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If you have an Instagram account you can now tag us using @wicklowpatchworkgroup


 


Membership Fees

Membership fees for 2023 are now due.  Payments can be made at the February meeting or online.

 

Christmas Challenge Winner

 

Christmas Challenge Winner – Betty O’Driscoll

Due to the bad weather in December, the Christmas Challenge was rerun at the January meeting and the winner was Betty O’Driscoll.  Congratulations Betty!

 

Wednesday, 25th January 2023
Zoom Demonstration – 7.30 p.m.

The monthly Zoom demonstration will be held on Wednesday, 25th January 2023 at 7.30 p.m.  Details to be confirmed.

 

Saturday, 21st January 2023 – 11.00 a.m.
(Doors open from 10.00 a.m.)

Unfortunately Roisin McManus of Quilt Yarn Stitch is unable to attend the meeting as our Speaker/Shop/Workshop.  However, member Jennifer Crebbin has kindly agreed to be the Speaker for the meeting and show us some of her amazing work.

Charity Table – Books/Magazines only
There will be a Charity Table at the meeting for Jigsaw Wicklow our current Charity.  Please bring any unwanted books and/or magazines for the table. No fabrics please.

Christmas Challenge Re-run
Due to limited number of members who were able to attend the Christmas meeting because of the bad weather, the Christmas Challenge is being re-run in January.  Same rules apply – bringing a Christmas item(s) you have made without using either Red or Green fabric/materials.  There will be a prize for the favourite item voted for by those present!

 

Sashiko Workshop – Moira Byrne will give an afternoon workshop on how to make a small piece of Sashiko embroidery.  Kits are available.  If you are interested in attending please contact the Workshop Organiser immediately at workshops@wicklowpatchwork.ie to reserve a place.

 

Sit & Sew Afternoon  – you are also very welcome to come along and work on your own projects if you so wish.

 

Saturday, 18th February 2023 – 11.00 a.m.
(Doors open from 10.00 a.m.)

The AGM will be held on 18th February 2023.

There will be no speaker for the regular monthly meeting.  However, immediately following the AGM there will be an opportunity for all to make a handmade Name Badge.  So bring along some fabric/felt/etc. to make your name badge as well as some embroidery threads and embellishments for the badge!

 

Saturday, 11th March 2023 – 11.00 a.m.
(Doors open from 10.00 a.m.)

The March meeting will be held on Saturday, 11th March 2023.  The Speaker for the meeting is Moya Geraghty of Patchwork Plus in Cork.  Moya is bringing her shop and will also be providing workshops over the weekend.  Welcome back Moya!

Workshops

Wonky Spikey Star

Saturday 11th March 2023
Half day Wonky Spikey Star workshop
1.30 p.m. – 5.00 p.m.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sunday, 12th March 2023
Full day Feathered Star workshop using the AccuQuilt Cutter
Or
Full day Mariners Compass Workshop
10.00 a.m. – 5.00 p.m.

Feathered Star

Mariners Compass

                              

If you are interested in attending please contact the Workshop Organiser at workshops@wicklowpatchwork.ie to book either the half day Saturday workshop (11th March) or the full day Sunday workshop (12th March) or both (11th/12th March).

 

 

 

 



Saturday, 14th January 2023 
Collaborative Quilt – Sit & Sew

A Sit & Sew morning will be held on Saturday, 14th January 2023 from 10.00 a.m. to complete the two Charity Quilts (Log Cabin) which are being made for our current Charity – Jigsaw Wicklow https://jigsaw.ie/location/wicklow/   If you can make the morning’s sewing, please bring your sewing machine and the usual supplies needed!

You are also very welcome to come along and bring your own project to work on if you so wish

December 2022 – Christmas Challenge Winner

 

Christmas Challenge Winner – Anne Fannin

Congratulations to Anne Fannin, our Christmas Challenge winner.  Well done Anne.

Other entries can be seen in our Gallery.

 

Saturday, 21st January 2023 – 11.00 a.m.

(Doors open from 10.00 a.m.)

Our January meeting will be held on Saturday, 21st January 2023 at 11.00 a.m.  We are thrilled that Roisin McManus of Quilt Yarn Stitch will be back as our speaker.  She will also bring her shop to the meeting so keep some of your Christmas money safe to treat yourself to some lovely new fabrics for the New Year!

Roisin will be giving a half day workshop in the afternoon – details below.


Workshop – Half Hexagons – Cancelled

Workshop – Roisin McManus of Quilt Yarn Stitch will be providing a workshop on 21st January 2023 from 1.30 p.m – 5.00 p.m. The subject of the workshop is Half Hexagons.

It is currently full but if you are interested in attending contact workshops@wicklowpatchwork.ie to have your name included on the waiting list.

 

 

Saturday, 10th December 2022 – 11.00 a.m.
Doors open at 10.00 a.m.

Our traditional Christmas Meeting/Party will be held on Saturday, 10th December 2022 with Kris Kindle, Christmas Demonstrations etc. And of course there will be mulled wine (non-alcoholic!), mince pies and other Christmas goodies.  We are looking for volunteers to demonstrate interesting and unusual Christmas items.  If you have a Christmas item you would like to demonstrate, please let one of the Committee members know.

For the Kris Kindle, the absolute maximum amount is €10.

Christmas Challenge – this year’s Christmas Challenge is to make a Christmas item without using either Red or Green fabric/materials. Prizes will be awarded! Bring along your items for display at the meeting!

 

 

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