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.
Three one day workshops with Ruth Jarman (UK). “How To Use Your Sewing Machine / Mastering Your Sewing Machine”.
The Speaker for the meeting will be confirmed shortly. Shop – Floppy Fabrics. Sit & Sew Afternoon.
Our 2019 Exhibition was a great success. Thank you to all our visitors who came to see the exhibition and to our volunteers who worked so hard to make it such a success.
WPG Autumn Exhibition
27th, 28th & 29th September 2019
Our biennial Quilt Exhibition will be held in St. Matthew’s Church of Ireland Church, Newtownmountkennedy on 27th, 28th and 29th September 2019.
Friday, 27th September – 12.00 noon to 5.00 p.m.
Saturday, 28th September – 10.00 a.m. to 5.00 p.m.
Sunday, 29th September – 12.00 noon to 5.00 p.m.
The theme of the exhibition is “Harvest”. The Exhibition will showcase the work of our members from large quilts to small quilted items.
Members may submit quilts, or quilt/craft related items, at the meetings on 14th and 21st September 2019. All quilts must have a hanging sleeve. There will be a demonstration on how to make a hanging sleeve to attach to your quilt at the Sewing Day on 21st September 2019. Entry Forms – Click here for an Entry Form to submit your entries for the exhibition. Click here for Exhibition Flyer.
2019 Collaborative Quilt
Tiny House Block by the Missouri Star Quilt Company
Update about our collaborative quilt for 2019. The quilt has now been quilted and is ready to be raffled!
A big thank you to everyone who stayed behind for the Sit & Sew Afternoons 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
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.