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Bees and Buddies

A quilting bee is a group of quilters who meet to promote fellowship involving quilting on various personal, group and/or charity projects.  These groups typically share common quilting goals and can form close bonds in support for each other. 


Groups may form by geographical area, quilting interest or topic such as paper piecing, applique, traditional or art quilting.  Each group decides how many members to maintain, how often and where they meet, and what focus, or purpose guides their individual

We're always in the process of forming new bees. If you have any ideas for new bees or are interested in being a coordinator of a new bee, please contact Patty Martin.

The following are quilting bees that currently meet. Please contact the Coordinator for any questions to verify they're accepting new members. Some bees are limited by the space where they meet.  For Coordinator contact information, see your PPQG Directory or send email to for further information.

Sew Time in the Valley (Fountain, CO)

This is a very active quilting bee. There are ladies that not only quilt, but also crochet and knit. They provide community quilts to the Methodist Church and Fountain Police Department, as requested, for those in need. They also recognize first responders and Veterans with Quilts of Courage to those who live in Fountain and the Fountain Valley.

Coordinator: Fran Carrick

Meeting Dates: 2nd & 4th Saturday of each month and 2nd & 4th Tuesday of each month.

Time: 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Place: First United Methodist Church, 1003 N. Santa Fe, Fountain, CO 80817 (drive around back and go in the basement)

Falcon - Black Forest Bee

Most of the bee members have English paper piecing projects that they are working on. They enjoy the hand work since it allows everyone to visit and get to know eah other better. Everyone is welcome, and you can work on anything.

Coordinator: Gaye Belles

Meeting Dates: 1st Wednesday & 3rd Thursday of each month

Times: 9:00 am - 12:30 pm

Place: Falcon Fire Station 1, 12072 Royal County Down Rd, Falcon, CO

Singer Featherweight Bee

The Featherweight bee meets once a month. Their main goal is to have fun and enjoy time with guild members. Members will take turns "leading a meeting". Things they will be doing are a little sewing (Featherweights only please), share other crafting skills they want to try, field trips and food. They're also starting a "resource folder" for ideas of gadgets, tool and websites to share.

Coordinator: Kathryn Ojerio

Meeting Dates: Varies depending on availability of place

Time: Varies depending on availability of place

Place: Cordera Community Center, 11894 Grand Lawn Circle, Colorado Springs, CO

Sassy Strippers

Coordinator: Carol Green

Meeting Dates: 1st Tuesday of the month, can vary

Time: 9:30 am, can vary

Place: Rotation of bee members homes

Widows Bee

Coordinator: Ann Przybylski

Meeting Dates: 1st Thursday of the month

Time: 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Place: Firestation 18, 6830 Hadler View (Centennial Blvd & Flying W Ranch Rd, behind Walgreens)

Pickleball Bee

What does this have to do with quilting? Nothing. It gets members together to get to know each other better and gives us lots of fun exercise. Contact the Coordinator to get on the text messages as playing times and places vary depending on weather and everyone's availability.

Coordinator: Patty Martin

Meeting Dates: Varied

Times: Varied

Place: Vista Park Pickleball Courts (Banning Lewis Ranch), but can vary

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