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.
12 members attended a dyeing workshop at Christine Chester’s studio in Eastbourne. We tried several dyeing techniques – full immersion with one colour and low immersion in trays with 3 or 4 colours. We tried tie-dyeing, pleating round a bottle, rolling sticks in a piece of fabric and just scrunching fabric. We left the workshop […]
We were lucky to receive two reports for this workshop: I have been wanting to have a go at Kantha stitching for a number of years and couldn’t wait to do the workshop with Sue Rhodes so that I could have a go. Our morning started with Sue having a chat with us about the […]
Anne’s in-house “Flower Garden” workshop was brilliant and opened up a new path for me. It was lovely to see my picture gradually coming together and with Anne’s patient tuition the day was so enjoyable. It’s always good to do something new. Maggie Gill
When I got up on the morning of the workshop, I felt like I had as a child on Christmas day. Very pleased that the day had arrived at last. It was well worth it. We all had a great day. Lynne was a very good tutor and we had a day that was full […]
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 […]