Quilt Alliance

Quilt Alliance brings together the creative, scholarly, and business worlds of quiltmaking to celebrate and preserve our shared quilt heritage and inspire today’s quilters.

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Contribute your support in 2024

In 2023, we celebrated the Quilt Alliance’s 30th anniversary, and it was our busiest year yet! We met so many wonderful people last year and saw so many wonderful quilts — from a brand-new “my first quilt” to a century-old family heirloom.

We traveled to eleven Community Quilt Days to hear and record quilt stories, presented nine virtual Textile Talk lectures with attendees from around the world, visited three quilt shows across the county to talk about labeling, visited six quilt groups in person and online, hosted an online event with eight incredible instructors AND celebrated 30 years with our first Block of the Month project (and a lot more)!

We accomplished all of this with a tiny staff of three, plus the support of our board, members, and donors. 2024 is going to be an even bigger year: join us, or make a donation today.

About Our Work

Quilt Alliance is a nonprofit 501c3 organization established in 1993 with a mission to document, preserve, and share our American quilt heritage by collecting the rich stories that historic and contemporary quilts, and their makers, tell about our nation’s diverse peoples and their communities.


The Quilt Alliance has documented the stories of more than 2,000 quiltmakers over the past three decades with the support of our donors.

Every dollar helps us capture another meaningful quilt and another member of our community.


Our members make our work possible. Bring your story to the circle by joining our alliance of quiltmakers and quilt lovers.

Your support helps sustain our projects and help us preserve the stories of quilts and quiltmakers.



Shop for Quilt Alliance shirts, Learn to Quilt kits, event recordings, and more! Check out our webshop for the perfect gift for the quilt-crazy or the quilt-curious.

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A Special Thanks to Our Sponsors