February Recap

It was a fantastic meeting this month, as always. Moya Geraghty of Patchwork Plus brought her always-excellent shop and we were all tempted to buy some goodies.

We were all particularly inspired by the talk, given by Sandra Jansen on ‘Luscious Log Cabin and its Variations’. Despite issues with the technology, she won through and enthused us all anew about the Log Cabin block and all of the amazing effects you can achieve. We hope to persuade her to give us a workshop in the not too distant future.

Here’s a taste of the quilts Sandra showed off…

And when it came to our members’ turn to impress, they didn’t let us down…

First we have Siobhán’s plaid quilt, then Clare’s spool bunting and stars quilt, Heidi brought along her mini landscape from the previous month’s workshop and the second row of her delicate appliqué quilt. Then we have Lesley’s award winning mini quilt and the ‘trophy’ she won, which was made by none other than Lynne Edwards!

Next we have Assumpta with another of the pieces from last month’s workshop and Anne’s adorable baby quilt, followed by two quilts from Veronica – one inspired by Frances’ blue and cream quilt last month and a calendar quilt. Mary Palmer brought in three quilts – a beautiful batik grid, a cute modern baby quilt and a One Block Wonder made with an unusual print – see the back. Ann brought in her completed Jolly Holly Table Runner from a workshop by Tracy Wardle, and a pretty in pink baby quilt.

It was a great meeting and we’re looking forward to our next, which will be on Saturday 11th March. See you then!

Coming up: February Meeting

It was a huge meeting last month and it was fantastic to see so many old and new friends in the Sacred Heart hall. Siobhán’s workshop on mini landscapes was very well received and we anticipate seeing some little masterpieces in Show and Tell at our next meeting, which is coming up this weekend….

Date: Saturday 11th February

Venue: Sacred Heart Church Hall

Door opens: 10am

Door fee for members: €4

Door fee for non-members: €8 (you are welcome to attend two meetings as a non-member)

Shop: Patchwork Plus

Speaker: Sandra Jansen – Luscious Log Cabin and Its Variations

Show and Tell: Please bring your creations to inspire us

Raffle: Only €5 a strip

Coffee and Tea: Provided. Please bring along some sweet treats to share

Library: A small selection from the library will be available for your perusal. Don’t forget to return previous borrowings!

Advance notice

1. After the March meeting there will be a workshop given by Tomomi McElwee on pieced circles. A sign up list will be available on saturday, and a non-refundable deposit of €5 will reserve your place.

2.Our April meeting will be our AGM. Please start thinking about serving on the committee, it’s a lovely group and it’s great to get involved. Speak to one of us about it if you have any questions.

3. May : our final workshop of the year will be given by Nikki Foley after the May meeting. You can register your interest on saturday and more details will be available at the March meeting.

See you there!

PS We ask all our members and visitors to be mindful of others as we get back together after Covid. Hand sanitiser is available at the door, wear a mask if you wish and give people the space they require. Thank you.