Everyone is welcome in the American Quilt Study Group (AQSG).

Membership in AQSG provides you with access to a vast network of knowledgeable people who are passionate about quilts, their past, present, and future.

We are one of the oldest and largest member-organizations dedicated to quilt-related studies in the world.

In addition to nurturing and sharing research with one another, our members form personal and professional relationships that last a lifetime.

Membership Benefits

Annual Seminar: Advance information about Seminar and members-only pricing.

Directory: One complimentary digital copy annually. A copy is also available on our members only page. Members may request one paper copy for $10.00.

Quarterly Publication: Our quarterly publication, Blanket Statements, is sent to members by e-mail, in color. Additionally, Blanket Statements is available on our members only page. Black and white paper copies are available for an annual cost of $20.

Annual Journal: Uncoverings is the premier publication on quilt-related studies. It includes the papers presented at AQSG Seminars. Every member receives each new volume of Uncoverings; a full-year membership at the Associate level and above includes two copies.

AQSG Online Discussion List: Members of AQSG are invited to join the online discussion list to discuss research and quilt-related projects. Members interested in joining the discussion list should email or call the office ( 477-1181) for information on joining the list.

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Membership Levels

  • Student (Send copy of current student I.D.) - $40
  • Senior (age 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

AQSG funds are used in several ways that support our mission, including support for research paper presentations at Seminar, research and publication grants, scholarships for researchers who wish to attend our annual Seminar, and the ongoing circulation of our scholarly publications.

The AQSG membership year is January 1 through December 31. New memberships received on or after November 1 will continue through December 31 of the following year.

Membership in AQSG is open to all without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, political affiliation or any other characteristic protected under federal, state or local law.