Sorry to say that Kim Thittichai Will Not Be At Our 2019 Conference Retreat

Firstly, if you’d like more information about any of our classes, click on the following link:  _Conference Booklet with prices etc. As all of you who organise events know, we have to cover our considerable costs of getting a speaker and having workshops.  We were disappointed to have had so few people taking up the opportunity to take Kim’s workshops, and disappointed to have to … Continue reading Sorry to say that Kim Thittichai Will Not Be At Our 2019 Conference Retreat

Bits and Bobs

We know that not everyone does Facebook, so here’s what has been happening over there. [Reminder that if you’re interested in attending one of the workshops at the Retreat in Maynooth in May, register as soon as possible. There are several packages to choose from. You don’t have to stay in the Hotel, there are other options – AirBnb/ B&B/ University Accomodation etc. etc.  All … Continue reading Bits and Bobs

Amongst the Christmas Post

Hello QGI Members Well? Were you as excited as Spongebob Squarepants, upon receipt of your QGI Annual Conference Programme? At least a few of you were, response has been really positive so far. Our Education Officer, Clare Loughrey has done us proud, it’s a beautiful booklet and has exciting classes for quilters of all kinds, with high quality tutors. Quilter’s Guild of Ireland Annual Conference … Continue reading Amongst the Christmas Post

Santa Claus is coming. Tá Daidí na Nollag ag teacht.

The season is almost upon us and as with all organised  quilters, your projects are probably almost finished, having begun them in July? No!? Me neither! Not our fault. It was the weather… or something.  In Ireland, we can blame the weather for everything. This year, for the most part,  we enjoyed an unusually great summer. Obviously when it’s sunny here, it’s criminal to be … Continue reading Santa Claus is coming. Tá Daidí na Nollag ag teacht.

Happy Hallow’een: Getting ready for Athlone

      When:  Friday 23 – Sunday lunchtime 25 November 2018 Where:  Sheraton Hotel Athlone    Who:  QGI Members only. [Insurance demands this to be adhered to].             What:  Two nights Bed and Breakfast with one evening meal. Use of suite for sewing all day Saturday and Sunday morning.  [Maximum 40 persons sewing]  Free car park for residents Non-residents meal costs Euro 21 … Continue reading Happy Hallow’een: Getting ready for Athlone