School Textile Workshop and Classes
Workshops & Creative Classes Feeling creative? Would you like to learn a new skill? I run workshops and creative classes throughout the year in a variety of locations & schools across Ireland. Teaching School Textiles I teach Needle felting, which is 2D & 3D wool art...
Thank you for your support
THANK YOU Just want to say a massive Thank You for all your support, 2020 has been a challenging year for many. I am ever grateful for all the Orders, the support for local and Irish has been both amazing and overwhelming at times. I have posted my products far and...
Up-cycle Painted Chair Makeover
Learn the basics on how to up-cycle a chair, give an old piece of furniture a new lease of life.
How to make Fabric flowers
This video will help you make some gorgeous flowers, you can do your bit for the environment and maybe make the flowers out of old denims, or maybe some old shirts or fabric you make have around your home.
Upcycle Creative School Textiles Project.
Up-cycled, Re- purposed scarf to create a unique functional lampshade using the guidelines for the Junior cycle Home Economics textile option
The Story of Fabricate & a little bit about me…..
Its been a while since I have done a blog, I have so many new customers and social media followers so it is time to reintroduce myself About Me My name is Karen Cunneen Bilbow, I am the hands behind Fabricate. Here is a little bit about me. I am an Irish Textile...
Check out the transformation of some recovered, revamped lampshades for a local business.
Size Matters, selecting the right size lampshade
It is a difficult decision selecting the right size shade for your home or as a gift especially with such a wide variety of shades available.
Labour of Love Lampshade Restoration
I go through the process involved with restoring a beautiful old lampshade, complete with pictures. The lampshade has great sentimental value to the customer and it was treated with lots of TLC throughout the process.
TV3 Ireland AM – On the Telly
I was on TV3 Ireland AM on the telly. Read about my experience here.