The Traditional Quilt Group is one of five Specialist Groups within Quilters’ Guild and is now over 14 years old. We have more than 340 members who share our passion for traditional blocks and techniques while embracing modern life.When I am at exhibitions displaying the Traditional Quilt Group challenges, a lot of visitors are surprised that there aren’t more hexagon quilts on display, as most people first think of hexagons as a traditional quilt. Well, they are, but so are many other styles that our talented members embrace. However things do move on and though hexagons have come back into fashion over the last few years with many new and younger quilters embracing their infinite variety again in fresh new ways, the Traditional Quilt Group has a very diverse membership who enjoy wholecloth, piecing, applique and much more.
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Would you like to be part of this active and forward-looking group? You can delve in as deeply as you wish but you can also just enjoy the membership in a quiet way without any pressure. There is something for all of us. You need to be a Quilters’ Guild member first and then for an additional £10 you can join The Traditional Quilt Group. The membership benefits are our dedicated newsletter In the Frame three times a the year, a dedicated Facebook page for Quilters’ Guild of the British Isles Traditional Quilt Group members, the retreat Weekend, access to special challenges and much more.