Please note that meetings officially start at 10:30 a.m. to allow time for setting up the room for the meetings.
27th-29th September 2019

WPG Exhibition – Quilts for the Exhibition in St.Matthew’s Church, Newtownmountkennedy, on 27th, 28th and 29th September can be submitted at the Sewing Day on 21st September 2019. 

All quilts must have a hanging sleeve and be in a clearly marked cloth bag – no paper bags please!  Entry Forms – click here for an entry form to submit your entries for the exhibition.  Click here for Exhibition Flyer. We are looking for Volunteers for the exhibition – can you spare a few hours to help?  If you can volunteer please contact admin@wicklowpatchwork.ie

Exhibition Times:
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.

 

Saturday, 21st September 2019

A Sit and Sew Day for members will be held from 10.30 a.m. to 4.00 p.m. There is no charge for the day but those attending should bring lunch. Tea/Coffee and biscuits will be available.

Members will also be able to submit their items for the WPG Biennial Quilt Exhibition which is being held in St. Matthew’s Church, Newtownmountkennedy, on 27th, 28th & 29th September 2019.  The theme for the Exhibition is “Harvest” but all items welcome! Entry Forms – click here for an entry form to submit your entries for the exhibition.

All quilts for the exhibition must have a hanging sleeve and be in a clearly marked cloth bag -no paper bags please. Moira Byrne has kindly agreed to demonstrate how to make a hanging sleeve to attach it to your quilt.

 

19th October 2019

Roisin McManus of Quilt Yarn Stitch (QYS) in Tuam will be paying her first visit to WPG.  She will be our speaker for the meeting and will also be bringing her shop.  She will be providing a workshop for members – full details will be circulated when they are finalised.  For more details and to book a place, contact Workshop Organiser, Moira Byrne – workshops@wicklowpatchwork.ie

Renewal of Membership for the year will take place at the meeting.  The membership fee will remain at €20 for the year.  Membership Application Form – click here. Please download, complete and bring to the meeting.

 

Sunday, 3rd, Monday 4th and Tuesday 5th November 2019

Guest Tutor – Ruth Jarman (UK). Website – http://www.ruthjarmantuition.co.uk/

Workshop – “How To Use Your Sewing Machine / Mastering Your Sewing Machine”. Full Day Workshop 10am to 4pm will be repeated over 3 days to allow members to attend the workshop. The 1 day workshop will teach how to thread your machine correctly, how to set the tension correctly and when to adjust for a perfect stitch. Learn all about different needles, straight stitches, how to seam and neaten woven and stretch fabrics, blind and decorative hems, buttonholes, a basic introduction to embroidery, cleaning, oiling and lots of problem solving. More details and to book a place contact Moira Byrne (WPG Workshop Organiser) – workshops@wicklowpatchwork.ie

 

Saturday 16th November 2019
Details about the November meeting will be advised shortly.

 



14th September 2019 (**Note Change of Date**)                                                                                                                                                                                                                 
Renewal of Membership for the year will take place at the meeting.  The membership fee will remain at €20 for the year.  Membership Application Form – click here. Please download, complete and bring to the meeting.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    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”. Although Connie didn’t even learn to sew until she was over 30 years old, she used her background to develop Sew Wonderful Dreams, a pattern design company – www.sewwonderfuldreams.com. For more details and to book a place contact Moira Byrne, Workshop Organiser, at workshops@wicklowpatchwork.ie   ***Places still available***

 

Guest Shop – member Terri McNeill of Terri Studio Designs will be bringing her shop to the meeting.

Special Offers on some fabrics:
Batiks €13.00 per metre; All Fat Quarters €2.50 each or 5 for €10.00; Special prices on fabric bundles and kits. More information about Terri via her website – https://www.terristudiodesigns.com/

 

 

 

 

 

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