BQSG - call for papers 2022

BQSG offers new bursary and chance to share your research

For more information, click here

QGBI Virtual Conference 2021

We really hope you enjoyed the conference weekend. Details on how to access recordings of our live lectures will be sent by email to those who registered on 23rd April 2021. 

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. 

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.

Bursary application deadlines 2021

  • Sue Belton award deadline for submissions is 28th February 
  • Founder Members award is 30th April
  • BA and C&G deadline is 31st May 

Membership Cards update

We are not currently printing any membership cards due to the new lockdown restrictions.  We will review this in the New Year.

Arts Council funding for QGBI!

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

Contacting the Guild

Due to Covid-19 restrictions our staff are now involved in remote working so we would be very grateful if you would email any urgent enquiries rather than calling York. 

Youngish Quilters 14-18

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QGBI Members Privacy Notice

Our Members Privacy Notice can be seen here -


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!

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.