. You will learn the basic technique of the craft which involves the application of hot wax and dyes onto cotton. You will paint a few test pieces before starting on the fabric for your lampshade. You can do any design and a wide choice of colours are available.

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The fabric will have dried overnight. On the second day you will prepare and finish the fabric and assemble the shade. Voila! You have a unique lampshade to lighten up your life!

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homemade-lunch-is-servedThe cost of this course is €120.

Refreshments are provided throughout the weekend and a homemade lunch on Saturday in our adjoining home.

Please let us know if you have any dietary requirements when you are booking.

Click any of the thumbnails below to view larger photos of the Batik Lampshade Course…

You will complete your own lampshade during the weekend to your own design and colour scheme. Please note lamp bases are not included.

Places are limited to six participants so early booking is advisable by contacting us HERE.

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