We first met in the spring of 2014 and have been meeting every month since. Today, we have over 100 members largely from the Wicklow, South Dublin and Wexford areas. We enjoy patchwork and quilting and all that goes with it. We meet on the 3rd Saturday of each month from 10:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. in Newtownmountkennedy Community Hall.
15th June 2019
Speaker/workshop – Mary Palmer. Charity Swop Shop.
Note: There are some places still available on the workshop.
Scissor Sharpening Van will be at the meeting.
For more details about the meeting and workshop click here
20th July 2019
Details of our July meeting will be confirmed shortly.
Our 2018 Charity – Wicklow Hospice Foundation
We were delighted to present our cheque for €2,200 to Sinead from the Wicklow Hospice Foundation at our meeting in May 2019. Wicklow Hospice Foundation was our charity for 2018. Thank you to everyone who so generously contributed to our charity events throughout 2018.
Photo: WPG Treasurers Kay and Charlotte with Sinead of Wicklow Hospice Foundation.
WPG 2019 Exhibition
Our biennial Quilt Exhibition will be held in Newtownmountkennedy in September 2019. The Exhibition will showcase the work of our members from large quilts to small quilted items. Further information regarding the exhibition will be updated on a regular basis.
2019 Collaborative Quilt
Tiny House Block by the Missouri Star Quilt Company
Update about our collaborative quilt for 2019 – we need more house blocks – 50 to be exact! Please can you help? Completed blocks can be brought to the next WPG meeting on 15th June. The pattern is below.
The 2019 Collaborative Quilt, which will be raffled at our September Exhibition for the 2019 Charity, Lakers, is the Tiny House Block by the Missouri Star Quilt Company. For a PDF of the pattern click here. For the YouTube link click here
Thanks to everyone who stayed behind for the Sit & Sew Afternoon on Saturday, 18th May to help put the Collaborative Quilt together!
Calendar of Meetings for 2019
For easy reference you can view our Calendar of meetings for 2019 by clicking here