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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

Look What's Coming Up in Region 13!

 Exciting events include - see events page for more details 5th - 14th February - Quiltfest -… (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

Regional Day Autumn 2019

Just a reminder that Region 13 is hosting an exciting day on Saturday 12th October.  Sue Warburton… (read more)

6 October 2019

Quiltfest 2020

Date for your diary!  Quiltfest 2020 in Llangollen, North Wales     It isn't too late to submit an… (read more)

24 September 2019

Reg 13: Regional day: October 12th

If you won an award or a Judge's Merit or Judge's Choice at the recent Harrogate show, we'd love to… (read more)

24 September 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

Region 13 Quilts at Harrogate

At last there is a gallery page for all the quilts, an amazing 56, which were on show at the recent… (read more)

10 September 2019

Region13 Winners at FoQ

 Gwenfai Rees Griffiths was winner of the Traditional category at recent FOQ. (read more)

20 August 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

Birthday Party Hats from Wirral and West Cheshire

Look what was made last Saturday in Chester - 9 more for the collection which will be on show at FOQ!!  (read more)

20 June 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

Gresford Festival of Crafts

TRAVEL WARNING!  Hopefully you are planning to visit this wonderful annual event which is being held… (read more)

12 June 2019

Join in the Birthday Celebrations and make a Party Hat in Chester!!

Party Hats  You are invited to an impromptu fun meeting to make a ‘Birthday Hat’ block in celebration… (read more)

2 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


Hi everyone, I'm really sorry about this.....but not my fault! East Cheshire and South Manchester Area… (read more)

23 May 2019

Region 13 at The 2019 AGM

Some of the members from Region 13 who travelled to Nottingham pictured together after the main AGM… (read more)

15 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

Region 13 - Young Quilters' Workshop

Young Quilters!  Join us on Sunday 10th March and make this gorgeous little box! More details form… (read more)

10 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

Quiltfest 2019

The 18th annual Quiltfest exhibition is now over.  Thanks for coming to visit but if you couldn't make… (read more)

27 February 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

Wirral and West Cheshire Area Day

Nothing planned for Saturday 29th September?  Then why not join us at Stanney Village Hall and hear… (read more)

29 September 2018

Great Northern Quilt Show - Harrogate 2018

Harrogate 2018 was another successful exhibition showcasing the work of Region 13 members.  There are… (read more)

9 September 2018

Gresford Festival of Crafts

After another successful exhibition in Gresford, a huge donation of £1400 was given to the local Nightingale… (read more)

7 August 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

New Area Rep for Wirral and West Cheshire area of Region 13

 Welcome to Barbara Harrison who has volunteered to hold this post.  Please support the activities… (read more)

14 July 2018

Gresford Festival of Crafts

Tomorrow - Friday!   Last chance to visit the 38th Annual show which is as colourful and exciting as… (read more)

21 June 2018

Gresford Festival of Crafts

Make a Date to visit this popular annual exhibition in the pretty village of Gresford in North Wales!… (read more)

19 June 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


Congratulations to Sylvia and Megan who both won prizes in the Guild raffle which was drawn at the AGM… (read more)

27 April 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

Quiltfest 2018

The 16th Annual Quiltfest has now finished.  The exhibition featured Showcase North West which was… (read more)

18 March 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


Congratulations to Judy Fairless who was awarded a much deserved Honorary Membership of the Quilters'… (read more)

17 May 2017

Region 13 Young Quilters

This is one of the two little monsters seen at the recent AGM and Conference in Torquay which were made… (read more)

1 May 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

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

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


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

5 December 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

New Subscription Payment Scheme

Following many requests, the Guild has decided that it will now accept subscriptions by Quarterly Direct… (read more)

6 March 2013

Quilters' Guild Region 13 Group Affiliation Scheme

Region 13 is delighted to say we now have 39 groups in North Wales and North West England (including… (read more)

6 March 2013

30 November -0001

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

30 November -0001

Welcome to Barbara Harrison who has volunteered to become Area Rep for Wirral and West Cheshire area… (read more)

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