Frequently Asked Questions



What is QuiltCon?

Who should attend QuiltCon?

When is QuiltCon?

Where is QuiltCon?

Where is the Austin Convention Center?

What are the hours of QuiltCon?



How much does QuiltCon cost?

Do I have to pay show admission if I registered for a workshop?

Do I have to pay show admission if I purchased a lecture?

Do you offer discounts?

Can you tell me more about quilt show group discounts?

Can you tell me more discounts for Modern Quilt Guild members?

Do you have a scholarship program?


About Austin

Is Austin really as awesome as everyone says it is?

What is the weather like in February?

What is there to do?


Quilt Show Information

What are the prizes?

When will the entry form be available?

When are entries open?

Do I have to be a member of The Modern Quilt Guild to enter?

Can you tell me more?



What hotels are offering special rates for QuiltCon attendees?

The hotels are sold out, will you release more room blocks?

What other hotel options are there?

Can you help me find a roommate to share my hotel room?



Is QuiltCon handicapped accessible?



How do I register?

When should I register for QuiltCon?

What payments will you accept?

Do I have to register online?

What confirmation will I receive??

Can I register for lectures a la carte?

Can I register for lecture day passes?

Can I register onsite?


Member verses Non-Member Registration

How do members get registration discounts?

How do members get early registration?

What if a non-member uses member discount codes or passwords?



What time should I arrive onsite to check-in?

What do I need to check-in?


Cancellation and Refund Policy

What is the cancellation / refund policy?

What if I am not satisfied with a workshop?



Where I can find the supply list for my workshop?

Do I need to bring my sewing machine?

What will be provided?

What types of payment do instructors accept for their material fees?

What if I am not satisfied with a workshop?

What are the levels of the workshops?

What are the types of the workshops?

Where can I access your class catalog and schedule?



Where can I park?

Do I need to rent a car?

Is there a discounted shuttle available?


Families & Children

Does QuiltCon welcome families and children?



Does the Austin Convention Center have free Wi-Fi?

Will motorized scooters be available at QuiltCon 2015?

I have a question that isn’t answered, who do I contact?


Liability statement

Your participation and attendance, including family members and minors who accompany you, to any QuiltCon class, lecture, exhibit or event — paid or unpaid — is conditioned upon your agreement to hereby indemnify QuiltCon, its employees, volunteers, and contractors from any claim for injury, loss, or damage caused by QuiltCon’s negligence, strict liability, or for any other reason. Your online acceptance or signed class registration form is a binding agreement to this liability waiver. QuiltCon 2015 bears the right to cancel any workshop due to inadequate workshop enrollment, failure of teacher availability, or other circumstances beyond the control of QuiltCon.

Quilt in QuiltCon banner is "Fireworks" by Tara Faughnan.