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 Brunch - December 10, 2016. 10-12 am, Bowling Green Country Club. Details TBA
Work Days, 2016
March 19 - National Quilt Day, Saturday, 9-4 BG
Community Center. Bring your own lunch, or plan to order out. Donation fabric and batting will be available for charity quilts.
*NEW* April 2016 (exact date TBA): We will be participating in the Bowling Green Art Walk Quilt Show in April. A committee has made a quilt that will be raffled off by The Busy Thimble, with proceeds to go towards flowers for downtown Bowling Green. The space and advertising is provided by The Busy Thimble. Remember to save your special quilts for this show.
*NEW* . Quilt Spectacular 2016: Rising Stars,at the Haimerl Center in Columbus, OH, Details here.
May 13-14, 2016 The ‘Singing Quilter’ has been contracted to perform for the Friday, May 13, 2016 meeting. Cathy Miller is the Singing Quilter and will be coming to us from Victoria, BC. Cathy Miller will entertain us with stores, singing and quilts. A room for classes for the event has been reserved at the BG Rec Center on Saturday, May 14. Class size is limited. Monies for classes will be collected in advance. See the website www.singingquilter.com to find out more about the speaker.
*NEW* August 4: Quilt Day at Wood County Fair, Thursday, Noon to 9 PM
Black Swamp Quilt Retreat, 2016 - Information TBA.
Other Quilt Related Meetings, Programs & Events
The newsletter has the most up-to-date information provided by it's members about upcoming 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.
*NEW* “Capturing Women’s History: Quilts, Activism, and Storytelling,”: the University of Louisville Hite Art Institute is presenting February 1-March 19, with the opening reception Friday,
February 12. Details here...