Tuesday, April 9, 2019

Westport Craft Break 17th to 22nd October 2021

5 Day Card Making Craft Break
at the beautiful 
Castle Court Hotel
( please note change to venue due to Westcoast hotel been refurbished)
Sunday 17th to Friday 22nd of October 2021

5 Nights Dinner, Bed and Breakfast for €285 pps
Single supplement is €15 per night.
Only 1 Single Room Available


Everyone is very welcome
If you love Card Making like us
You will love this craft break,
Fantastic way to spend a few days away
 with ladies who love the same hobby as you.
Where you will learn lots of different techniques
Meet new friends and pick up loads of inspiration and top tips
where to buy from, the best products,
and everyone's favourite craft essentials.
Its a lovely break for ladies, (sorry no men)
we get together each evening after dinner for a bit of crafty fun.

Classes will be held in the
Walnut Suite at the Plaza Hotel
It's a fabulous big room 


Monday with Guest Tutor
Magdalena Porzych
Time. 11.00 to 5.00
You will make 3 birthday Cards

For Her

For Him 

For Baby

You can find more details about Magdalene on her face book page here   https://www.facebook.com/paperlikeme.crafts

Kits available for this Class if you are not coming,
please order early as number available are limited

 Tuesday with Yvonne Tune
A Festive Christmas
Time 11.00 to 5.00

No1.  8 inch scalloped Gatefold Card
lots of cutting for this card, as its decorated inside and outside.

No 2. Multi layered 8 inch Scalloped card
Lots of beautiful detail on this card.

No 3. Christmas Tag 
This kit has a lovely selection of images and backgrounds
please bring extra White Silver and Gold card,
as there is a lot of extra images and backgrounds 
so you could make more tags if you want to, one of the evenings.

Gather a box of pretty scrap lace and ribbon, and any small Christmas embellishments you have, or Christmas Flowers.
Everything for the tag we make on the day is included in your kit.

Kits available for this Class if you are not coming,
please order early as number available are limited

Guest Tutor
Create with Kate Westport
Kate Walsh
11.00 to 5.00

This is a mixed Media Class
so something new to a lot of us,

Kate will bring her shop on the Wednesday 

More details for Kate on facebook

Hotel details
Cartle Court Hotel
is beautiful

This 3rd Craft break there again for 2021
The bedrooms are very comfortable and specious, 
beautiful bathrooms, fabulous Spa facilities, 
Contact Spa Sula at the Plaza Hotel to book a treatment 
098 51166

Tea and scones on arrival.
Unlimited Teas/coffees throughout the week.

What you need to bring to classes
Craft Mat
3 pairs of scissors, 
(1 for paper, 1 for ribbons, and 1 for sticky tapes.)

Paper trimmer/ Guillotine big and small if you have them.

Ruler, Pencil, rubber, note pad

Tweezers, Pokey tool, bone folder, ball tool.

Good quality all purpose glue (colall or bostic)

Foam pads, foam tape,

Double- sided tape

Needle and thread

Hi-tac Tape (the one with the red backing) this is for sticking  ribbon and lace.

For my Christmas kits, Fine White Glitter and artificial Snow to add a frosty look to your cards.

Please bring your own glue gun if you have one, and an extension lead.

Small container for rubbish 

Any card making projects your working on that you want help with in the evenings. and any other crafts you like doing knitting, crochet. ect. 

Extra Items for comfort
A mug, as hotel only supply cups
Snacks/ sweets
A Cushion, as you'll be sitting for a long time.( you'll thank me)
Craft Lamp if you have one. ( for the evenings)

Evening entertainment
Each evening we can head back to the craft room after dinner
 for an hour or two.

I will do a master class in bow techniques
You need to bring,
A selection of ribbons, satin and organza in different widths, 
 A needle and thread, some pretty buttons, stamens, flowers and leaves,
 to finish the centers.
We will make an exploding box from my own template
You need to bring
4 sheets of A4 card, colour your choice
2 x 12 by 12 sheets of contrasting paper.
4 sheets of toning A4 card.
Something for the middle, (Teddy, /Flowers/ Wood chip embellishments)
I will send a download out the week before for you to cut out.

And one of the evenings
We will have a craft quiz
And a few rounds of crafty bingo
And  a Raffle.
All money raised on the night will go to the
 Five Loaves in Bray.
If anyone has any crafty prizes to donate
 I would be very grateful.

April 2020 didn't happen due to covid.
Photos from April 2019

Many thank to Jenny Murray
for finding this venue for us.
Order of Malta Hall Westport

Group Photo of last night
Dinner with the ladies.

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thank you for stopping by, please get in touch if you need any more information,Yvonne