Meetings, Workshops and Events

Meetings are generally held on the first Tuesday of each month, September - June at:
North Central Church of Christ,  2121 N. Dunn Street,  Bloomington, Indiana 47408

Next Meeting: Tuesday, April 3, 2018.
6:00 pm Doors Open   •   6:30 pm Show and Tell  •  7:00 pm Program

Our next workshop will be Michele Hellmann's English Paper Piecing Workshop on Wednesday, April 4, 2018.

2017-18 Meetings, Workshops & Events




Sept. 5, 2017
September Meeting

Opening Meeting

No program. Find out what's happening this year.

Oct. 3, 2017
October Meeting

Kathleen Tracy of Country Lane Quilts

A Small History of Quilting
Books and patterns available for purchase after trunk show.

Oct. 26-29, 2017
Fall Retreat


Fall Retreat at Clifty Falls State Park, Madison, Indiana.

Nov. 7, 2017
November Meeting

Lisa Binkley
Website:  /  Instagram  /  Facebook

Continuous Threads
Trunk show

Nov. 8, 2017
Wednesday Workshop

Lisa Binkley

Bead & Button Embellishment: Simple to Spectacular
(Proceeded by an introduction to bead embroidery techniques).

Nov. 10-11, 2017
Quilt Show

Our fabulous quilt show at the Monroe County Convention Center.

Quilts from the Heartland Show

Dec. 5, 2017
December Meeting


No program. Come for the potluck dinner and enjoy good food and quilt friends!

Jan. 2, 2018
January Meeting

Lisa Dodson and Susie Goodman 

The latest Studio Art Quilt Associates (SAQA) trunk show 

Jan. 18-21, 2018
Winter Retreat


Spring Mill Winter Retreat

Feb. 6, 2018
February Meeting

Suzi Parron

A fascinating look into part of our quilting heritage. Following the Barn Quilt Trail was featured in the American Patchwork and Quilting's April issue in the 25 best new products section. 

Feb. 27, 2018
"March" Meeting

Linda Hahn, IHQS
IHQS website:

New York Beauty State of Mind

March 20, 2018
Budget Meeting

BQG Board Members

6:30 pm, Tuesday, March 20 at Pat Surra's home

Apr. 3, 2018
April Meeting

Michele Hellmann

English Paper Piecing: Not Just Hexagons
Trunk Show

Apr. 4, 2018
Wednesday Workshop

Michele Hellmann

English Paper Piecing Workshop:
Tips and techniques for this popular hand piecing method.

May 1, 2018
May Meeting

Catherine Redford
Bernina Ambassador and Quilting Arts TV contributor
Instagram  / Facebook

Lessons Learned While Quilting

May 2, 2018
Wednesday Workshop

Catherine Redford

Workshop:  Walking Foot Quilting — Beyond the Ditch
Learn more about using your walking foot to create modern grids, matchstick effects and spirals.

June 5, 2018
June Meeting

Closing Meeting

It’s our end of the year potluck with food, friends, awards, and of course, our challenge quilt winners! We'll pick a winner of this year's Scrappy Bear Paw raffle quilt.

Oct 25-28, 2018
Fall Retreat


Save the dates! Fall Retreat at Clifty Falls State Park, Madison, Indiana.


CroppedWendyFlowerBasket desSNickels"Flower Basket" by Wendy Hodina, quilted by Jane Pitt, from a workshop given by the designer, Sue Nickels.