Welcome to Ouse Valley Quilters
Ouse Valley Quilters are a well established group of quilters of all levels who are based in Lewes, East Sussex, UK.
Here you can find our latest articles including details of our upcoming workshops and our past workshop reviews.
Thursday 9th February, 2017 – In House Kaleidoscope Workshop with Meg Timms and Heather Cook We soon forgot the cold, miserable grey day outside as we got on with sorting, measuring, and pinning pattern repeats in our fabric. Soon we were layering and cutting into strips with six pattern repeats exactly on top of each […]
On Thursday November 24th we welcomed Amanda Hall, the designer and owner of Monkey Buttons. Amanda gave us a talk two days prior to the workshop, exciting us with many of her patterns and lots of “yummy” fabrics. For the workshop she gave us a choice of two patterns. A flower garden wall hanging or […]
The 9th biennial exhibition of the Ouse Valley Quilters, was held at Ringmer Community College on the 26th and 27th August 2016. Over 100 quilts made by members were displayed alongside our Challenge, which this year was to make a sensory quilt. 15 members rose to the Challenge
Upcoming workshops for the next three months are as follows: Thursday February 9th we have an in house workshop with Meg Timms entitled “Kaleidoscope” Thursday March 30th sees Lynne Edwards giving a workshop entitled “Cathedral Windows“. Again, if you would like to click on the title you will get some idea of what the class […]
On Wednesday 20th and Thursday 21st July we welcomed Christine Porter for another superb workshop. We had a talk on the Tuesday evening entitled “Tiles beneath your feet” In the workshop we started to make the Wall Hanging “ Scottish Fantasia” Chris suggested we made one block each of the 5 designs to show us […]
Following Gail Lawther’s presentation last year I signed up for her workshop in May. There was the opportunity to make one of three designs from her book, Glimpses of New Zealand, which I had purchased. The majority of the group chose to do Seascape which involves making a stitch and flip background embellished with wild […]