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FoQ Early Bird booking

Early bird booking for members opens on 30 March 2020. You will need to log into the members area of… (read more)

21 February 2020

Spotlight @ 40

  Spotlight@40   Festival of Quilts  2019    Part 1 of 6:  Regions 1-4  The quilts in this gallery… (read more)

19 February 2020

January 2020 YQ 100 Club Winners

The winners for January 2020 are: 1st prize -      Irene Heathcote     £145.00 2nd prize - … (read more)

29 January 2020

Wee Sewing Notions Tombola at AGM and Conference 2020

"Wee Sewing Notions" is the theme for the fundraising Tombola to be held at the Conference and AGM… (read more)

26 January 2020

Update to Conference 2020 Programme

Please note that the Ellie Remijnse:  Switch! workshop scheduled for Friday, 17 April 2020 will be… (read more)

26 January 2020

In conversation with the Quilters' Guild

The Guild is taking part in a new initiative Prosper North which is a free business support programme… (read more)

26 December 2019

World Mental Health Day and The Arts Council!

Check out this update from the Arts Council about their research into the  links between Art, Culture… (read more)

13 October 2019

Red Manor Block of the Month

FIRST PATTERN DUE OUT 1st OCTOBER 2019!!!! Only a few days to wait until the first block appears in… (read more)

23 September 2019

Visitor's Choice, Festival of Quilts 2019

While you are at Festival of Quilts this year, there will be many, many quilts which catch your eye. … (read more)

18 July 2019

Founder Members' Bursary

One of the many benefits of being a Quilters Guild member is the opportunity to apply for one of its… (read more)

13 June 2019

Region 6 tombola boxes and bags

Region 6 are running the tombola at Festival of Quilts this year and would love to receive your items.… (read more)

27 May 2019

FoQ Competition entry forms are now available

You can follow the link to make your entry online or download the form here. (read more)

28 March 2019

It's our Birthday and you are all invited!

As we celebrate 40 years of The Quilters’ Guild we’d like to invite your Region and Groups to participate… (read more)

6 March 2019

Conference Update

A timely reminder that booking for the 2019 Conference ends on 20 March.  A number of workshops are… (read more)

21 February 2019

Your Guild needs you – exciting national roles for volunteers

The Quilters’ Guild relies on volunteers to deliver Guild activities both nationally and locally.… (read more)

29 November 2018

AA2A - Artists Access to Art Colleges

The AA2A project (Artists Access to Art Colleges) is offering over 50 placements, giving artists and… (read more)

3 August 2018

It's Tombola Time!

Pot holders are the theme for this year's fast approaching fundraising Tombola at the Festival of… (read more)

18 May 2018

Is this your year to enter a quilt at FoQ?

If you are thinking about entering a quilt at Festival of Quilts do consider entering one of the Guild… (read more)

10 April 2018

AGM tombola

The tombola at the AGM in 2018 will feature cases for tablets and e-readers.  The team are busy making… (read more)

9 November 2017

Friends of the Collection

A  new initiative called,  Friends of the Collection gives participants more opportunities to view… (read more)

4 October 2017

Quilters Guild Education and Shop Survey

The survey has been completed and prizes have been awarded.  Thank you to everyone who took part -… (read more)

8 July 2017

FoQ Visitors Choice

We're delighted to announce that the winner of the Visitors' Choice, sponsored by the Quilters' Guild… (read more)

18 August 2016

Visit us at Festival of Quilts

This year we have produced a map of where you can find Guild stands at FOQ -because we've a lot going… (read more)

8 August 2016

BBC focus on Craft

Look out for our logo in this BBC documentary about craft - it is repeated tonight at 8 pm on BBC4 and… (read more)

14 June 2016

Talking Quilts launches website

Talking Quilts has launched online, the first UK digital Collection of recorded interviews capturing… (read more)

14 June 2016

Travelling Trunks

The Quilters' Guild Collection has two travelling collections of quilts, which can be hired by groups… (read more)

30 May 2016

Getting ready for festival

From start to, almost, finished. Everyone has worked to transform the NEC into a stunning, vibrant,… (read more)

5 August 2015

Stewards wanted!

