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Region 15E Local groups

Groups are advertised here only as a service to people interested in locating a quilting group near them. These groups are independent of The Quilters' Guild.


Alington Quilters

Meeting Day: Tuesday mornings 10am-1pm

Venue: Belmont Community Centre, Durham

Contact: Samantha Shrimplin

Phone: 07941 982 506


Berwick Quilters

Meeting Day: Wednesday evening 6-9pm or Thursday all day (9.30am-4pm) once a fortnight.  Also meet 3rd Saturday of the month from 10am-4pm in January, March, May, July, September and November.

Venue: Horncliffe Village Hall

Contact: Caroline Morrell

Phone: 07801 903 196


Board Inn Quilters

Meeting Day: Wednesday 10am - 12noon

Venue: East Herrington Chapel

Contact: Mary Birt

Phone: 0191 520 0835


Carville Quilters and Crafts

Meeting Day: Thursday morning

Venue: Carville Methodist Church, Carrville, Durham

Contact: Mary Storr

Phone: 0191 386 3282


Cestria Patchworkers

Meeting Day: Tuesday evening 7-9pm

Venue: Bullion Hall, Chester-le-Street

Contact: Moira Holroyd

Phone: 0191 3861627


Chapel Lane Quilters

Meeting Day: Alternate Tuesdays 7pm

Venue: Methodist Chapel, Alnwick

Contact: Joy Wilson

Phone: 01665 602 987


Chatterbox Quilters

Meeting Day: Monthly, 2nd Saturday all day

Venue: Hepscott Village Hall

Contact: Liz Muir

Phone: 01670 715 172


Coquetdale Quilters

Meeting Day: 2nd and 4th Wednesday afternoons 1.30pm

Venue: Parish Hall, Rothbury, Northumberland

Contact: Maureen Fletcher

Phone: 01665 570 421


Coxhoe Quilters

Meeting Day: 1st and 3rd Thursdays, 10am - 12.30

Venue: Coxhoe Village Hall

Contact:  Margaret Jackson  

Phone:  01913 772 556


Culver Quilters

Meeting Day: Tuesday mornings 9.30am-12noon

Venue: Broadway Methodist Church, Cullercoats

Contact: Jean McClean

Phone: 0191 252 6859


Durham Quilters

Meeting Day: Tuesday evening 7.15 - 9.15pm

Venue: Raggy Robin Sewing Room, Vane Tempest Hall, Gilesgate, Maynards Row, Durham DH1 1QF

Contact: Gillian Banks

Email: gillianquilter@btinternet.com


Felton Patchers

Meeting Day: Monthly, 3rd Saturday all day

Venue: Felton Village Hall

Contact: Winefred Noble

Phone: 01670 787 644


Foggi Furze Quilters

Meeting Day: Monday afternoon 2-4pm

Venue: Seaton Carew Social Club, Seaton Carew, Hartlepool

Contact: Lorna Scott

Phone: 01429 268 642


Friday Quilters

Meeting Day: Friday morning 10am-12noon

Venue: Shakespeare Hall, North Road, Durham

Contact: Alison Moore

Phone: 0191 373 5674


Hadrian Quilters

Meeting day:  Alternate Wednesdays from 10am to 1pm

Venue: WI Hall, Heddon on the Wall, Northumberland   

Contact:  Maureen Cunningham

Phone:  01661 843 355

Mob:     07801 482 204


Heaton Patchwork Quilters

New group, just starting.  

Meeting day:  First Tuesday of the month

If you are interested in joining Sue, Liz, Carol and Dorothy, please contact Sue at sue7a@hotmail.co.uk 


Heddon Patchers

Meeting day: alternate Wednesdays 10.30am to 2.30pm

Venue: W.I. Hall, Heddon on the Wall, Northumberland

Contact: Ann Allsopp  Phone: 01661 853 695

Contact: Anne Hamilton   Phone: 01661 854 320


Hepscott Quilters

Meeting Day: Monday 10am - 3pm

Venue: Hepscott Village Hall

Contact: Rosemary Redshaw

Phone: 0191 682 2335


Horsley Quilters

Meeting Day: Monthly, last Saturday of the month from 10am-3pm

Venue: WI Hall, Horsley

Contact: Audrey Smith

Phone: 0191 487 6411


Hotchpotch Patchwork Group

Meeting Day: Monday evening  6-9pm

Venue: Isabella Community Centre, Blyth

Contact: Pauline Hodgetts

Phone: 07850 356 694


Longfram Quilters

Meeting Day: Monthly, 2nd Saturday of the month 10am - 3pm

Venue: Memorial Hall, Longframlington

Contact: Maureen Ripley

Phone: 01665 570 203


Lowick Quilters

Meeting day:  Tuesday 9.30am-12.30pm

Venue: Lowick Village Hall

Contact: Mary Lockie

Phone: 01890 820 226


Minerva Quilters

Meeting Day: Monthly, 1st Saturday 10.30am - 3.30pm

Venue: St James Church Centre, Alnwick, Northumberland

Contact: Claire Lofthouse

Phone: 01665 578 345


Patches (Cullercoats)

Meeting Day:  Saturdays from 11am to 2pm

Venue:  St Mary's Church Hall, Farringdon Road, Cullercoats

Contact:  Susan Oxley

Phone:  0191 251 7555


Pegswood Beginners

Meeting Day: Tuesday evenings 7pm - 9pm

Venue: The Hub, Pegswood

Contact: Nancy Fowlie

Phone: 01670 519 660


Peterlee Quilters

Meeting Day: Weekly, Tuesday 10.00am-2.30pm

Venue: Helford Road Pavilion, Peterlee

Contact: Pauline Collins

Phone: 0191 586 5242


Rainbow Quilters

Meeting Day: Wednesday mornings 10am-12noon

Venue: Seaburn Centre, Whitburn Road, Seaburn

Contact: Valerie Jackson

Phone: 0191 529 2179


Sew and Chat

Meeting Day: Wednesday evenings 7-9pm 

Venue: St James' Church & Community Hall, Burnopfield

Phone: 01207 271 930

Contact: Joyce Thompson


Shakespeare Hall Monday Quilters

Meeting Day: Monday mornings 10am-12noon

Venue: Shakespeare Hall, North Road, Durham

Contact: Muriel Wilson

Phone: 0191 384 2010


South Shields Quilters

Meeting Day: Tuesday mornings from 10am-1pm

Venue: St Paul's Church, Beach Road, North Shields

Contact: Barbara Thomas

Phone: 0191 456 7573


Stitched Up Quilting Group

Meeting Day : Tuesday 10am - 1pm 

Venue: North Shields Methodist Church

Contact: Angela McIntosh

Phone: 07557 978 803


Teesdale Quilters

Meeting Day: Thursday 2.00 - 4.00pm

Venue: Gainford Village Hall

Contact: Janet Hill

Phone: 01833 638 631


The Wednesday Quilters

Meeting Day: Wednesday morning 10am-12noon

Venue: Shakespeare Hall, North Road, Durham

Contact: Jackie Lowery

Phone: 01207 583 857


Usworth Quilters

Meeting Day: Wednesday, 6.30pm-9pm and Thursday 9.30am-12noon 

Venue: High Usworth Church Hall, Usworth, Washington

Contact: Pat Ternent

Phone: 0191 388 3480