DEADLINE EXTENDED for Showing at River of Dreams Exhibition


The 10th Annual River of Dreams exhibition will run from the 19th of June through the 26th of June and will be held in the Limerick School of Art & Design Gallery.  The deadline for quilts has been moved from Friday May 29th to the 2nd of June to allow for the Bank Holiday.  If you have a quilt you wish to enter in the exhibition, please download the River of Dreams entry form.

May 9th Social Meeting

Well, it was our second to last meeting before the summer break, and we chose to use this meeting more as a social meeting, with an extended show and tell!  And what a show and Tell it was!

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Some links for projects/tools/techniques discussed during Show and Tell:

One Hour Basket
Falling Charms
Missouri Star Quilt Company
Jaybird Quilts
Sidekick Ruler

Please comment below if there’s a link that was missed!

Anne Marie Hobbs from the Kilbora Quilt Shop was our shop and speaker.  She showed some amazing examples of her work!  Find her on Facebook, Instagram, and YouTube.

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What an amazing meeting!  I hope you enjoyed it as much as everyone else did!

Our next meeting is June 13, 2015– the last meeting before the summer break.  We’ll be announcing our summer challenge, and it will be our Irene MacWilliam weekend!

May 9th Meeting

Letter from the chair of the Southern branch of the Irish Patchwork Society

Dear members,
I hope you have all had a productive month and made the most of the very mixed weather. I feel guilty being out on Sunny days but it is soon made up for on the wet ones.


Following the AGM, the new committee is as follows;
Jane Horner -chair.
Tracy Wardle- secretary
Ann Prendagast- treasurer
Erin Case- PRO, Ed rep
Collette Carey- Membership Sec
Olivia O’Sullivan- exec rep

Thank you again to Eilish who gave a brilliant handover. If anyone is willing to serve on the committee, please contact a committee member.

Please note the following;
~The door payment for each meeting will increase to €4 for paid up members  and €8 for guests.
~Any stalls, works for charity or items for display must be discussed at a meeting of the committee.

May’s meeting will be on  SATURDAY 9th MAY at 10am We have called it a SOCIAL MEETING, we aim to give folks more time to chat and welcome the many new members we have. This will be a day for some ‘Social quilting’ so bring along whatever handwork project you’re working on. We also intend to have a bit more time for SHOW AND TELL this month and give your brilliant quilts their proper accolade.  So bring them on!!!!

BOM – as we ran out of time for this last month , Erin will give us a catch up, can you believe it’s MONTH 4 already?

Killbora Quilt Shoppe and Ann Marie Hobbs will give a TALK on her quilting journey.

There will be the usual RAFFLE,

TEA & COFFEE will be provided but the cakes and biscuits are dependent on your generosity, and you have never let us down yet!

I do hope you are all watching Facebook, Erin does a great job in keeping us abreast of all the forthcoming events
PHEW! After all that…….. See you SATURDAY

Jane Horner