Monday, 21 March 2016

IPS National AGM

The Irish Patchwork Society AGM will take place on Saturday 1st October in the Ormond Hotel, Ormond Street, Kilkenny. (The hotel is located 10 minutes walk from the train station, 5 minutes walk from Dublin bus stop, accessible car-park etc.)

AGM: Saturday 1st October.
Tea and coffee will be served from 9.30  
Registration 10am

AGM quilt challenge:
Quilts on the theme "Witches and Castles". No bigger than 15" x 15".

Afternoon talk by quilt artist Dorothy Russell from Angelesey on the "Butterfly has two wings".

Full day inclusive €27.50 (including lunch)
Entry to talk only: IPS members €12, non-IPS members €17

Sunday 2nd October
Workshop: New York Beauty
The New York Beauty block is made using foundation piecing, which makes fine points much easier to achieve. It is a superb technique which gives a very professional look.

Workshop cost is €65.

Wednesday, 9 March 2016

An Grianan photos!

Thirteen of us from our branch made the trip up to An Grianan this past weekend.  I have uploaded photos to our online archive at Flickr but thought I'd share some of them here on the blog and on our Facebook page too!

Working hard in the Square in the Circle Workshop with Sandra Mongtgomery!

  Some of the projects shared at Show and Tell on the last day:

 Louise and her challenge entry - Sew bunting!
  Thank you ladies for a brilliant weekend!