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Asheville Quilt Guild Membership
Please join us...
New members are welcome
To be included in the Guild Directory, please pay by the end of the March meeting.
Scholarship memberships are available and are awarded at the Board's discretion.
Service awards in the form of workshop fees or books may be made to members who volunteer
for special events and projects.
Junior memberships: $10
(See Junior Memberships)
How to Join
Contact Membership Chair
Call, e-mail, see her at a meeting, or print the form and mail it in.
New members receive a packet with an AQG pin, name tag,
Membership Directory and Handbook, and other useful information.
Monthly meetings with informative and entertaining speakers and demos
Workshops featuring hands-on participation in a variety of quilting techniques.
Newsletters - 11 each year
Meetings are preceded by an informal social time. Come a bit early and visit with other memebers,
browse in the library, or sign up for guild activities.
Meetings feature "show and tell" which spotlights your work and that of your fellow members.
Guild-sponsored Quilt Show
Asheville Quilt Show
Mentoring - to welcome you to the guild
10% discount on fabric at participating fabric stores
Local Quilting Resources
Extensive Lending Library
over 775 Titles
Members are available on request for educational programs.
Members make and donate hundreds of quilts each year to local agencies.
Duties and Responsibilities of Members
The Guild depends on the participation of the entire membership
for the success of the organization. Participation includes:
There are many opportunities to participate in the work of the Guild
through committees and projects. New members are encouraged to become involved.
Payment of dues, which covers newsletter and other administrative costs.
Purchase or sale of at least 10 tickets for the "opportunity quilt"
Participation in at least one AQG committee
(see Membership Form for listing)
Participation in the Asheville Quilt Show
Minimum 2 hours service at the show
Service on at least one quilt show committee
Guidelines for AQG Junior Membership:
AQG junior membership category is open to persons 15 years or younger;
A junior member must be sponsored by a Guild member in good standing (paid membership dues for the current year);
Annual junior membership dues are $10; annual renewal by March 31.
Junior members will be so designated in the AQG Directory; will receive a disPatch via e-mail; and will receive an AQG membership pin;
Junior members must be accompanied by a current adult member to all events; must be accompanied by a participating adult member to participate in paid events; and participation in membership activites (e.g., workshops, bus trips, block exhanges, challenges) must be approved by the appropriate committee chair.
Approved by AQG Board, February 2012