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, meeting starts promptly at 7:00 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 Brunch - December 9, 2017 at Bowling Green Country Club.

Work Days, 2017

September 23, 2017. Bowling Green Community Center, 9 AM through 4 PM. Bring your sewing machine, your donation quilts or your personal projects and sew with others in the guild.  Fabric and batting for donation quilts will be available. Bring a lunch to order in from the center.

Vintage Fabric Raffle. July 13, 2017

Cindy Huffman has fabric that was donated from the 30’s that will be raffled off.

New! Guest Speaker Announced for May 2018:

Teacher/Speaker Debbie Grifka will be the special speaker next year.  She wrote the book “Lines by Designs” featuring clean lines and bold shapes. 


Other Quilt Related Meetings, Programs & Events


The newsletter has the most up-to-date information provided by its members about upcoming quilt related events.  Please select 'newsletter' from the list at the top of this page.

If you know of  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.


Alex Anderson is coming to Stitch! In September Alex Anderson will be at Stitch. Details about this program including registration costs and program information can be found on the stitch website: Look for the Alex Anderson Brochure. Deadline is June 1. You can also call Stitch at 419-517-7092. 

Quilt Foundry Class Quilt Foundry is offering a Binding Lecture on Monday, June 12 at 6:30 PM. Given by Lisa and Erin. It is a talk about bindings and demonstrate different binding techniques. Call the shop at 419-893-5703 for more details. 

 Sonflower Kids' Camp, June 26-29, 2017.  Sonflower's Kid's quilt camp will be held from Mon. to Thurs., June 26-29 from 9:30 A.M. to 1:00 P.M. for children 9 and up. The cost is $130, which includes all materials for a lap-sized quilt and snacks. All participants are asked to bring a sewing machine and thread. Phone number for reservations is 419-885-4438 

 Kaleidoscope Quilt Show, open for registration July 21-22, 2017

*NEW* Quilt Day, Wood County Fair: August 3, 2017. set up at 9:00am, show open from 11 AM to 9PM

*NEW* Pemberville Fair, August 18, 2017.