17th November 2018
The Speaker for the meeting is yet to be confirmed. The Shop will be provided by Terri McNeill.
Workshop – 17th/18th November (Saturday afternoon and all day Sunday): Alternative Stained Glass (no bias tape). Two types of Kits are available for the workshop: colour kits only or full fabric kits (no backing or batting). Fusible web and freezer paper are also available. Please make a decision on which kit when booking your place on the Workshop. Last booking for kits will be taken at the monthly meeting on 20th October.
For further information, including costs and booking, please contact Workshop Organiser, Moira Byrne, firstname.lastname@example.org
20th October 2018
The speaker for the meeting will be member, Patricia Timmins, award winning smocking expert, who will speak to us about all things smocking. Shop – we look forward to welcoming Wendy Huggins of Fabrics Matters who will be bringing her shop to the meeting. There will be no workshop in October.
The Raffle for the sewing boxes and scissor set donated by John O’Donnell in aid of our charity, Wicklow Hospice Foundation, will be held during the meeting – there are three prizes.
There will be a Sit & Sew afternoon to complete the second Collaborative Quilt using the left over blocks from the first Collaborative Quilt which was raffled during the Signal Arts Centre Exhibition – we hope as many of you as possible can help! The quilt will be raffled for charity at the November and December meetings
If you have not yet renewed your membership for the coming year, you can do so at the meeting. Membership Application Form – click here
15th September 2018
Membership Renewal Day (September 2018 – August 2019) – the membership for the coming year is €20.
Membership Application Form – click here
Evelyn Shannon will be the speaker at our September meeting and will talk to us about her work with wool. Evelyn was due to speak at our July meeting but unfortunately was unable to attend. We are also delighted to welcome Eilish Murphy of Sew Dublin who will be bringing her shop to the meeting.
Workshop: The Workshop will be provided by Sidella O’Brien – it is a day and a half workshop (afternoon Saturday 15th and all day Sunday 16th September) on Book Cover making. You will learn the principles of how to make a book cover by making a printed fabric cover and end papers for a folder. Full details, including costs etc., are available from our Workshop Organiser, Moira Byrne – email@example.com ***Places still available***
18th August 2018
Christmas in August Sewing Day – as is traditional, a sewing day will be held instead of the usual monthly meeting. This year we are doing a Christmas themed sewing day. There will also be a Christmas Fabric Charity Swop Shop on the day – so bring along all that unused Christmas Fabric in your stash! There will also be demonstrations of Christmas themed items to give you plenty of ideas for making gifts and also decorating your home. If you have Christmas items you would like to demonstrate, do let us know – firstname.lastname@example.org