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.
June 15, 2013 - Patsy Thompson Workshop at First Christian Church, 875 Haskins Road, Bowling Green . Limit 24 and must be preregistered. Money should be brought to the May meeting. The workshop is from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Please arrive a little early so that you can get your sewing area set up and be ready to start by 9. Bring a packed lunch, sewing supplies, machine, and extension cords.
In late July - early August, Guild members participate in the Wood County Fair in addition to the monthly meeting. The Fair in 2013 is from July 29 - August 5. details TBA
September 14, 2013 - Work Day at the BG Community Center. details TBA
October 11 - 13, 2013 - The Black Swamp Retreat, "Bling it On", at Pines in Fremont, limited enrollment of 42. Registration begins at the April meeting where a down payment of $90 will be collected.
The December meeting is a Saturday brunch, 10 AM at the Bowlling Green Country Club. Optional ten dollar purchased
or homemade gift for exchange.
Other Quilt Related Meetings, Programs & Event
May 24 – September 2 – Quilt National ’13. One of the judges is Penny McMorris from Bowling Green. www.dairybarn.org/quilt
June 8 and 9 – 577 Foundation fiber show. www.fiber577.com
June 14 and 15 – 2013 Black Swamp Benefit, Fulton County Fairgrounds, Wauseon, OH. www.blackswampbenefit.org
June 27 - 29, 2013 - 44th NQA Quilt Show, Columbus show at Downtown Convention Center. http://nqaquilts.org
July 19 - 20, 2013 - Kaleidoscope of Quilts 16th Quilt Show at the Exhibition Center in Sylvania Tam-O-Sahnter, 7600 Sylvania Ave., Sylvania, OH. Registration begins March 15. See May newsletter for Project Ugly Quilt rules and registration. details in the May newsletter and at http://www.gcqc.org
August 14 - 17 - AQS Quilt Show in Grand Rapids, MI www.AmericanQuilter.com
September 6 - 8 - Black Swamp Arts Festival, Bowling Green, OH
September 20 – 21 – 38th Annual Needlework Show, Toledo-Lucas County Library, Sanger Branch, 3030 W Central Ave, Toledo, OH, www.needle-arts-toledo.org/showinfo.htm
November 8 - 10, 2013 - Harvest Retreat in Archbold, OH at the Sauders Inn. Call 419-446-2541, ext. 3076 to sign up.
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.