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Aldington Corner Quilters, N

Meet (eve),   

Contact: Julie Coney 01303 813944 (evenings)  

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


Castle Wall Quilters, W

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

Contact: Sandra Rocco 01634 668580


Beckenham Quilters, W S A

Meet:  1st Tuesdayin every month, 8 p.m      

Linda Mercer 020 84025589 and Jan Williams 01322 865098

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.


Nuxley Quilters, 

Meet: Third Monday of each month 7 - 9.30 pm.                         

Contact: Kate Higgens  02083014614  


Red House Quilters   N S

Meet: 3rdThursday every month at 7.30 p.m. 

Contact: Elizabeth Coates 07704 653104

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.  


Abbey Quilters, W S

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

Beverley Archard and Judith Bayne   

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



Bromley Quilters, N

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

Contact: Lesley Lumbroso 0208 4601643

 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.


Rainbow Quilters, W 

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

Contact: Kate Higgens   07506 026755  



Darenth Valley Quilters,   N                 

Meet: 2nd Wednesday evening in the month

Contact: Jan Williams 01322 865098       



Waterside Quilters, W

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

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



Dartford Quilters S A 

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

Contact: Christine Burgess  01322 278772

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.


Eden Quilters  N

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

Contact: Joyce Staplehurst 01732 700559

Making quilts for ourselves and for charity.


Sewing Together  W S A 

Meet:    Every Monday 2-4 p.m        

Contact: Joy Baker, 01634 716776

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


Friendship Quilters, Chalk, Gravesend  W

Meet: Thursdays am/pm or all day each term.

New members welcome to the afternoon sessions

Contact: Lesley Rowdon 01474 825022  07531175572 


Gravesend Quilters,                          

 Majorie Wilson, 01474 323027  


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

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.


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    

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


Hearty Quilters,

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

Linda Prance, 01732 823383

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


Alison Simpson 01843 601726


Orpington Quilters N S A  

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

 Contact:  Carol Rainbow 01689 853466 / 07919 982611

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.


Colour Wheel Quilters, N

Meet: 2nd Tuesdayeach month, 1.15 – 4.15 pm        

 Contact: Margaret James or Carol Raiinbow

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


Bears Paw Quilters, Burham, S A 

Meet: Every other Wednesday evening, 7.30-10pm 

Contact: Caryll Baldwin  01634 855669 


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.


Copperfield Quilters, Higham, N

Meet:  Thursday,fortnightly, 7.30- 9.30 pm

Linda Parr, 01474 823129              



Quercus Quilters - Riverhead

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

Contact:  Sarah Amott  01959 532803

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

N S A 


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


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

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


Strood Quilt Group

  Meet:  Every Tuesday evening at 7 p.m.                  

Contact: Jean Ball 01474 822807

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

Small group making Linus and charity quilts, sometimes workshops. 


Noodle Soup  

Meet (day),                        

Sandra Rocco 01634 668580  


Chestfield Quilters

Alternate Thursday Evenings from 7-9.30

Contact Sandra James 07962103562 or Sharyn Hutchings 01227791856

In addition there is a Sewing Saturday once a month