From our chair, Jane Horner:
Can it be meeting time already? How time flies when you’re enjoying yourself. There is a plethora of really interesting workshops and classes for all of us at the moment. We hope we can compete with a tempting meeting next Saturday 14th March at 10 am in the Sacred Heart Hall. But there is no meeting without you! So see you on…….
SATURDAY 14th MARCH at 10 am.
Our SHOP will be Maeve Meany of the Limerick Quilt Centre
Our SPEAKER will be Arlene Shawcross, who will give a talk about her own work and hand stitching and embellishment – leading into her afternoon workshop “Stitch to Enrich”
There will be our usual SHOW AND TELL – please log your quilts with Eilish.
We will have our RAFFLE
Erin will demonstrate the second instalment of the 2015 BLOCK OF THE MONTH
Please Note : at the time of sending this email there is only one place left on our afternoon workshop with Arlene Shawcross. Congrats to those who are signed up. We will be sending out copies of the bring list this week – apologies if you already have one.
Notices and Upcoming Events
Executive : Applications are requested for the posts of International Representative and Crafts Council of Ireland Representative by 31st March to IPS Secretary, PO Box 45, Blackrock, Dublin. Details in the Newsletter.
Hands Across the Border Exhibition, ‘Reflections’. Details and application form in Autumn Newsletter. Note : These need to go up to Dublin by the 21st March so if you have an entry for this bring it along on to the meeting on 14th March.
European Quilt Association Exhibition at Festival of Quilts 2015, “MUSIC… with a touch of red”. Details and application form in the Autumn Newsletter.
April 11th Meeting : Southern Branch AGM. Speaker Sandra Jansen on “Improvisational Piecing”
May 9th Meeting : Social Meeting
June 13th Meeting : Irene MacWilliam comes to the Southern Branch! Irene will be our speaker in June and will also be giving not ONE but TWO workshops that weekend. Information and signup sheets will be available at the March meeting.