Christmas 2021 meeting

This meeting will be held on the 27th November at Exeter Racecourse Just a short message to inform you all that the traders at the Christmas Meeting on 27th Novemberat Exeter Racecourse will be Cherry Tree Fabrics of Bournemouth and Step by Step of South Molten. Thimblestitch of Honiton were to trade last Christmas which

Contacting Quilters Groups

Anyone wishing to contact a specific Quilters Group, should go to the Contact tab, and send your request to the Secretary, who will get in touch with the relevant group on your behalf. The Group will then get back to you via email.

New Year Stash Spring Cleaning?

STASH SORTING Are you reorganising your fabrics and quilting accessories?  Are there some that just don’t appeal any more?   The Sunset Trust wants your unwanted/mismatched/discarded fabrics as well as any other unwanted quilting related items or surplus to requirements.  If yes, please contact The Sunset Trust c/o Fairway, Brook Lane, Shaldon TQ14 0HL.

Project Linus

Project Linus ( A volunteer organisation aiming to provide a sense of security & comfort to sick & traumatised babies, children & teenagers. Our motto is ‘a quilt is a hug you can keep’. I have been a coordinator for several years now & have donated about 1,400 patchwork quilts so far, all having been

Quilts for Grenfell

December 13th 2018 saw the culmination of SWQ’s involvement with Cornwall Hugs Grenfell. On December 14th there was a commemorative service in London to acknowledge eighteen months since the Grenfell Tower tragedy. The remaining quilts made by SWQ and friends were taken to London and laid out in a large sports centre, creating a huge


We are trying to compile a list of teachers that teach beginners patchwork and quilting to be displayed at the shows we support. Please let Jenny Crossland know if you do this with contact details you will be happy that we give out. This might be the venue you teach at and / or an


My names is Chris Baines, and i am your new Website coordinator. I am the husband of Angela Baines, your Secretary. If you have anything you want adding/changing or removing from the website, then please contact Angela, and she will forward your request to me. I will add some quick tips for using the website

Refund Policy Change

‘With regret we have to announce that refunds will no longer be given for tickets purchased for Southwest Quilters meetings and events. You are welcome to re-sell any unwanted tickets to fellow quilters but budget constraints mean that we can no longer offer this service. Apologies to those affected.’

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