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West Sussex

Local Groups in West 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

The above information is added (where known – but do phone to check)

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Bognor Regis - Pagham

Aldwick Quilters, N S A

 Meet: 4th Thursdayin month, 10am          

 Contact: Molly Hanwell  01243 265960       

Sewing bees, workshops, speakers, exchanges with other groups, exhibition every 2-3 years.  


Chichester Quilters     N S A

Meet: 1st Thursday in month except August, mornings 10/10.30am, evenings 7.30pm

Contact : Suzanne Boulter 01243 266846     

or Eva May 01243 528708

Meetings are a mix of speakers (with several running workshops the following day) and in-house workshops, where lap quilts and raffle quilts are made for local charities.  A bi-annual quilt show is held.


Fabric Friends  W S

Meet:  4th Thursday afternoon each month                                  

Contact:  Hillie Standing 01903 700479 

Worthing Patchworkers W S A 

Meet: 1st & 3rd Saturday of month       


Speaker / mini workshop most months.  

East Grinstead

Greenstede Quilters W S A 

Meet:  1st & 3rd Wednesdays in the month, 7.15-9.30pm.

Also Monday morning group                  

Contact: Morag Hooker 01342 321292


We have good speakers and workshops, in-house mini-workshops, group activities and challenges.

East Wittering

Wittering Quilters  W S 

Meet:  First Tuesday of each month, evenings                

Contact: Chris Milner  01243 670641

Also have Quilt Bees on two Fridays a month. 2nd Friday, afternoon, 4th Friday all day.

Lower Beeding

Horsham Quilters N S A

Meet:  1st Friday in the month, 9.30 for 10am start                       

Contact: Janet Brown

Mostly speakers, some in-house workshops plus self financing workshops with professional tutors.  Some charity work ie CHASE (children’s hospice), Linus, Air Ambulance 


Wicked Quilters  W A  

Meet: Every Wednesday, except Christmas time2 - 4 pm

Contact: Sue Tripp

Members very happy to advise and assist less experienced members.

Workshops, outings and some money-raising for charity.  Max 24 members, possible members welcome to visit. Nominal charge for overheads.


Midhurst Quilters  N S 

Meet:  2nd Tuesdayof the month, 10am                            

Contact: Mary Davis  01730 814236             

Speakers, demos. Linus quilts in January, Quilters Day in May with competitions.


Selsey Quilters  W

Meet:  Every Thursday10.30/11 – 4-ish pm in member’s homes                    

Contact: Lesley Mariner 01243 601496     

We work as a group for Project Linus.  We make quilts for babies born in the Special Care Unit at St Richard’s Hospital in Chichester, group quilts for each other & our own projects.  


Storrington Quilters, N S 

Meet - Every Wednesday throughout the year from 10 am - 12.30 pm

Contact: Ann Till    01903 745625 

Meeting weekly, we mostly work on our own projects, but monthly we have a project to extend our knowledge and experience.  Our group actively supports and makes Linus quilts as well.  We support Rocking Horse charity at Royal Brighton hospital.  


Chanctonbury Quilters  N S  A

Meet: 2nd Thursdayeach month except August, 

7.30-9.30 pm                      

Contact: Barbara Nayler  01903 812171   

Mostly a hands-on sewing group (with lots of chatter) but we try to have two speakers during the year, and an occasional shop visit.


Sussex Quilters  N A 

Meet:1st Wednesday of the month, 10 -12 noon          

Contact: Margaret Holden   01273 454971


Three Bridges,

Outpost Patchwork Circle, N

Meet: 1st and 3rd Mondays, 7.30 - 10 pm        

Contact: Mollie Bourton, 01293 404479    

About 20 members.  Also organise regular Saturday workshops, 10 - 4 pm


Griffin Quilters       N                

Meet: Every Monday, 1.30-3.30pm

Contact: Eileen Hoad   01903 692834                  

 Been active for many years


Patchwork Dollies,

Meet mornings                             

Anne Rickard    01903 261959            



Stitch and Sew Patchworkers,      

Meet: Every other Thursday,2 - 4 pm 

Contact: Debbie Croft 01903 709227               

Group of about 20 who meet to sew.  Closely allied with Worthing Patchworkers for speakers etc.