Upcoming Quilting Events

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

 

Wednesday, 28th September 2022 – 7.30 p.m.
“Zoom” Demonstration

The WPG Zoom Online Demonstrations are back for autumn/winter 2022/2023.

The next demonstration will be held on Wednesday, 28th September 2022 at 7.30 p.m. – so get inspired to make a log cabin block for our 2022 Charity Quilt in aid of Jigsaw.

Details of how to login to the Zoom Session will be sent to members by email.

 

Saturday, 15th October 2022 – 11.00 a.m.
Doors open at 10.00 a.m.

Our October meeting will be held on Saturday, 15th October 2022.  The Speaker for the meeting is Rosaleen Dwyer and her sister Kathryn Byrne.  We look forward to welcoming them both to the meeting.

There will be a Swap Table for our 2022 Charity Jigsaw at the meeting. So bring along all those unloved fabrics and sewing items you no longer need so they can find a new home!

And don’t forget to bring your Log Cabin Blocks for our 2022 Charity Quilt

 

Chenille Mug Holder

Following the meeting Wendy Huggins has kindly agreed to do an afternoon workshop on how to make Chenille fabric.  The workshop will be from 1.30 p.m. to 5.00 p.m. She will be teaching the techniques for making the fabric and also how to make a mug holder or pot holder.

If you are interested in attending the workshop, please contact Workshop Organiser, Geraldine McGettigan at workshops@wicklowpatchwok.ie for further details.  There is still one place available.

 

 


Saturday, 19th November 2022 – 11.00 a.m.

Doors open at 10.00 a.m.

The details of the November meeting are yet to be finalised – so watch this space!

Charity Quilt –  members are invited to remain after the meeting for an afternoon Sit, Sew & Design Session to assemble our Log Cabin Charity Quilt in aid of Jigsaw.

 

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.  We are looking for volunteers to demonstration interesting and unusual Christmas items.  If you have a Christmas item you would like to demonstration, 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. Bring along your items for display at the meeting!

 



 

 

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, 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, 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 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, 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.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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