Irish Crochet Lace Artist Maire Treanor Visits Massachusetts on 2012 summer teaching and book tour

Direct from Ireland, Máire Treanor will appear in Northampton MA July 28 and on Cape Cod August 1 and 2, at book signings/demonstrations. She will also conduct two workshops on the design and techniques of Irish Crochet, particularly Clones Lace.
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July 26, 2012 - PRLog -- Máire Treanor has spent years collecting samples of Irish Crochet Lace, as well as preserving the patterns and techniques developed since the nineteenth century.   Máire is an ardent proponent of modern adaptations of Irish Crochet as practiced in Ireland, Eastern Europe and around the world.  

Máire Treanor will  conduct Books Signings and  Master Class Workshops at these Massachusetts venues:

--WEBS, Northampton MA:  Book Signing and Demonstration – Saturday, 28 July 2012, 1:00 – 3:00 PM

--West Dennis Library, Dennis MA: Book Signing and Presentation on Irish Crochet Lace – Wednesday, 1 August, 2012, 12:30 – 1:30 PM

--West Dennis Library, Dennis MA: Master Class Crochet Workshop: How to make Clones Lace – Wednesday, 1 August, 2012, 2:00 – 5:00 PM                                                                

--Sage Yarn, Falmouth MA:  Master Class Crochet Workshop: Clones Lace Jewelry – Thursday, 2 August, 2012, 1:00 – 4:00 PM

--Sage Yarn, Falmouth MA:  Book Signing and Demonstration – Thursday, 2 August, 2012; 5-7 PM

A modern missionary for Clones Lace, Máire has taught crochet lace enthusiasts throughout Ireland, France and Ukraine. In the United States she conducts annual workshops at Lacis Museum of Lace and Textiles in Berkeley CA, and many other venues throughout the country. A frequent contributor to Interweave Crochet and other publications, Máire Treanor is the author of “Clones Lace: The Story and Patterns of an Irish Crochet”, published by Mercier Press and Lacis.  Máire also directs the annual Clones Lace Summer School in Clones, County Monaghan.Workshop size will be limited to assure students receive personal instruction and assistance.  

Máire will be available for press interviews on Monday and Tuesday, July 30 and 31, 2012.  Please contact Kathleen at FastNet Media for more information:
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