Quilting Bees


Looking for friends to quilt with?

There are several quilting bees that meet regularly.

*New* Durham Center for Senior Life (Durham)

Focus: General quilting (currently has 6 members)
Where: 406 Riggsbee Avenue, Durham
When: Thursday, 1 – 3 PM
Contact: Liz Lahti (Director of Programs) 919-688-8247, ext. 120
Durham Center for Senior Life has space available for anyone wanting to start a Bee

Donation Quilt Bee (Hillsborough)

Focus: Making donation quilts for a variety of local charities, quilters of all ages welcome.
Where: Central Orange Senior Center (beside Sportsplex), 103 Meadowlands Dr., Hillsborough
When: Tuesdays, 11 am – 1 pm.
Contact: (919) 245-2015

Nimble Thimbles (Hillsborough)

Focus: General quilting
Where & When: Meets two times per month, the 2nd or 3rd Saturday at 10 AM in members’ homes; and the LAST Tuesday of each month (January – October) at 6:30 PM at Hillsborough Library. Note: Meets ONLY on the 2nd Saturday in November and December.

Southwest Durham Regional Library Bee (Community Quilting Bee)

Focus: General quilting
Where: Study Room 120, 3605 Shannon Road, Durham
When: Thursday evenings from 6:30-8:30pm
Contact: 919-560-8590

NC Stars of Hope

Focus: Making quilts for soldiers
When: Once a month, times vary
Contact: Ask at a guild meeting for more information.

Art Quilt Group (Chapel Hill)

Focus: Art and non-traditional, original quilting.
Where: Sewing room at Carol Woods Retirement Community in Chapel Hill.
When: First Saturday of each month at 1:00 PM.
Contact: Muriel Easterling or Carrie Porterfield