Conference & AGM 2022

Details for the 2022 QGBI Conference and AGM have been released in the latest issue of The Quilter.
Booking will open shortly.

Win a Janome sewing machine!*

Janome celebrate their centenary with a fantastic prize for new Quilters' Guild members. Click here for further details. *T&C's apply.

Covid-19 quilt

The Quilters' Guild is excited to be partnering with Bernina to create a quilt to commemorate Covid-19. For full details and information on how to take part, please visit the dedicated project website

We are recruiting!

We have an exciting employment opportunity for a Volunteering Officer to support the running of our Young Quilter programme. Click here for full details and how to apply.


Membership is open to all quilters, whatever your level of experience.  It’s a great time to join when just beginning: there’s so much to learn!

Contacting the Guild

Due to Covid-19 restrictions our staff are remote working so we would be very grateful if you would email any urgent enquiries rather than calling York. Click here for staff contact emails.

The Quilters' Guild Challenge 2021

To see the beautiful entries and winning pieces at Festival of Quilts 2021, please click here. Our thanks to Bernina for sponsoring the category.

QGBI Virtual Conference 2021

A recording of this year's online AGM can be accessed in the Members Area of our website.

Your Guild needs you!

We are recruiting. You could help shape our future. Please click here to find out about exciting national volunteer vacancies with The Guild.

National Heritage Lottery Funding

The Quilters' Guild of the British Isles have been awarded substantial financial support from the National Heritage Lottery Fund to develop our new website and enhance our digital capabilities. 

Arts Council funding

Exciting news! The Quilters’ Guild has been awarded the government’s #CultureRecoveryFund to help us continue to serve the quilting community so that we can be here for you and #HereForCulture

BQSG - call for papers 2022

BQSG offers new bursary and the chance to share your research

For more information, click here

Travelling Trunks

Would you like this late 19th Century quilt to visit your group? Read about our Travelling Trunks to find out more.

Our Special Interest Groups

Check out the special interest groups - traditional, modern, miniature or contemporary plus the Study Group if you are interested in quilt history.