Meet Quilters, Join a Bee!

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Current as of 9/30/2017

An age-old tradition of our craft, quilting bees provide a fun (and usually delicious) way to connect with other quilters who share your passion for quilting and who can offer advice and help with your current projects.  Check out the list of bees, organized by location, in the Tucson Area.

 Contact the bees directly to inquire about membership.  Since most bees meet in members’ homes or otherwise limited spaces, some bees are sometimes closed to new members.  Look for open spaces in other bees; many are looking for new members to fill out their ranks.  Or, start your own bee.  Contact the Guild “Beekeeper” for information.


Himmel Park Bee
Contact: Ruth Campbell
Phone: 520-792-1639
Where: Himmel Park Library
When: Third Wednesdays, 6:30 PM


Hexies Bee English Paper Piecing
Contact: Carole Sullivan
Phone: 520-762-8652
Where: Friends Indeed Community Center, Green Valley, AZ
When: First Wednesdays, Noon – 3PM

North of the Border
Contact: Babs Phillips
Phone: 520-393-6557
Where: M & I Bank, 270 W Continental, Green Valley
When: Thursdays 9:30 – Noon


Eagle Wings Quilts of Valor Bee
Contact: Char Gasker
Phone: 520-749-0723
Where: Far Horizon East, South Clubhouse
7570 E. Speedway, Tucson 85710
When: Fourth Thursdays, 1:00 – 4:00 PM


Southwest Side Bee
Contact: Marie Morris,
Phone: 520-403-6208 or 520-623-0123.
Where: Grace Pointe Church, 2555 W. Valencia Rd., Tucson
When: Mondays, 6:30 – 8:00 p.m.
All are welcome.


Art Quilters
Contact: Mary Vaneecke,
Phone: 520-444-7149
Where: Eastside City Hall, 7575 E Speedway
(just west of Quilters Market)
When: Third Wednesdays, 10 AM to Noon

Charity Bee
Contact: Susan
Phone: 520-747-8458
Where: Quilters Market
When: 2nd Tuesday of the month at 1:00 pm

Evening Eastside Bee
Contact: Arlene Svenson
Phone: 520-822-8515
Where: Unity Church of Peace, 1551 S Eastside Loop
When: First Thursdays, 6:30 – 9 PM
The Evening Eastside Bee does not meet during the summer.

Contact: Mary Meserve
Where: Quilters Market
When: Tuesdays, 9:00 – 11:30 a.m.
(Bring your own UnFinished Objects)

Pacific Rim Quilting Bee
Contact: Annette Meyer & Susan Owara
Where: The Quilt Basket
When: First Tuesdays, 10:00 a.m. – noon
Asian fabrics, donation quilts

Quilts of Valor:

Quilts of Valor Bee
Contact: Char Gasker
Phone: 749-0723
Second Thursdays, 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Call for location