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Everyone is welcome to join BQSG. Membership brings contact with like-minded people and information to help with your queries and research into historic quilts, quilt trends and social history.

Joining brings you the benefits listed below and your subscription fee also helps support ongoing research and research training.

Subscription Benefits

  • Members and Associates receive three editions of our newsletter Culcita. 
  • Members and Associates receive a copy of our annual research journal, Quilt Studies, which contains the papers presented at the seminar of the previous year. Institutional Associates receive two copies of Quilt Studies.
  • Members and Associates receive advance notice of the annual seminar.
  • Local visits and talks are arranged from time to time in different areas of the British Isles.
  • Members also have the right to use the library at St Anthony’s, York as part of their Guild membership.

Subscription Categories

  • Individual Member (open to all members of The Quilters’ Guild of the British Isles) £15
  • Individual Overseas Associate (open to overseas residents) £25
  • Institutional UK Associate £25
  • Institutional Overseas Associate £30

How to Become a BQSG Member

Online - Click here to join online.
By phone - Call us on 01904 613242 to join over the phone (payment by debit or credit card).
By post -

How to Become a BQSG Associate

Online - please send a completed copy of the form here: Application form for Associate and Institutional Membership  to and follow the appropriate link below to make your payment:

Institutional UK Associate BQSG (open to museums etc) £25
Individual Overseas Associate BQSG (open to overseas residents) £25
Institutional Overseas Associate BQSG (open to museums etc) £30

By post -  Please download this form Application form for Associate and Institutional  Membership.