Please note that meetings officially start at 10:30 a.m. to allow time for setting up the room for the meetings.
Saturday 21st March 2020
The guest speaker for the meeting is yet to be confirmed. There will be a Charity Swop Shop at the meeting, so bring along all those unloved/unused fabrics and other sewing/craft items. The proceeds will be for our 2020 Charity – Wicklow Dementia Support.
Workshop – There will be an afternoon workshop with Emma Hogsett and Moira Byrne. They will be making a “Retreat Emmaline Bag” – website: https://emmalinebags.com/products/the-retreat-bag-pdf. If you are interested in attending the workshop and for further details please contact Workshop Organiser, Moira Byrne – email@example.com
As the March workshop is now fully subscribed, a second workshop is being held after the meeting on 18th April, 2020.
Saturday, 28th March 2020 – WPG Outing
WPG Outing – WPG is organising an outing to the Quilting and knitting Fayre, Belfast for members. A coach will be leaving from Newtownmountkennedy Community Centre at 7.30 a.m. on 28th March 2020 with a pickup point at Whelehan’s Wine Bar in Loughlinstown. The coach will leave Belfast at approximately 4.30 p.m. on the day. There is a €20 deposit to secure your place! For those interested in attending, please contact Moira Byrne on firstname.lastname@example.org
The Quilting and Knitting Fayre is being held in the Stormont Hotel, Belfast from 26th – 28th March 2020. Website: https://www.quiltfayre.com/
Saturday, 15th February 2020
The AGM will be held at 10.30 a.m. immediately prior to the monthly meeting. A new Committee will be elected at the meeting. If you are interested in joining the Committee please let one of the current members know or contact email@example.com
At the meeting a cheque to our 2019 Charity, Lakers Sports and Recreational Club, will be presented to representatives from Lakers. We will also have a guest speaker to address the meeting about our 2020 Charity Wicklow Dementia Support.
Member Terri McNeill of Terri Studio Designs will be bringing her shop to the meeting.
Saturday, 18th January 2020
Tomomi McElwee of Slaney Quilting Studio will be bringing her shop to the meeting.
Don’t forget to bring the projects that you have been working on over Christmas for our Show & Tell.
We also hope to announce our Charity for 2020.
Saturday, 14th December 2019 (Note Date)
As is traditional, there will be no formal meeting in December 2019 but there will be plenty of fun, mince pies and other Christmas goodies to enjoy and of course a Kris Kindle – maximum value €5 but do bring hand made gifts if at all possible!
There will be Christmas demonstrations on how to make Christmas gifts and ornaments. There will also be an exhibition of Christmas craft work and members will vote for their favourite. The winning entry will receive a prize!
A charity swop shop will be held on the day so do bring along all those “unloved” fabrics and other sewing related items.
Sit & Sew Afternoon – the hall has been booked for the afternoon. So stay behind after the party and tackle some of those UFO’s or other projects you have on hand! If you are staying, don’t forget to bring your lunch – plenty of tea/coffee and biscuits will be available.