The Islay Quilters

Welcome to the new Islay Quilters website, launched to co-incide with our 2017 Charity Quilt. This year the local causes are the Islay and Jura Scouts, and the Ella Edgar’s Highland Dancers.

Who Are We?

The Islay Quilters are a charitable organisation run by volunteers. The group makes a quilt to raffle every year and donates the money to local charities in Islay and Jura.

We have also been involved in making quilts and other projects with local Primary schools and have made the magnificent wall hanging that hangs in the Columba Centre. We are also planning several pieces in conjunction with the island’s WW100 commemorations in 2018.

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We have a workshop in Islay House Square where we also have a shop which sells haberdashery, materials, craft equipment and, of course, quilts and hand-made, items made by our team of quilters.  All this is run by volunteer members and the profits are channelled back into the “Islay Quilters”.

Activities now include card making, knitting club and beginners’ patchwork.  Our charity quilt keeps us busy – look out for the latest!  Among our recent projects is a hanging for the “Finlaggan Visitor Centre” which is well worth a visit.

 

For any queries,  please use our Contact page.

The Shop

Centrally located in Islay House Square, our shop showcases our wide range of quilts. We also stock a wide range of other products, including cushions, fabrics, gifts, knitted products and accessories to help with your own sewing and quilting!

Islay Quilters is focused on providing high-quality service and customer satisfaction – we will do everything we can to meet your expectations. We also hold reqular workshops in our shop – keep checking social media and our Blog pages for up to date information.

Fabric

We stock a wide range of fabric for all occasions, take a look below at our ranges – we regularly update our stock and can find something for every taste and project.

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We also welcome all commissions, large or small.  Please get in touch to discuss your requirements – you can get in touch using our Contact form.

Opening Hours and Location

Our team of volunteers open our shop at the following times:

Monday to Friday: 2pm to 4:30pm

Saturday: 11am to 4:30pm

Find us at Islay House Square, Bridgend, Islay, PA44 7NZ