Birthday Presents!

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As you probably all know by now, this year is our 40th Birthday and we have lots of exciting things to roll out to you over the year. Because we want you all to enjoy the party, we have decided to give away a birthday present to one of our newsletter readers each quarter. Continue reading

Exhibition dates for 2019

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As we celebrate the 40th anniversary of The Quilters’ Guild and 40th year of The Quilters’ Guild Collection, we are thrilled to announce that we will be holding Open Days at our Headquarters in York twice a month throughout 2019! Continue reading

Specialist Group Challenge

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For those of you who aren’t yet members of the Guild you may not know that, once a member, you are also eligible to join one of our five specialist groups. Continue reading

TERCENTENNIAL: Celebrating 300 years of Britain’s oldest dated patchwork coverlet

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This year at the Festival of Quilts our Quilters’ Guild Collection exhibition celebrates 300 years of the iconic 1718 Silk Patchwork Coverlet, exploring extensive research on the piece and how its unique design is still an inspiration for makers today. Continue reading

Festival of Quilts 2018 special exhibition – ‘Our Quilt Heritage’

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We all like talking. We all like quilting. We like patchwork, fabric and nosing around to see how a quilt was made, too. Come and indulge yourself and join us at the ‘Our Quilt Heritage’ stand. Continue reading

The 1718 Coverlet visits Bath

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Many of you may be aware that the Quilters’ Guild Collection’s historic 1718 patchwork coverlet is currently being exhibited at the American Museum in Britain, Bath. Read on to hear Kate Hebert, Chief Curator, tell you about the Museum, its founders and the quilts in their collection. Continue reading