Upcoming Quilting Events

Check out the Upcoming Quilting Events/Outings page – http://wicklowpatchwork.ie/upcoming-quilt-exhibitions/

 

Membership Fee

 Don’t Forget!
Your membership fee for 2022 is now due.  Please refer to emails sent to you with details of how to make the payment.

 

 

Saturday 9th & Sunday 10th July 2022
Dyeing Workshop 

A return of the popular two day Dyeing Workshop with Moira Byrne, Lorna Lafferty and Mary Piggott will be held on Saturday and Sunday, 9th & 10th July 2022. The workshop will cover a variety of dyeing methods.

If you are interested in attending the workshop please contact Workshop Organiser, Geraldine McGettigan at workshops@wicklowpatchwork.ie

 

 

Saturday, 16th July 2022 – 11.00 a.m.
Doors open at 10.00 a.m.

We are delighted to welcome Lynn Naughton of Seams Sew Simple back to Wicklow.  Lynn will be our guest speaker for the meeting and she will also bring her shop with all her lovely fabrics!

There will  be a half day workshop provided by Lynn on the afternoon of 16th July 2022.  The workshop will cover a number of projects all based on 5″ Squares – “quilt as you go string” blocks, flying geese table runner, cathedral window table runner, curved pieced cushion cover.  For further information/details contact Workshop Organiser, Geraldine McGettigan workshops@wicklowpatchwork.ie

There will also be a “hanging sleeve” demonstration on the day so that our wall hangings and quilts all hang beautifully!

 

 

Saturday, 20th August 2022 – 11.00 a.m.
“Christmas in August”

As is traditional our August meeting will be a Sit & Sew Day on the theme of “Christmas in August” to get you started on all those Christmas projects/gifts. Enjoy a day of sewing and chatting!

There will be Christmas demonstrations and Appletree Crafts will also bring their Christmas fabrics to get everyone into the Christmas mood! https://www.appletreecrafts.com/

There will not be a formal meeting on the day.

 

Saturday, 17th September 2022 – 11.00 a.m.
Car Park Meeting/Exhibition

In September 2022 we are holding our third Car Park Exhibition/Meeting. So bring all the work you have been doing over the past while and display it on your car!

Terri McNeill

Terri McNeill Exhibition – In conjunction with the Car Park meeting, an exhibition of the work of our late and beloved member, Terri McNeill, will be held in the Community Hall.

Friends of Terri, together with her husband, Don, will provide a shop of Terri’s fabrics.

Members who attended Terri’s classes over the years are also asked to bring along the quilts they have made under her guidance for display at the Car Park Exhibition.

 

 



 

 

Saturday, 18th June 2022 – 11.00 am.
Doors Open at 10.00 a.m.

John O’Donnell of Sewing Machine Centre Waterford, will be our speaker for the June meeting. John will also service sewing machines for members on the day. There will be a booking system set up to have your machine serviced.

Scissor Sharpening – The “Scissors Man” will also be at the meeting to sharpen your scissors/pinking shears etc. Please clearly label your scissors and put them in a labelled bag for sharpening.

Charity Swap Table – there will be a swap table in the hall for our charity Jigsaw. So bring those unloved fabrics etc. that you don’t think you will ever use but will be loved by somebody else!  Just make sure the items are in good condition and are usable. There will be a Charity Box on the table as a contribution to Jigsaw for the items you take.

 

Saturday 21st May 2022  – 11.00 a.m.
Doors Open at 10.00 a.m.

We are very pleased that our Guest Speaker for the May meeting is Tomomi McElwee.  She is also bringing her shop to the meeting.

Workshop – Tomomi will be providing an afternoon workshop after the meeting on how to make a pieced drawstring bag.  Time: 1.00 p.m. – 5.00 p.m.  Requirements and cost for the workshop will be advised to participants.  If you are interested in attending please contact Workshop Organiser, Geraldine McGettigan at workshops@wicklowpatchwork.ie

Drawstring Bag

Drawstring Bag – base

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Wednesday, 27th April 2022 – 7.30 p.m.
Sit & Sew Evening (Zoom)

While we are back meeting in person again, it is intended to continue the Sit & Sew/Demonstration sessions by Zoom on the 4th Wednesday of each month.  The next Zoom Sit & Sew will be held on Wednesday, 27th April 2022 at 7.30 p.m.  Join in and enjoy the chat as you work on your projects.

 

 

Saturday, 9th April 2022 – 11.00 a.m.
Community Centre, Newtownmountkennedy (doors open from 10.00 a.m.)

At last! Our first indoor face to face monthly meeting since the start of the pandemic will be held on Saturday, 9th  April 2022 in the Community Centre, Newtownmountkennedy at 11.00 a.m. (doors open from 10.00 a.m.)  We are delighted that the Speaker for the meeting is our neighbour, Appletree Crafts.  They will also be bringing their shop to the meeting to help us build up our stashes again!.  https://www.appletreecrafts.com/

 

Easter/Spring Challenge 2022
There will be a themed Easter/Spring Challenge at the meeting – so bring along your small Easter/Spring items and enter the Challenge!

 

Sit & Sew Afternoon – there will be an in person Sit & Sew Afternoon following the monthly meeting.  Come along with your  lunch, sewing machine, those projects you are working on and enjoy the chat!

 

 

Saturday, 19th March 2022 – 11.00 a.m.
Zoom Meeting

 

The March monthly meeting will be held via Zoom on Saturday, 19th March 2022 at 11.00 a.m.

The speaker for the meeting will be Olena Pugacheva. Olena has been with us before and we are very glad to welcome her back.  http://lenapugacheva.blogspot.com/

 

 

Gaye Grant from The Fennel Shed in Buncrana will be our speaker for the meeting.  It is hoped that Gaye will also do a “Red Work” Workshop, by Zoom, later in February.  Further details of the Workshop to follow.  https://thefennelshed.ie/

 

 

Saturday, 15th January 2022 – 11.00 a.m.
Zoom Meeting 

Our first meeting of 2022 will be held on Saturday, 15th January 2022 at 11.00 a.m.  The meeting will be held by Zoom as we are still unable to hold our meetings in person due to the continued Covid pandemic.

We are delighted to welcome back Nikki Foley of The Sewing Shed, Castlemaine in Co. Kerry.  Nikki will give us a tour of her shop and a demonstration.  She will also take a Q&A session during the meeting.   https://www.thesewingshed.ie/

 

Saturday 22nd January 2022 – 10.30 a.m.
Sit & Sew Morning

Our first Sit & Sew session of 2022 will be held by Zoom on Saturday, 22nd January at 10.30 a.m.  Why not join in and get working on your projects or tackle those UFOs!

 

 

Wednesday, 26th January 2022 – 7.00 p.m.
Monthly Demonstration

Gwen Gould will do a demonstration via Zoom  at 7.00 p.m.  She will be demonstrating Friendship Braiding.

 

 

 

 

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