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2022 Events/Activities


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

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.


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 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!.


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.




Saturday 12th March 2022 – 10.30 a.m.
Sit & Sew Morning

Our next Sit & Sew morning will be held by Zoom on Saturday, 2nd March  at 10.30 a.m.  Why not join in and get working on your projects or tackle those UFOs!


Wednesday, 2nd March 2022 – 7.00 p.m.
Monthly Demonstration

The next Zoom demonstration will be held on Wednesday, 2nd March 2022 at 7.00 p.m.  The demonstration will be of Easter Gifts.


Saturday, 26th February 2022 – “Zoom” Red Work Workshop
11.00 a.m.- 1.00 p.m.

A Red Work Workshop with Gaye Grant of the Fennel Shed will be held by Zoom on Saturday, 26th February 2022 from 11.00 a.m..  The workshop is open to all members free of charge.   Kits are available from The Fennel Shed  Email:  Mobile: 087 949 9070    All welcome to join in!

 There will also be a separate Sit & Sew Room on the day for those who are not joining the Red Work workshop.



Saturday, 19th February 2022 
Zoom Meeting.

AGM – 10.30 a.m.
Regular Monthly Meeting – 11.00 a.m.

The AGM will be held at 10.30 a.m. immediately preceding the regular monthly meeting.  If any members are interested in joining the Committee following the AGM please contact one of the the current Committee Members.

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.



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.


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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