Bristol Textile Quarter (BTQ)

Old Market

BTQ provides workspace and equipment on an affordable, flexible basis for Bristol's textile community. BTQ has space for 10 resident members and provides temporary access to anyone working on short-term projects. For the past few years BTQ has hosted a textile graduate placement scheme in collaboration with Bath Spa University and more recently, with Spike Island too.  BTQ's MeetMakeMend events have become a regular fixture on the Bristol textile calendar and succeed in drawing in a wider community who use these evenings to carve out space and time for themselves as well as their mending.

Current facilities include:
- Individual deskspaces
- Industrial lock stitch
- 2 x industrial 5-thread overlockers
- 5 x standard gauge Brother domestic knitting machines
- 1 x chunky gauge Brother domestic knitting machine
- industrial iron and steam generator
- cutting tables
- extra space and tables for large projects
- drum carder
- 2 x table looms  (1x Harris, 1x similar)
- 1x folding floor loom
- internet & printing
- kitchen and bathroom
- basic supplies, inc. dot + cross paper, waste and acrylic yarns (as available)
- growing library of pattern books, resource materials and shade cards

Full Time (Resident) Members also receive:
- membership discount on workshops
- own keys
- storage

Membership Rates:
Monthly: £165/pcm
Weekly: £60/wk
Daily: £25/day

Please get in touch to arrange a visit.

Bristol Textile Quarter (BTQ) details
Ground Floor, 1A Barton Road, St Philips, Bristol, BS2 0LF
E: [email protected]

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