The Festival of Quilts is nearly here with all those lovely quilts to inspire us and lots of traders… (read more)

21 July 2015

Stewarding at FoQ 2015

With half the year nearly over our thoughts turn to August and The Festival of Quilts. Would you like… (read more)

4 June 2015

The Guild at the Olympia Knitting & Stitching Show

The Quilters' Guild will be really busy at the Knitting & Stitching Show at Olympia, 5 - 8 March.… (read more)

29 January 2015

Region 6 Oxfordshire Christmas Coffee Morning

23 people (including the hostess & two helpers) attended the Oxfordshire Christmas Coffee Morning… (read more)

12 December 2014

Region 6 Berkshire Christmas Coffee Morning

24 people attended the very successful Berkshire Christmas Coffee Morning hosted by Melyn - 33% up… (read more)

5 December 2014

Traditional Quilt Group

Please note that the Traditional Quilt Group meeting due to be held at Lady Sew & Sew on 29 November… (read more)

29 November 2014


Could everyone please note that the Region 6 e-mailing list is now being administered by Julia Shay… (read more)

11 September 2014

An Evening with Tracey Chevalier

On 10 September, Lady Sew & Sew in Henley hosted an evening with Tracey Chevalier when she talked… (read more)

10 September 2014

The 1718 Coverlet

You have been asking for a book on the 1718 Silk Patchwork Coverlet – well the wait is over as for… (read more)

15 July 2014

How many triangles in this quilt?

How many triangles can you find? Click on the link to find the solution. (read more)

16 June 2014

Berkshire Summer Lunch 2014

Lillian once again hosted a very successful summer lunch in Reading on a beautiful June day - not sure… (read more)

6 June 2014

Buttercross Quilters Exhibition

  The Buttercross Quilters are celebrating our 30th anniversary in 2014. This theme was incorporated… (read more)

31 May 2014

Make Your Voice Heard with The Quilters' Guild Members' Survey

The Quilters' Guild is offering its members an opportunity to 'have their say' on the future of The… (read more)

28 May 2014

Abingdon Quilters Exhibition

Over the weekend of 13/13 April Abingdon Quilting Groups held a successful exhibition at The Manor School,… (read more)

12 April 2014

Regional Day

The region held a successful day at Charvil on 15 March 2014 with 43 people attending, including 6 non-members.… (read more)

15 March 2014

Water, Water

From 14 -19th November 2013, the Contemporary Quilt Group, in association with Lady Sew & Sew, held… (read more)

27 December 2013

Region 6 Berkshire Christmas Coffee Morning

Many thanks to Melyn who hosted a very successful and enjoyable Christmas Coffee Morning in the Berkshire… (read more)

6 December 2013


The Quilters’ Guild of the British Isles has received £89,100 from the Heritage Lottery Fund  for… (read more)

5 December 2013

October 2013 Regional Day

Region 6 held a very successful day at West Hendred on Saturday 5th October with some 65 quilters and… (read more)

5 October 2013

Quilting down the Nile

On Tuesday 1 October, Abbey Quilters hosted a very well attended talk by Barbara Chainey where she shared… (read more)

1 October 2013

*New* - free pattern for Guild Members

To start the ball rolling we have two patterns: The first part of a six part Mystery Medallion Quilt… (read more)

2 August 2013

FoQ Stewards Wanted!

Calling all Guild Members who will be attending The Festival of Quilts this year Hilary Kennerley is… (read more)

27 June 2013

Oxfordshire Summer Lunch

The Oxfordshire Summer Lunch was hosted this year by Julia Shay and attended by 15 people who raised… (read more)

21 June 2013

Berkshire Summer Lunch 2013

36 people attended the summer lunch hosted by Lilian King at her home on 14 June raising a total of… (read more)

14 June 2013

Water, Water

Kate Findlay is planning an exhibition for Region 6 of the Contemporary Quilt Group which will also… (read more)

22 March 2013

Discount code for The Knitting & Stitching Show at the Harrogate Convention Centre, 28th November… (read more)

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Postcards & Books

Region 3 of the Quilters' Guild is asking people to make fabric postcards & bags for a fund raising… (read more)

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Colouring the Nation

'Colouring the Nation', an online exhibition hosted by National Museums, Scotland is now live. This… (read more)

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Important Notice!

Please note that web-site co-ordinators have been asked not to include events outside their specific… (read more)

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Indigo Dyeing Workshop

Julia Shay, one of our Oxfordshire reps, attended an Art-Van-Go workshop with Janice Gunner on Indigo… (read more)

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Sew Saturday

The Linus Project has a large, colourful stand at Dorchester Abbey as part of the Sew Saturday event.… (read more)

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Patching the Past

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Quilt of the Month

The International Quilt Studies Centre in Nebraska has a 'Quilt of the Month' feature on its website.… (read more)

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Salvation Army Patchwork Easyas Website

Please note that this news item is for information only. Region 6 & The Quilters Guild overall are… (read more)

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Region 6 at the 2014 AGM

Region 6 members enjoying themselves at the AGM dinner! (read more)

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