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QUILTERS GUILD EVENTS in your area: 

Contemporary Scraps workshop with Sue Rhodes 13th February 2016  10:00am to 3:30pm 

Meopham Village Hall Wrotham Rd, Meopham, Kent DA13 0AT

See Events for more details

Contact 01474 834872 berylconnelly@btinternet.com.


                                                                            



Aldington,

Aldington Corner Quilters, N

Meet (eve),   

Contact: Julie Coney 01303 813944 (evenings)

 quirkyjules@gmail.com        

 About 50 members. Exhibition every 2 years.  Makes quilts for Helping Hands, Heart cushions, 22 quilts for hospice. 

Aylesford,

Castle Wall Quilters, W

Meet:   Every Thursday, 9.30 a.m -12.30 p.m             

Contact: Sandra Rocco 01634 668580  

aar50cents@gmail.com



Beckenham,

Beckenham Quilters, W S A

Meet:  1st Tuesday in every month, 8 p.m      

Linda Mercer 020 84025589 and Jan Williams 01322 865098

www.beckenhamquilters.com  

Frequent speakers – usually two open meetings a year.  Group quilts – biennial exhibition.  Charity focus – lap quilts for the elderly, fund raising for the Primrose Trust, Linus Quilts.


Belvedere

Nuxley Quilters, 

Meet: (eve)                         

Contact: Barbara Cooper 01322 405663   

     barbara.cooper19@ntlworld.com

Bexley,

Red House Quilters

Meet:  3rd Thursday every month at 7.30 p.m.             Contact: Elizabeth Coates 07704 653104    bethjcoates@gmail.com

Friendly group, with a mixture of speakers, workshops and also fun days.  We try to balance the club by having something for everyone. The group skills range from beginner to experienced.

 N S  

Bexleyheath

Abbey Quilters, W S

Meet: Last Fridayof each month, 2-4 p.m             

Contact: Carol James    07733 101139         

  carol@carolannejames.co.uk

We have speakers, workshops, ongoing charity quilts, trips to quilt shows.

 

Bromley

Bromley Quilters, N

Meet:  1st Tuesday of the month, evenings.  Additional “sew-ins                     

Contact: Lesley Lumbroso 0208 4601643  

 jeanlmbrs@aol.com

 We usually have a charity quilt “on the go” but make our own quilts for family etc and help each other especially with sandwiching and hand quilting.

Crayford

Rainbow Quilters, W 

Meet:  1st Thursday in the month at  7p.m .               

Contact: Kate Higgens   07506 026755

  katehiggens@gmail.com  

 

Dartford

Darenth Valley Quilters,   N                 

Meet: 2nd Wednesday evening in the month

Contact: Jan Williams 01322 865098  

janwillquilt@aol.com       

N

Dartford,

Waterside Quilters, W

Meet: 4th Saturday of the month, 9.30 -1 p.m.                Contact: Olive Row 01322 270807 

olive@do100.plus.com

Share expertise between group members.  In house and external workshops.  Making charity quilts.

 

Dartford,

Dartford Quilters S A 

Meet:  2nd Saturday of the month, 10 -1 p.m                          

Contact: Christine Burgess  01322 278772

chrisburgessx2@yahoo.co

Mainly to inspire one another & make quilts – every other year we have an ongoing project.  Members teach one another & we have outside teachers plus we make charity quilts.

Edenbridge,

Eden Quilters  N

Meet : Every 2 weeks on a  Monday, 1.30 - 3.30 p.m               

Contact: Joyce Staplehurst 01732 700559    

 joycestaplehurst@btinternet.com

Making quilts for ourselves and for charity.

Gillingham,

Sewing Together  W S A 

Meet:    Every Monday 2-4 p.m        

Contact: Joy Baker, 01634 716776     

joybaker@live.co.uk

We have workshops when we invite demonstrators in for half or full days.

Gravesend,

Friendship Quilters, Chalk  W

Meet: Tuesday 10 - 3 p.m and Wednesday 1- 3 p.m, both in term times

Contact: Lesley Rowdon 01474 825022 

lesleyrowdon@sky.com 

Gravesend,

Gravesend Quilters,                          

 Majorie Wilson, 01474 323027  

Hartley

Trianon Quilters, W S  

 Meet:   Normally 3rd week of month, Weds and Thurs (members divide between the days) 10 - 4pm                         

Contact: Pam Cass 01474 706612  

 pamcass34@gmail.com

Members combine for August and Christmas meetings.Pam circulates monthly notes to all members.There is a varied programme for each year, influenced by members.There are 4/5 Saturday workshops held each year with invited tutors – guest quilters welcome. Quilts have been made for charity and several thousands of pounds raised for Demelza and Kent Air Ambulance.


