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As a screen printing artist, I have a love of textile art history and the influence of women in establishing small industries. In 2018, I started working with Trudy Carmody from Experiencing Laois and Mountmellick Embroidery Museum on a project to discover Ireland's rich lace and embroidery heritage.  Thread Softly through Ireland takes people on a tour of all things threading. Experience the rich heritage of the cottage industries of lace, embroidery, tapestry through workshops, heritage stories and the people who thread. Co Laois, Ireland, is renowned worldwide for Mountmellick embroidery, Ireland's only truly indigenous lace. Myself and Trudy launched Thread Softly festival of...

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