Welcome to the Black Swamp Quilters Guild!

The purpose of this organization is to promote the development and appreciation of quilting in our community and to educate interested persons in all aspects of quilting.


Our guild consists of quilters, young and old, in Northwest Ohio.  Monthly meetings are normally held in Bowling Green, Ohio, at the meeting room in the Bowling Green Parks & Recreation Building at Simpson Garden Park, 1291 Conneaut Avenue on the second Thursday of the month, beginning at 7 PM (the room is open for socializing an hour before the meeting starts). Any change in meeting place, date and time will be noted on this page in the paragraph entitled "Important Information About Our Next Meeting."


Anyone interested in quilting is eligible for membership and guests are always welcome. Membership dues are $20/year, payable at the January meeting of each year. A membership application may be downloaded here.


Website Contents


The meeting minutes, patterns for selected Mystery quilts, and the newsletter are available on this site. Just click on the appropriate link in the navigation bar at the top of the page. 


Every new member fill sout a form which is on file with the guild. You can download a copy of that form here.


Click here for a copy of the Guild ByLaws: ByLaws 2011


 Important Information About Our Next Meeting


Next meeting: Christmas Brunch - December 10, 2016. 10-12 am (you can come as early at 9:30AM), Bowling Green Country Club. Optional gift exchange, $10 sewing-related gift. 



Please check the Bowling Green Schools if we have inclement weather. If the BG schools are closed, there will not be a BSQG meeting.  Also, please know if there is heavy fog late afternoon/evening, the meeting will be canceled. Please check your email late in the day of the meeting if you are unsure of a meeting cancellation. 


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