Hythe

Grove Quilters,  (pm)                                  

 Ingrid Hudson 01303 230117  

Ide Hill

JP Quilters,    N  

Meet:     3rd Fridayof each month, 1.30- 4.30 p.m                           

Contact: Paddy Clarke  01959 577359   

     paddyandbarry@yahoo.co.uk    

Formed 2 years, run with Judy Ackrill.  Warm, friendly group

Lenham

Country Ways Quilters & Stitchers

Meet: 1st & 3rd Tuesdaysof month, 1.30 - 4.30 p.m

Contact: Jan Haines 01233 714699    

     janet.haines21@hotmail.co.uk

Occasional workshops; about 20 members.  Helping hands workshops.  Speakers occasionally

Maidstone,

Hearty Quilters,

Meet: 1st Saturday in the month, 9.30 -12.30pm

Linda Prance, 01732 823383 

cakemountain@btinternet.com

We have a range of workshops, make charity quilts, hold a quilt show and try to have outings each year.

Minster-in -Thanet

Abbey Patchers, N A 

Meet: 9a.m - 12 noon

Contact: Sandra Anderson,  01227 375429   

 sandraanderson11@btinternet.com

OR

Alison Simpson 01843 601726 

 smartfroghop@hotmail.com

Orpington,

Orpington Quilters N S A  

Meet : 2nd Thursday each month except August , 7-10pm

 Contact:  Carol Rainbow 01689 853466 / 07919 982611

carolrainbow170@btinternet.com

35 members plus 3 Honourary members, exhibition every 3 years, next 28th September 2013.  Theme for each meeting – projects, speakers, occasional Saturday meetings.  Mixed age group.

Orpington,

Colour Wheel Quilters, N

Meet: 2nd Tuesdayeach month, 1.15 – 4.15 pm        

 Contact: Margaret James or Carol Raiinbow

mags.james@gmail.com

carolrainbow170@btinternet.com


This group has 35 members and is a sit, sew and learn from each other group, with demonstrations from the group leaders and members. 

Rochester,

Bears Paw Quilters, Burham, S A 

Meet: Every other Wednesday evening, 7.30-10pm 

Contact: Caryll Baldwin  01634 855669 

           bbandc58@blueyonder.co.uk 

Share expertise amongst group members.  Make quilts.  Have speakers and workshops.  Support local charities.  We do share workshop places/trips with Castle Wall – to fill spaces & help finance.

Rochester

Copperfield Quilters, Higham, N

Meet:  Thursday,fortnightly, 7.30- 9.30 pm

Linda Parr, 01474 823129              

 

Sevenoaks

Quercus Quilters - Riverhead

Meet: Last Thursday in the month at  7.30 p.m.

Contact:  Sarah Amott  01959 532803 

amott.brooksgrove@btinternet.com

Speakers, workshops – some in-house, annual Challenge (judged), Charity quilts, annual quilt show, monthly Show and Tell, tea & coffee

N S A 

Sittingbourne

Pieceful Patchers, S             

Meet: Every other Tuesday, 7.30 - 9.30 p.m

Contact:  Cilla Joyner 01795 556147            

  At the evening meetings we have speakers, demonstrations and mini workshops.  We have all day workshops on Saturday and charity days to make quilts for the Teenage Cancer Trust and heart foundation

Sheerness

Bright Headland Quilters, N

Meet: 1st Thursday of the month at 10 a.m and 3rd Thursday at 7.30 p.m

 Contact: Vickie Foreman 07949 779291 

  vixforeman@yahoo.co.uk

 The group welcomes new members for mini-demos, challenges and show and tell.  Also enjoys stitching for charity.

Strood

Strood Quilt Group

  Meet:  Every Tuesday evening at 7 p.m.                  

Contact: Jean Ball 01474 822807    sewafineseam8@aol.com

Both experienced members and those new to quilting.  We support a charity working in Kosovo and Albania, and occasionally make quilts for them.  I (Jean Ball) teach 4 all-day Saturday workshops each year.

Tunbridge Wells,

Chalybeate Quilters

Meet (eve)       

 Lee Brown, 01892 530927  

Tunbridge Wells

Tunbridge Wells Quilters

Meet: Every 2nd Thursday, in members' homes

Contact: Ann Playfoot 01897 722019

ann.playfoot@btinternet.com

Small group making Linus and charity quilts, sometimes workshops. 

Walderslade

Noodle Soup  

Meet (day),                        

Sandra Rocco 01634 668580