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.
Saturday, 15th August 2020 – “Car Park Exhibition”
11.00 a.m. – 1.00 p.m.
A Car Park Exhibition is being held for members to show the quilts and other items they have made during lockdown. It is being held from 11.00 a.m. to 1.00 p.m. at the Community Centre in Newtownmountkennedy.
For full details about the “Exhibition” click here
Sensory Items – Fiddle/Fidget Items
As we continue to follow Covid-19 guidelines, the Committee is suggesting that members make Fiddle/Fidget items for young children, those with disabilities or with dementia – For full details click here
Monthly meetings will resume again when it is safe to do so. In the meantime we will continue to follow the Covid-19 Guidelines.
Stay safe and well!
“Quarantine Quilts” – Virtual Show & Tell (Updated 21st July 2020)
WPG Members 2020 Collaborative Quilt
Our WPG Members 2020 Collaborative Quilt is in aid of our Charity – Wicklow Dementia Support – https://wicklowdementiasupport.org/
The quilt will be made up of two different blocks – one a simple pinwheel and the other a pieced flower block. For all instructions and sizing for making these two blocks click here.
The background fabric must be white or white-on-white and the other colour may be whatever you like. Please make as many as you wish – just make sure they measure 6.5 x 6.5!
Our 2019 Charity – Lakers
We were delighted to present our cheque for €3,200 to representatives from Lakers at our meeting in February 2020. Lakers was our charity for 2019. Thank you to everyone who so generously contributed to our charity events throughout 2019.
Photo: WPG Chair and Treasurer, Emma Hogsett and Charlotte Fahey with Matthew Davis and Donal O’Mahoney from Lakers.