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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

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Bognor Regis - Pagham

Aldwick Quilters, W S A

 Meet: 4th Thursday in month, 10am

Pagham United Reformed Church (St Ninian’s), Pagham Road, Pagham, Bognor Regis, W Sussex  PO21 4NJ 

 Contact: Molly Hanwell  01243 265960       

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

Visitors welcome


Chichester Quilters     N S A

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

Mornings -Lavant Memorial Hall, Pook Lane, Lavant, Chichester

Evenings – St Michaels Hall, Summersdale Rd, Chichester
Contact : Suzanne Boulter 01243 266846     

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 

Durrington Community Centre BN13 3FJ            

Contact:  Hillie Standing 01903 700479 

Worthing Patchworkers W S

Meet: 1st & 3rd Saturday each month

Durrington Community Centre  BN13 3FJ      

Contact: Carole Salder 

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

Trinity Methodist Church, Lingfield Road, East Grinstead RH19 2HA              

Contact: Morag Hooker 01342 321292


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

East Wittering

Wittering Quilters  N S 

Meet:  1st Tuesday of each month 7-9p.m. 

St Peters Catholic Church Hall, East Wittering            

Contact: Chris Milner  01243 670641

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


Ferring Quilters  W

Meet:  Every Monday except Bank Holidays in evenings

Ferring Village Hall

Contact: Carole Sadler 01903 242766

Lower Beeding

Horsham Quilters N S A

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

Lower Beeding Village Hall, Leech Pond Rd, Lower Beeding RH13 6NR                   

Contact: Janet Brown

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


Littlehampton P&Q Group W

Meet: Thursdayevenings 7.30-9.30pm, term time only

Wick Hall (Small hall), 76 Wick Street, Littlehampton BN17 7JS

Contact:  Joyce Wilson

Wicked Quilters  W A  

Meet: Every Wednesday, except Christmas time 2 - 4 pm

Wick Hall (Small hall), 76 Wick Street, Littlehampton BN17 7JS

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 Tuesday of the month 9.30 - 12 noon

Catholic Church Hall, Midhurst, W Sussex                         

Contact: Margaret Langridge  01730 813041                  

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


The Selsey Quilters  W

Meet:  Every Thursday 10.30/11 – 4-ish pm 

Member’s homes                    

Contact: Lesley Mariner 01243 941526     

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.  


Sussex Quilters  N A 

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

Southwick Community Centre, Southwick St, Southwick, W Sussex BN42 4TY     

Contact: Margaret Holden   01273 454971


Storrington Quilters  N S 

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

The Old School, School Lane, Storrington, W Sussex  RH20 4LL

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 Thursday each month except August 7.30-9.30 pm

Methodist Church Hall, High St, Steyning                  

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.

Three Bridges

Outpost Patchwork Circle N

Meet: 1st Saturday 10am - 4pm        

Contact: Mollie Bourton, 01293 404479


Crafty Ladies  N

Meet: Every Tuesday 10am - 12noon

Community Centre, Durrington BN13 3FJ

Contact:  Marian Davies  01903690210


Griffin Quilters    N                

Meet: Every Monday 1.30-3.30pm

Durrington Community Centre, Romany Road, Worthing BN13 3FJ

Contact: Eileen Hoad   01903 692834                  

Stitch and Sew Patchworkers   N  

Meet: Every other Thursday 2 - 4 pm 

Heene Community Centre, 122 Heene Rd, Worthing BN11 4PL

Contact: Debbie Croft 01903 709227             

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