30 September 2010

AGM Event - 2nd October 2010

The Annual General Meeting of the Irish Patchwork Society is on 2nd October 2010 at the Ashling Hotel, Parkgate Street, Dublin. Proceedings start at 11am with registration from 10am.

Our afternoon speaker is Margaret Woodside, and two workshops with Margaret are also arranged for Sunday 3rd and Monday 4th October. Requirements for the workshops are available here.

Members wishing to attend for lunch and the afternoon speaker or the workshops should email workshops.ipseastern@gmail.com.

12 September 2010

Q for Quilts quilts!

Several views of the "Q for Quilts" exhibition opening in C.I.T. in Cork on Saturday the 4th of September. A collection of all the quilts from the exhibition will be available to view on the website soon and the beautiful catalogue is available from the Southern Branch.

Laura Wasilowski Workshops

Students hard at work during day one of Laura Wasilowski's workshops. Which where organised as part of the "Q for Quilts" celebrations in C.I.T. in Cork sunday and monday the 5th and 6th of September. Laura is a wonderful tutor with a wicked sense of humour and a wonderful singing voice.

The Irish Patchwork Society National Exhibition "Q for Quilts" opened last Saturday in C.I.T. in Cork with 90 quilts on view and a large crowd in attendance. Members turned up from all over the country to attend the opening and the workshops given by Laura Wasilowski on the sunday and monday. Throughout the week quilters travelled from far and wide to see the wonderful quilts.