CREATIVITY

I’m… a FINALIST!?

On Friday 19 September, ten minutes before I was due to head out to set up the Patchwork Quill pop up for Culture Night Lisburn (post to follow soon, I PROMISE!), I received the wonderful news that the PQ has made it through to the finals of the Blog Awards Ireland! My screams sent my poor boyfriend leaping from… Continue reading I’m… a FINALIST!?

CREATIVITY

I’m… a FINALIST!?

On Friday 19 September, ten minutes before I was due to head out to set up the Patchwork Quill pop up for Culture Night Lisburn (post to follow soon, I PROMISE!), I received the wonderful news that the PQ has made it through to the finals of the Blog Awards Ireland!
 

CRAFTING, CREATIVITY, CULTURE

Nominated – thank you!

I'm delighted to announce that The Patchwork Quill has been nominated in two categories of this year's Blog Awards Ireland. This is the third year of the awards and the PQ has been lucky to be nominated in both previous years, reaching the shortlist in 2012. This year we're on the longlist for the Best… Continue reading Nominated – thank you!

CREATIVITY

Nominated – thank you!

I'm delighted to announce that The Patchwork Quill has been nominated in two categories of this year's Blog Awards Ireland. This is the third year of the awards and the PQ has been lucky to be nominated in both previous years, reaching the shortlist in 2012.
 

CREATIVITY

Blog Awards Ireland

It's that time of year again already - the Blog Awards Ireland nominations have opened! This is the third outing for the awards that champion blogging creativity across the island of Ireland, and The Patchwork Quill has been lucky enough to be shortlisted in both previous years. If you would like to nominate any of Ireland's… Continue reading Blog Awards Ireland

CREATIVITY

Blog Awards Ireland

It's that time of year again already - the Blog Awards Ireland nominations have opened!

This is the third outing for the awards that champion blogging creativity across the island of Ireland, and The Patchwork Quill has been lucky enough to be shortlisted in both previous years.

CREATIVITY, CULTURE

On your bike, there’s a new gang in town…

If you happened to stroll through Dublin's Phoenix Park last Saturday afternoon, you may have found yourself a victim of the mischievous 'Crank Set'. Dozens of innocent passersby were accosted by a group that came from nowhere and took over the park on their bicycles. Clad in black bomber jackets emblazoned with their gang logo, they swooped… Continue reading On your bike, there’s a new gang in town…

CREATIVITY, CULTURE

On your bike, there’s a new gang in town…

If you happened to stroll through Dublin's Phoenix Park last Saturday afternoon, you may have found yourself a victim of the mischievous 'Crank Set'...
 

PQ Q&A

PQ Q&A: Author, illustrator and designer Helena Duggan

Helena Duggan is a graphic designer and author based in Kilkenny. She runs her own graphic design company, Held Design, and has worked on branding and design projects for a wide range of companies and organisations across Ireland. More recently, she has moved into writing and published her first children's book, A Place Called Perfect, in 2012.… Continue reading PQ Q&A: Author, illustrator and designer Helena Duggan

CULTURE

Mela 2013: Celebrating seven in style.

This time on Saturday, the seventh annual Belfast Mela will officially be underway, bringing a little extra multicultural sparkle to Belfast's Botanic Gardens this summer.  This year, ArtsEkta's ethnic arts festival is spread over two days (24th and 25th August) for the first time. Usually an August Sunday full of music, food and culture, we're… Continue reading Mela 2013: Celebrating seven in style.