What's On This Week

What’s On This Week: 2nd to 8th December

Now that December is here, it's no surprise to see more and more Christmas events on the schedule, but there is also music, art and crafts to enjoy - albeit some with a festive twist! Have fun this week whatever you get up to, and let me know if there is anything I've missed this… Continue reading What’s On This Week: 2nd to 8th December

ReFound Makes

ReFound Makes: Sue Gifford’s hand-painted homewares

Cork artist Sue Gifford uses nature as one of her main inspirations for creating beautiful, hand-painted interior items. She gives Patchwork Quill readers a tantalising glimpse into the creative process that allows her to create these stunning pieces. She is one of ReFound's newist stockists and her delicate designs on silk off-cut cushions are an… Continue reading ReFound Makes: Sue Gifford’s hand-painted homewares

ReFound Makes

ReFound Makes: Mandie Lowry’s record stool

Mandie Lowry is an illustrative artist from Belfast who has created some stunning items of upcycled furniture for ReFound. Her imaginative use of materials has seen biro, chalk paint and danish oil employed to create her pieces. Mandie has put together a fabulous tutorial for Patchwork Quill readers to create their own Record Stool. You… Continue reading ReFound Makes: Mandie Lowry’s record stool

ReFound Makes

ReFound Makes: Mandie Lowry’s record stool

Mandie Lowry is an illustrative artist from Belfast who has created some stunning items of upcycled furniture for ReFound. Her imaginative use of materials has seen biro, chalk paint and danish oil employed to create her pieces.
 

What's On This Week

What’s on this week: 7th – 13th October

Another new post! Every Sunday I'll be bringing you my pick of cultural, crafty and creative happenings in Northern Ireland during the week ahead. You can also check The Patchwork Quill's What's On calendar at any time for upcoming and recurring events in the days, weeks and months ahead. Do get in touch if you… Continue reading What’s on this week: 7th – 13th October

What's On This Week

What’s on this week: 7th – 13th October

Another new post! Every Sunday I'll be bringing you my pick of cultural, crafty and creative happenings in Northern Ireland.
 

ReFound Makes

ReFound Makes: Anastasija’s upcycled telephone table

Huge apologies for the tumbleweed blowing across the barren landscape of the blog this week, but that is all set to change - this is set to be a VERY busy month! It's officially August, meaning Craft Month has begun, courtesy of Craft NI. This year's theme is 'Culture of Making' - focusing on makers… Continue reading ReFound Makes: Anastasija’s upcycled telephone table

ReFound Makes

ReFound Makes: Anastasija’s upcycled telephone table

It's officially August, meaning Craft Month has begun, courtesy of Craft NI.  What better time than Craft Month to launch my new monthly series of Monday Makes guest posts from a selection of talented makers at ReFound? The first guest post is courtesy of Anastasija Andrejeva. The Latvia-born Russian artist has upcycled a number of furniture and interior items for ReFound, including this cute and quirky telephone table.

Visiting Hours

Visiting Hours: ReFound

Another new regular feature! Visiting Hours is the Quill's 'out and about' feature - be it a review of a gig or show, coverage of a festival or fair, or my thoughts on an exhibition, event or outlet, this is where you'll find it. Content on the blog has been a bit craft-heavy, culture-light recently,… Continue reading Visiting Hours: ReFound

visiting hours

Visiting Hours: ReFound

Another new regular feature! Visiting Hours is the Quill's 'out and about' feature - be it a review of a gig or show, coverage of a festival or fair, or my thoughts on an exhibition, event or outlet, this is where you'll find it. I spent my first Visiting Hour doing something I have been meaning to do for a very long time - popping into ReFound!