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Bristol Textile Quarter

Bristol Textile Quarter (BTQ) offers access to affordable workspace, equipment and creative opportunities to Bristol’s textile community.  BTQ has space for 14 resident members and also offers memberships on a daily basis for those working on short-term projects.

Facilitating Workshops: The studio is available to hire on evenings and weekends for textile workshops by both members and outside providers. 

Current facilities include:

Individual desk spaces

1 industrial sewing machine (+ needles: silk, cotton & heavy weight)

2 industrial 5-thread overlockers

3 3’x6’ cutting tables

1 5’x5’ cutting table

2 x adjustable female mannequins

Steam iron 

Harris floor loom

Harris table top loom

5 Brother knitting machines KH S series

1 Brother chunky knitting machine KH260

1 Ribber

Drum carder

Universal phone holder w/ flexible long arm (to use for product shots, filming etc)

As well as the following materials:

Basic machine threads

Selection of donated yarns on the cone

Dot + Cross pattern paper

And the following other services: 

Fibre broadband wifi

Recycling (paper, card, tin & textiles)

Use of kitchen area & toilet

Printer & ink

Free access to private meeting room with library of reference books & publications 

Additional storage space – boxes only no bags please.

Full Time (Resident) Members also receive:

Membership discount on workshops

Own keys and 24/7 access

Additional storage

Membership Rates:

Monthly: £190/pcm 

Daily: £25/day

Bristol Textile Quarter

1A Barton Road

Bristol BS2 0LF

Please get in touch to arrange a visit!