Felt is fabulous for Dungarvan artist

7th January, 2018
Pippa Sweeney, an artist based in Dungarvan

It was while studying for a Master’s degree in illustration at Falmouth University in Cornwall that British-born artist Pippa Sweeney first came across needle felting.

Sweeney, who had originally qualified as an interior designer before working as a freelance illustrator for newspapers and book publishers, studied the craft under master felter Birgitte Krag Hansen.

The experience left a deep impression. Following a move to Waterford with her husband, she opened the Beach House...

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