The Wicklow Patchwork Group

 

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.

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17th August 2019
Christmas in August Sewing Morning. There will be a Christmas and other patchwork fabric Charity Swop Shop.  Also, a Sit & Sew Afternoon.

For more details about the meeting and workshop click here

 

14th September 2019 (**Note Change of Date**)
Guest Speaker/Tutor – Connie Spurlock (USA) will be our Speaker for the meeting.  She will also be doing an afternoon workshop “10 Degree Ruler on Steroids”.  Places still available. Shop – Terri McNeill of Terri Studio Designs.
 
For more details about the meeting and workshop click here
 
 
Saturday, 21st September 2019 
A Sit and Sew Day for members will be held from 10.00 a.m. to 4.00 p.m.

WPG Exhibition

28th & 29th September  2019

Our biennial Quilt Exhibition will be held in St. Mathew’s Church of Ireland Church, Newtownmountkennedy on 28th and 29th September 2019.  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 related items, at the meetings on 14th and 21st September 2019.  All quilts must have a hanging sleeve.  There will be 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. 

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. The quilt is now ready for quilting!

It will be raffled at our September Exhibition for the 2019 Charity, Lakers.  A PDF of the pattern is available here.  For the YouTube link click here

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.

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