The Black Swamp Quilters Guild meets monthly, usually on the second Thursday of each month* at 7:00 pm at the Bowling Green Parks and Recreation 'Simpson' Building located at 1291 Conneaut St., Bowling Green, OH. Doors open at 6:00 pm so come early for some social time!
Each meeting includes introductions, a business section, updates on upcoming events; "show and tell"; and a short program. Programs range from "how-to's" to book reviews to special guest speakers.
NEW! Guild work day for sewing charity quilts will be on Saturday, September 20, 2014, 9 AM - 4 PM, at the Bowling Green Community Center, 1245 W. Newton Road, Bowling Green, OH 43402. It is at the corner of Haskins and Newton Roads 419-354-6223, http://www.bgohio.org/departments/parks-and-recreation/community-center Bring a sack lunch or we can order sandwiches/pizza.
Black Swamp Quilt Retreat at the "Our Lady of The Pines" center in Fremont, OH, October 24 - 26, 2014. $90 deposit will be collected, starting at the meeting April 10. Final payment due at end of meeting, August 14. $25 late fee for any moneys received after that and no money will be accepted after August 31.
Christmas Brunch - Bowling Green Country Club, December 13, 2014, 10AM. Details TBA.
Coming next year!:
Beth Ferrier from Applewood Farms will be our guest speaker in May 2015. Check out her blog, http://bethquilts.blogspot.com, or look for her on Facebook. She has some very exciting ideas to share with us. There will be a Friday night lecture, and Saturday class.
Black Swamp Quilt Retreat at the "Our Lady of The Pines" center in Fremont, OH, September 25 - 27, 2015. Information TBA.
Black Swamp Quilt Retreat at the "Our Lady of The Pines" center in Fremont, OH, October 21 - 23, 2016. Information TBA.
Other Quilt Related Meetings, Programs & Events
>July 1- October 1, 2014 - the Row-by-Row Experience Between July 1 and September 2, 2014
, visit as many stores as you can from the list of participating stores nationwide listed on the website (eight nearby are in our July newsletter) where you can collect "rows". Use Eight rows to completed a quilt.
Bring in completed quilt to one of teh participating stores for prize: July 1 - October 31, 2014
>September 11-13. 13th Annual Amish Country Quilt Show, Buckeye Event Center, 624 Henry St., Dalton, OH
>September 19-20. 39th Annual Needlework Show, Toledo-Lucas County Library, Sanger Branch, 3030 W. Central Avenue, Toledo, OH
The newsletter has the most up-to-date information about quilt related events. Please select 'newsletter' from the list at the top of this page.
If you know of additional quilt related events in the Bowling Green or Northwest Ohio area that you would like included please email your request to bsqguild @ gmail.com (remove the spaces before and after the @ ) and it will forwarded to the newsletter editor.