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 – admin@wicklowpatchwork.ie

 

15th September 2018

Membership Renewal Day (September 2018 – August 2019) – the membership for the coming year is €20.

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.

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 – moirabyrne@gmail.com

 


 

 

9th – 22nd July 2018

“Look What I Made” – Wicklow Patchwork Group’s Exhibition in the Signal Arts Centre,1 Albert Avenue Bray, Co. Wicklow is currently underway.  For full details about the exhibition, including opening times etc. click here

The Exhibition will be officially opened on Thursday, 12th July 2018 from 7.00 – 9.00 p.m. by Freelance Journalist and Writer, Valerie Cox.

 

21st July 2018

Evelyn Shannon will be the speaker at our July meeting and will talk to us about her work with wool.  She will also collect quilts for any members who wish to enter quilts into the Tinahely Show on August Bank Holiday Monday.

 

30th June/1st-3rd July 2018

A four day Dyeing Workshop is being provided by Moira Byrne and Lorna Lafferty in the Community Hall in Newtownmountkennedy.  For full details about the workshop click here.

Some place are still available.  If you cannot attend the full four days, you may attend for a shorter period.  Full details on this are available from Moira at workshops@wicklowpatchwork.ie

 

16th June 2018

The Speaker for the meeting is Cliodhna Quinlan – textile and dry point etching.
With her sister, Grainne, she is exhibiting her work in the Signal Arts Centre from 28th May to 10th June 2018.

There will be a Charity Swop Shop at the meeting in aid of the The Wicklow Hospice Foundation. There will also be a Sit & Sew Afternoon to give members an opportunity to work on their projects for our upcoming Exhibition in the Signal Arts Centre from 9th/22nd July 2018.

 

 

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