About the Modern Quilt Guild
The Modern Quilt Guild is made up of more than 170 guilds and more than 10,000 members around the world. Our mission is to support and encourage the growth and development of modern quilting through art, education, and community.
The MQG developed out of the thriving online community of modern quilters and their desire to start meeting in person. The founding guild was formed in Los Angeles in October of 2009. Through blogs and the Internet, word spread quickly of the fun they were having and soon guilds started popping up everywhere! The MQG is a nonprofit corporation with IRS 501(c)(3) status.
Learn more about the definition of modern quilting on our About page.
Presented by the Modern Quilt Guild, QuiltCon is the largest modern quilting show of its kind. Each year, the four-day quilt show attracts thousands of attendees from around the world for workshops, lectures, panels and more. The show draws about 1,500 quilt entries, with nearly 400 selected for the juried show. Thousands of dollars are awarded in cash prizes to the winners in 11 categories, which include piecing, quilting, handwork, appliqué, fabric challenges and more.
QuiltCon 2017 will take place Feb. 23–26 in Savannah, Georgia. More information is available at quiltcon.com.