Quilts for Care Leavers Project written by Janet Whitewright This project has a simple purpose, that of providing a “quilted hug” to a care leaver aged 16 to 25 who is living independently after their time in local authority care has come to an end. We all like to think Read more…

Welcome to our new-look website


Welcome to our new website. We hope that you enjoy looking through our website to find out more about what we do. We welcome new members and always make sure visitors are looked after and introduced to members and future activities. We also have a Facebook and Instagram presence and Read more…

Members New Venture

One of our members, Frances (Fran), has just launched her website offering quilt patterns to download and a bespoke quilt pattern design service. Frances joined our group in 2018 and is already a member of our committee. In her own words, she says the following: “Joining Beartown Patchworkers and Quilters Read more…

Mini Quilts

Mini Quilts

The Fetal Medicine Unit of St Mary’s hospital, Manchester, constantly looks to enhance the service they provide to women, couples and families who have to face saying a final goodbye to babies who have died during pregnancy, particularly when the women have, for their own safety, had to go through the birth process with the certain knowledge that there will be no live baby at the end of it.