The American Quilt Study Group establishes and promotes the highest standards for interdisciplinary quilt-related studies, providing opportunities for study, research, and the publication of works that advance the knowledge of quilts and related subjects.
AQSG stands as one of the oldest and largest member organizations dedicated to quilt related studies in the world.
American Quilt Study Group is unique in our offerings. In addition to nurturing and sharing research, one of the biggest dividends of membership is the opportunity to meet other members, in person or online.
There are multiple ways to support the American Quilt Study Group. You can research, encourage, listen, share, give, support! Each member of AQSG offers a different gift and these gifts and talents complete the circle. These are the people that make AQSG what we are.
Dates to Note
Membership Renewal and
Directory Information Deadline
Editorial Deadline for Spring Blanket Statements
Application Deadline for
AQSG Endowment Grant
Lucy Hilty Research Grant
H. Mark Dunn Research Grant
Sue Cummings Research Grant
Submission Deadline for
Seminar Panel Paper Session Abstract
Seminar Poster Abstract
Editorial Deadline for Summer Blanket Statements
Deadline for Seminar Fellowship Application
Submission Deadline for Uncoverings
Editorial Deadline for Fall Blanket Statements
Editorial Deadline for Winter Blanket Statements
RESCHEDULED TO 2021
August 18-22, 2021: Harrisonburg, Virginia
Student (Send copy of current student I.D.) - $40
Senior (65 and over) - $65
Friend - $75
Associate - $120
Regional Study Group/Guild/Organization - $120
Benefactor - $250-$999
Sponsor - $1,000-$1,999
Patron - $2,000-$4,999
Pacesetter - $5,000-$9,999
Master's Circle - $10,000 and above
Joining AQSG will provide you with access to a network of knowledgeable people who are passionate about quilts, their past, present and future.
Ways to Join AQSG
There are two ways to join AQSG and become a part of the effort to preserve quilt heritage. You can fill out a membership online, or print & mail the form.
The AQSG Biennial Quilt Study challenges members to learn the story and technique of an individual quilt by selecting one that addresses a specified design, style, or period, and then make a small replica or interpretation of it.
Support American Quilt Study Group
A donation to the American Quilt Study Group provides a rewarding giving opportunity. With a variety of options from which to choose, we are confident that AQSG has programming and projects that will provide a good fit for you or your organization.
Apply for Research Grants and Seminar Fellowship
American Quilt Study Group is a recognized 501c3 non-profit quilt research organization with members in the U. S. and abroad.
We welcome all persons interested in the history of quiltmaking. Our members include traditional and contemporary quilt designers and makers, quilt lovers, historians, researchers, collectors, dealers, folklorists, authors, educators, museum curators, quilt appraisers, restoration and conservation professionals, students of women's studies.
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