18th April 2017 - Upcoming AGM May 2017- Service Sewing Machine Option

Update from our chairperson:
"Hi all, John O'Donnell from the Singer Sewing Centre in Waterford will be at the Eastern Branch AGM on Saturday, 28th May 2017 to service sewing machines. He can take 15 machines on the day and we’ll be taking names at this Saturday’s meeting (22nd April 2017). Cost per service: €45.00 for a mechanical machines or €50 for computerised machines.

Celine
Chairperson"

17th April 2017 Update - April 2017 Branch Meeting

From our Chairperson - Celine McDonnell:

To all Eastern Branch members

Reminder for this Saturday’s Branch meeting in Clontarf – Saturday 22nd April 2017.

Tea / Coffee: served from 10am. Don’t forget your Mug.

Shop: Fabric Matters – Wendy Huggins

Speaker: Ruth Bourke 

Weekend Workshops: 

  • Saturday 22nd April - Ticker Tape ½ day workshop with Ruth Bourke
  • Sunday 23rd April – Rainbow Rose full day workshop with Ruth Bourke

Raffle Tickets:  Raffle tickets will be on sale at our April and May branch meetings.  The Raffle will take place at our May meeting.  1st Prize is a Sewing Machine donated by John O’Donnell from the Singer Sewing Centre in Waterford.

We look forward to seeing you all there.

____

Chairperson

IPS Eastern Branch

24th March 2017 Update March Branch Meeting

Update from our chairperson Celine McDonnell:
"To all Eastern Branch members,

  • Reminder for this Saturday’s Branch meeting in Clontarf – Saturday 25th March 2017;
  • Tea / Coffee: served from 10am. Don’t forget your Mug.
  • Guest Shop: Rags for Linda
  • Guest Speaker: Dearbhla O’Reilly
  • UFO afternoon: Join us for an afternoon of sewing from 1.30pm to 4.30pm. Cost €5.00.
  • Raffle Tickets: Raffle tickets will be on sale at our March, April and May branch meetings. The Raffle will take place at our May meeting. 1st Prize is a Sewing Machine donated by John O’Donnell from the Singer Sewing Centre in Waterford.
  • Book Sale: The Library will hold a book sale at the March meeting. Books will be €5.00 each and the money raised from the sale will go towards the purchase of new books for the Library.
  • Hands Across the Border: Quilts for the Hands Across the Border Exhibition will be collected at the March branch meeting.
  • Deborah O’Hare Workshops: Deborah O’Hare will speak at our May 2017 branch meeting and will give three workshops as follows:

1) 28th May 2017Bird House (full day Sunday), cost €65.00
2) 29th May 2017 Stitching Showcase (full day Monday), cost €65.00
3) 30th May 2017 Layers & Shadows (full day Tuesday), cost €65.00

As previously advised these workshops must be paid for in full by the March branch meeting.

We look forward to seeing you all there!😊
--
Chairperson
IPS Eastern Branch"

Happy New Year

Happy New Year

Happy New Year! Our next branch meeting will take place on Saturday 28th January 2017.

IPS Newsletter - Issue 137 - Winter 2016 - circulated to all IPS members late December 2016. The deadline for the IPS Spring Newsletter is Friday 20th January 2017. Please send items in word document. Photographs must have full names of individuals in the photos and in the highest quality where possible. Please email all information to Editor by email: ipseditiornewsletter@gmail.com