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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.

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Here you can find our latest articles including details of our upcoming workshops and our past workshop reviews.

Workshop with Amanda Hall

Workshop with Amanda Hall

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 […]

Exhibition

Exhibition

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

Workshops

Workshops

Upcoming workshops for the next three months are as follows: On Thursday November 24th we have Amanda Hall of Monkey Buttons entitled “Cottage Garden Wall Hanging” or “Feathers Cushion.”  If you click on these titles you will be taken to Monkey Buttons’ website for pictures. Thursday February 9th we have an in house workshop with […]

Christine Porter Workshop July 2016

Christine Porter Workshop July 2016

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 […]

Gail Lawther Workshop May 2016

Gail Lawther Workshop May 2016

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 […]

Jan Hassard’s “Spirals” Colourwave Quilt

Jan Hassard’s “Spirals” Colourwave Quilt

It’s not often we can boast such a prestigious visitor to one of our workshops.   Okay, it was only a cardboard cut-out but that didn’t stop us raising a glass of bubbly and wishing Her Majesty a very Happy Birthday. We were, of course, all taking part in another of Jan Hassard’s marvellous workshops […]