Quilting Bees


Looking for friends to quilt with?

There are several quilting bees that meet regularly.

Donation Quilt Bee

Focus: Making donation quilts for a variety of local charities, quilters of all ages welcome.
Where: Central Orange (Hillsborough) Senior Center, 103 Meadowlands Dr., Hillsborough
When: Every Tuesday 9:30 am – 11:30am.
Contact: Sarah Porreca 919-942-3945

Nimble Thimbles

Focus: General quilting
Where: Orange County Main (Hillsborough) Public Library, 137 W Margaret Ln, Hillsborough
When: Last Tuesday  6:30pm – 8:00pm
Contact: Joy Murphy 919-413-6821

Hillsborough Quilting Bee

Focus: Inspiring and helping members on perfecting and finishing same piecing pattern at same time.
Where: Hillsborough Quilting Studio, 5624 Bowater Crossing, Hillsborough, NC 27278
When: 1st and 3rd Monday 10am – 12pm
Contact: Bo Herman 919-732-1243

Durham Community Quilting Bee

Focus: General quilting
Where: Durham Southwest Regional Library, Study Room 125, 3605 Shannon Road, Durham
When: Thursday evenings from 6:30-8:30pm
Contact: Peg Wolfe

NC Stars of Hope (QOV)

Focus: Making quilts for soldiers
Where: St. Thomas More Catholic Church, 940 Carmichael St, Chapel Hill
When: 3rd Thursday 10am – 1pm
Contact: Sue Wolf 919-923-3436

Art Quilt Group

Focus: Art and non-traditional, original quilting.
Where: Sewing room at Carol Woods Retirement Community, 750 Weaver Dairy Rd, Chapel Hill
When: First Saturday of each month at 1:00 PM.
Contact: Muriel Easterling or Carrie Porterfield 206-909-8232