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: Passmore 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 basketcase9702@gmail.com

HQ Bee

Focus: Inspiring each other with mutual support as we perfect and share our challenges; completing the same patterns simultaneously.
Where: Hillsborough Quilting Studio, 5624 Bowater Crossing, Hillsborough, NC 27278
When: 1st and 3rd Monday 10am – 12pm
Contact: Bo Herman 919-732-1243, Bo@HillsboroughQuilting.com


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, 919-560-8590

Chapel Hill

Seymour SeamersBee

Focus: General quilting for donation
Where: Seymour Senior Center, 2551 Homestead Rd., Chapel Hill
When: Monday 10am – 12pm
Contact: Dee Korda, 575-654-4032, dee.korda@gmail.com

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, starsofhope.nc@gmail.com

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, caporterfield@gmail.com

Wednesday Bunch

Focus: Sharing quilting knowledge via patterns, classes, “show and tell”. Supporting and celebrating each other both in person and in group. Making donation quilts for our community and supporting the goals of the DOQ.
Where: Members must be able to take turns to host. Most members are in Chapel Hill, Durham, and Hillsborough area
When: 2nd and 4th Wednesday 10am – 12pm
Contact: Brenda Matthews, 919-357-2722, bmatth9509@aol.com


The Common Threads Quilting Bee

Focus: We are a sit & stitch/cut/knit/whatever bee.
Where: Cary Quilting Company, 935 N Harrison Ave, Cary
When: 1st Thursday 6:00-8:30pm
Contact: Lanakila Alexander, lanakilaalexander@gmail.com


Thimbleminded Quilters

Focus: General quilting.
Where: Long Memorial Methodist Church, 226 N. Main St., Roxboro, NC
When: 1st or 2nd Saturday (most times) 9:30am – 2pm
Contact: Teresa Fitzgerald, 336-599-9629, quiltmomma53@gmail.com


Vance Quilters R Us Guild

Focus: General quilting.
Where: First Presbyterian Church, 222 Young St, Henderson, NC
When: 2nd Monday 6:30 – 8:00pm
Contact: Anita Wilbourne, 252-425-1372, anitamw2009@yahoo.com