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Local Groups in East Sussex - contact details

Key: A = Group Affiliated to the Quilters' Guild  N = New members welcome  S = Speakers are invited to the group  W = Waiting list in operation

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1066 Quilters N S A 

Meet : 1st Mondayof each month, 6.30-9pm and 3rd Monday of the month 1-4pm

The Emmanuel Centre, Harrier Lane, Battle TN33 0FL

Contact:  Julie Beard  07777 69 44 50


We enjoy all kinds of stitching with an emphasis on patchwork and quilting.  We hold occasional workshops with speakers, often drawing on the extensive skills and experience of our members, and complete charity projects each year


Burwash Quilters 2012  N A S

Meet: every Monday 10am - 1pm (except August)

Burwash Village Hall, Burwash

Contact: Jan Strong

We hold a couple of workshops with visiting tutors throughout the year for members, and hold a quilt show every 2 or 3 years. 

Bexhill on Sea

Cabin Quilters  N S

Meet:   Every Wednesday in term time 7-9pm

Glynde Gap School, School Place, Hastings Rd, Bexhill on Sea     

Contact: Angela Lawrence    01424 731034    

Sometimes outside speakers, demos and lessons.  Challenges twice a year.

Sanditon Quilters   W A        

Meet: Twice a month on Wednesdays, one afternoon, one all day 10- 4 p m

St Martha’s Church Hall, Little Common, Bexhill on Sea

Contact: Christine Foord  01424 430085

Brighton - Peacehaven

Downland Quilters N S A 

Meet:   1st Thursday of each month except January, August and December. 7 for 7.30pm 

Meridian Centre, Peacehaven BN10 8BB

Contact: Susan Clements

Mixture of speakers and in-house projects.  We have friendly days and workshops on 4th Saturday of the month. Very mixed group with beginners and more advanced quilters.


Crowborough Fat Quarters N S A 

Meet: Tuesday evenings, 7.15-9.15 p.m

Crowborough Community Centre, Pine Grove, Crowborough TN6 1FE

Contact: Dorothy Thompson 01892 665598

We occasionally have a speaker and usually a project taught by someone in the group.

Sunflower Quilters N S A

Meet: 2nd and 4th Tuesdays of most months from 2 - 4.30pm. 

Fairwarp Village Hall, Fairwarp, Uckfield TN22 3BP

Contact: Libby Tavener 01825 760027


Old Town Quilters N S A 

Meet: 2nd and 4th Thursday of the month from 2 - 4.30pm

Community Wise, Ocklynge Road, Old Town, Eastbourne BN21 1PY         

Contact: Gillian Smith 

Workshops (in-house or well-known quilters).  Speakers on a variety of topics.  Linus quilts.


Stringtown Quilters 

Meet: Monday fortnightly 

Pumpkin Patch Shop, Hailsham               

Contact: Sue Trangmar       01323 848894


Ouse Valley Quilters  W S                              

Meet: 2nd Tuesday of the month, 7.30pm (except August)

Christ Church Hall, Prince Edward Rd, Lewes


70+ members.  9 sub-groups meeting in each others houses.  Exhibition every 2nd year.  8 workshops a year of varying levels.

Punnetts Town

Heffle Quilters  N S A 

Meet:  Tuesdays 10.30 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Punnetts Town Village Hall, Punnetts Town, E Sussex  TN21 9DS

Contact: Sheila Rayner      01435 863136

Weekly meetings, at least 2 challenges a year, speakers on Tuesay afternoons & several workshops throughout the year. Ongoing projects throughout the year.