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.


Christmas in July! Last year's Christmas brunch, which had to be cancelled due to weather, is rescheduled for July 19, 2014. All checks that were submitted for the Dec. program will now be cashed and used for the July program. If you paid and do not wish to attend the new program, please make arrangements with another member to take your place.

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. Only 20 spaces open...

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


>April 26 - Bowling Green Art Walk. There will be a quilt exhibit, Contact Connie Miller at Busy Thimble for information and to vounteer:

>April 29-May 4. 38th Annual Sauder Village Quilt Show, Sauder Village, 22611 State Route 2, Archbold, OH.

> May 2. Miami Valley Quilters Guild Show. Greene County Fairgrounds, 120 Fairgrounds Road, Xenia, OH

NEW > May 6. Maumee Bay Country Quilters has The Singing Quilter, Cathy Miller, on Tues. May 6th at 6:30pm Admission $10, Faith United Methodist Church, 3415 Starr Ave. Oregon, OH ( 419-698-2755 for info)

> May 8-10. South Lebanon School House Quilt Show, South Lebanon Community Center, 10 N High Street, South Lebanon, OH 

 > 45th Annual NQA Quilt Show. Columbus OH.

Deadline to enter a quilt is April 1. See the special Quilt Show Edition NQA Newsletter for details.

Open to the public on Friday May 23rd and Saturday May 24th from 9 AM to 6 PM and on Sunday May 25th from 10 AM to 3 PM, enjoy beautiful quilts and exciting vendors. General admission is $15, children under 12 are free, and NQA card carrying members enjoy a discounted admission of $12.00!

NEW > June 19 - 21. International Quilt Festival in Chicago, IL  , A bus trip has been organized: The bus leaves St. Luke’s Hospital in Maumee at 7 am June 20 and arrives in Chicago at approx. 11 am.  This is an overnight trip.  The bus returns to St. Luke’s on the 21st at approx. 10 or 11 pm.  The fee includes the bus ride, gratuities, guest room, brunch on Sat. morning and tickets to the show both days.  Prices per person are: single $304, Twin $224, Triple $197, and Quadruple $187.  See Gretchen Schultz for more info or to sign up. The deadline to register is May 23, 2014


>June 26-28. NQA 45th Annual Quilt Show, "Take a Walk in My Garden," Greater Columbus Convention Center, 400 N High St., Columbus, OH

>September 11-13. 13th Annual Amish Country Quilt Show, Buckeye Event Center, 624 Henry St., Dalton, OH

>Sepember 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 @ (remove the spaces before and after the @ ) and it will forwarded to the newsletter editor.