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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 :  Battle, Nr Hastings, (Eve & PM)

1st Monday of each month, 6.30-9pm

3rd Monday of the month,, 1-4pm
Contact:  Hilary Armfield 07784 893995


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)

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, 7-9 pm            

Contact: Angela Lawrence    01424 731034     

Group of 15, max 20.  Sometimes outside speakers, demos and lessons.  Challenges twice a year.

Bexhill on Sea

 Sanditon Quilters   W A        

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

Contact: Christine Foord  01424 430085

Brighton - Peacehaven

Downland Quilters N S A 

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

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

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. 

Contact: Libby Tavener 01825 760027 



Old Town Quilters N S A 

Meet: 2nd and 4th Thursday of the month from 2 - 4.30pm at Community Wise, Ocklynge Road, Old Town, Eastbourne, BN21 1PY.           

Contact: Sandy Medway 07710-309893 Chairman 

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


Stringtown Quilters 

Meet: Monday fortnightly                

Contact: Sue Trangmar       01323 848894  


Ouse Valley Quilters,  W S                               

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


 70+ members.  9 sub-groups meeting in each others houses.  Exhibition every 2nd year.  8 workshops a year of varying levels.  Website has proved very successful in recruiting and keeping members informed.

Punnetts Town

Heffle Quilters  N S A 

Meet:  Tuesdays, 11-3 pm

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.

QGBI Yahoo Group, internet forum for QG members

 Jan Allston,

Stone Cross

Seven Sisters 

Meet:  Monday, fortnightly                       

Contact: Amanda Richardson  01323 843215