Our Committee organises outings to patchwork related exhibitions and events throughout the year.
Athlone Sewin – Friday, 23rd to Sunday 25th November 2018
The Quilters Guild of Ireland are holding a Sewin in the Sheraton Hotel Athlone from 23rd to 25th November 2018. Full details of the Sewin can be found by clicking on this link – https://quiltersguildireland.com/events/
QGI members are welcome to attend for the day only if it is not possible to stay for the full weekend.
The Sewin coincides with the Athlone Schoolhouse Quilters Exhibition which is being held in St. Mary’s Primary School, Fair Green Athlone on the same dates.
WPG Exhibition – Signal Arts Centre. 9th/22nd July 2018
Our next event will be an exhibition of the work of WPG members in the Signal Arts Centre, 1 Albert Avenue, Bray, Co. Wicklow from 9th to 22nd July 2018.
Theme: “Look What I Made”
The exhibition will represent the diversity of work of the members of the group from the enthusiastic beginner to the very experienced quilter.
The Exhibition will be officially opened on Thursday 12th July 2018 from 7.00 – 9.00 p.m. by Freelance Journalist and Writer, Valerie Cox. For more information click here
9 July-31 August 2018
The Irish Guild of Embroiderers return to Dun Laoghaire LexIcon this summer with a wonderful new exhibition focusing on the theme of ‘Meetings’, meetings of sea and shore, of people, of colours, of stitches, of media, of home and abroad. Members’ work encompasses all styles of embroidery and textile work from the traditional to the innovative, from handwork to machine embroidery. The selection of textile work on display embraces fabric manipulation and embellishment, dyeing, printing and stitching and is presented in a variety of forms including framed work, wall hangings and 3D sculptures.
50 Years of the RDS Craft Awards
From Thurs 21st June to Fri 17th August 2018
Opening Times: 10.00 a.m. – 5.00 p.m.
IPS National Exhibition – “Making Waves”
This year the Society National Exhibition is being held at:
The Chocolate Factory, 26 King’s Inns Street, Dublin from 2nd -14th July 2018
Theme – “Making Waves”
Laois Quilters Group Exhibition
First group exhibition in the beautiful gallery of the Library in Mountmellick from Tuesday 3 July to Friday 27 July 2018.
The Library is in O’Moore Street, Mountmellick and opening times are:
Tuesday 10.00 a.m.-1.00 p.m and 2.00 – 7.30 p.m.
Wednesday 10.00 a.m.-1.00 p.m. and 2.00- 5.30 p.m.
Thursday 10.00 a.m.-1.00 p.m. and 2.00- 5.30 p.m.
Friday 10.00 a.m – 1.00 p.m and 2.00- 5.00 p.m.
Saturday 10.00 a.m. – 2.00 p.m.*
The library closes from 1.00 – 2.00 p.m. for lunch.
*Closed on Saturdays of Bank Holiday Weekends
The Group would like to welcome all quilters to the exhibition.
Crafting Live – Belfast. 25th/28th April 2018
The Crafting Live exhibition will once again be held in the Titanic Exhibition Centre in Belfast from 25th – 28th April 2018. Details can be found on their website: https://www.craftinglive.co.uk/shows/belfast/
2017 Quilt Fest
Every two years we host Newtowmountkenndy Quilt Fest in collaboration with Appletree Crafts to coincide with Newtownmountkennedy Street Feast. Our most recent Quilt Fest took place in June 2017.