Workshops

We run regular workshops for members in the Community Hall in Newtownmountkennedy, usually on the same weekend as our monthly meetings.  Our workshops cater for both beginners and those with more experience. If you are interested in doing any of the workshops please contact workshops@wicklowpatchwork.ie

16th November 2019

Christmas Star Cushion with member, Sharon Burrell. 
1.45 p.m. to 5.00 p.m.
Class Kit includes 5 Fat Quarters – finished cushion 18″ x 18″.
For further details contact Workshop Organiser, Moira Byrne – workshops@wicklowpatchwork.ie

3rd/4th/5th November 2019

Ruth Jarman – ruthjarmantuition.co.uk – will be holding a series of workshops on how to use and maintain your sewing machine.  The workshops are currently full but for more details and to put your name on the waiting list, contact Moira Byrne, Workshop Organiser –workshops@wicklowpatchwork.ie

19th October 2019

Roisin McManus of Quilt Yarn Stitch (QYS), Tuam will be providing a workshop for members.  Details are currently being finalised.  For more details contact Workshop Organiser, Moira Byrne – workshops@wicklowpatchwork.ie

14th September 2019

Connie Spurlock will be providing an afternoon workshop on the topic of “10 Degree Ruler on Steroids”. Although Connie didn’t even learn to sew until she was over 30 years old, she used her background to develop Sew Wonderful Dreams, a pattern design company – www.sewwonderfuldreams.com. For more details and to book a place contact Moira Byrne, Workshop Organiser,  workshops@wicklowpatchwork.ie

20th/22nd July 2019

Hand Dyeing and Printing Fabric. After a successful workshop with members in Summer 2018, Moira Byrne and Lorna Lafferty are back to do another workshop with WPG members. The workshop is for members to create hand dyed fabrics and print designs to the fabrics that you have dyed over 1.5 days. A number of techniques will be demonstrated and everyone will be given an opportunity to try out these during the workshop. The workshop is suitable for all levels.

Dates and times of Workshop
Saturday, 20th July 2019 – 1.00 p.m. to 4.00 p.m.
Sunday, 21st July 2019 –  10.00 a.m. to 4.00 p.m.
Monday, 22nd July 2019 – 10.00 a.m. to 4.00 p.m.
Note: It is not necessary to attend on all days. Monday, 22nd July is an optional extra.

Venue: Newtownmountkennedy Community Centre

For further information as to materials, costs, etc., contact Moira Byrne, Workshop Organiser, at workshops@wicklowpatchwork.ie

15th/16th June 2019

Mary Palmer will be providing a day and a half workshop – the theme is a Kaleidoscope quilt with another easier alternative using a jelly roll – called Stella. For full details on the workshop click here
http://www.marimudesigns.com/

Sat 15th June – 1.30 p.m. – 4.45 p.m.
Sun 16th June – 10.00 a.m. – 4.45 p.m.

Further details/bookings from Workshop Organiser, Moira Byrne – moirabyrne@gmail.com

16th/17th February 2019

“Circles in a Square” Workshop by Moya Geraghty of Patchwork Plus

Saturday, 16th February 2019
1.30 p.m. to 4.45 p.m.

Sunday, 17th February 2019
10:00 a.m. – 4.45 p.m.

17th/18th November 2018

Alternative Stained Glass (no bias tape) – a day and a half workshop will be provided by Terri McNeill. Kits available. For full details on the workshop, contact Moira Byrne – moirabyrne@gmail.com
Saturday 17th November – 1:30 p.m. – 4.45 p.m.
Sunday, 18th November– 10.00 a.m. – 4.45 p.m.

15th/16th September 2018

Book Cover Making – a day and a half workshop will be provided by Sidella O’Brien on the principles of Book Cover Making. For full details on the workshop, contact Moira Byrne – moirabyrne@gmail.com
Saturday 15th September – 1:30 p.m. – 4.45 p.m.
Sunday, 16th September – 10.00 a.m. – 4.45 p.m.

30th June – 3rd July 2018

A four day Dyeing Workshop will be provided by Moira Byrne and Lorna Lafferty.  Further details click here.

20th May 2018 (Sunday)

A full day workshop will be provided by Olena Pujachova.  The topic for the workshop is Applique with Curved Piecing. Examples can be seen on Olena’s Blog: http://lenapugacheva.blogspot.ie  
10:00 a.m.- 4:45 p.m.

21st/22nd April 2018

Gaye Grant of the Fennel Shed will be providing a day and a half workshop based on Log Cabin and Pickwick Quilts.
Saturday 21st April – 1:30 p.m. – 4.45 p.m.
Sunday, 22nd April – 10.00 a.m. – 4.45 p.m.

24th March 2018

Full day workshop on “Panda” Clamshell with member Helen Dodd.
10:00 a.m. to 4.45 p.m.

10th March 2018

Feltmaking with Gabi McGrath

Gabi will teach us how to make small felt items such as flowers, bowls, boxes, lamp holders, etc.
1.30 p.m. to 4.45 p.m.

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