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Membership

Nancy Vaillancourt (Westport, MA) “Starry Paths of Blue”

Quilters by the Sea welcomes new members. Annual dues are currently $35 per year and are payable in May.

Dues must be paid in full by July 15 in order to display a quilt in the guild’s biennial quilt show. Dues help to pay for guest speakers at our meetings and our monthly newsletter.

To join, please download the QBS New Membership Application and return it with a check to:

Quilters By The Sea
Membership Committee
P.O. Box 708
Portsmouth, RI 02871

When you join Quilters By The Sea you join a group of people dedicated to sharing their knowledge and talent with quilters of all skill levels and who strive to preserve this age-old tradition.  In addition, your membership provides many more benefits:

  • National guest speakers
  • A wide variety of programs showcasing different quilting techniques
  • Free attendance at 10 monthly meetings throughout the year (otherwise there is a $5 charge for guests)
  • Two retreats a year dedicated just to quilting
  • Multiple opportunities to participate in community service projects
  • QBS members often receive discounts at quilting shops
  • Opportunities to attend quilting events and shows
  • A three day quilt-in in January
  • Monthly open sew sessions at the Middletown Public Library
  • Participation in the Block of the month, fat quarter and fabric exchanges
  • Door prize(s) awarded at each meeting
  • Only QBS members can enter quilts in our bi-annual quilt show.

The best thing your membership provides is friendship with people who share your passion for quilting.