Consider the egg"Consider the Egg," created by former BQG President, Lisa Dodson. Selected for Studio Art Quilts Associates internationally traveling show, "Food for Thought," which debuted in 2015 at Paducah's AQS Quilt Show in the National Quilt Museum. Please read more about Lisa, Kathy Kessler and Lisa Higgins in the accompanying HTO article, by Marcela Creps, A Piece of Art.


BQG Members Showing Textile Art at Local Galleries in June
Members of our guild displayed their textile art during Bloomington's First Friday Gallery Walk on June 2, 2017.  Joan Hershey is showing at the I Fell Gallery on 415 West 4th Street with the Side Door Studio art group's show. June hours are Weds. 4-7pm and Fridays 2-7pm. The quilting bee "Quilters without Borders" -- with members Laura Brown Cano, Julie Higgins, Georgia Koushiafes, Maryam Othman and Dedaimia Whitney -- can be seen at Ivy Tech John Waldron Arts Center on 122 South Walnut Street. The work can be viewed until the end of June.

Upcoming: Mark your calendars!
October 10, 2017: Entries due for Quilts from the Heartland Show: ENTRY RULES (PDF)  ENTRY FORM (PDF)

Oct. 26–29, 2017: Clifty Falls Fall Retreat
Nov. 10–11, 2017: Quilts from the Heartland Show
Jan. 18–21, 2018: Spring Mill Winter Retreat

We'll post Winter Retreat retreat details once finalized.

Quilts from the Heartland (2014) Videos

Here are our YouTube videos, featuring Lisa Dodson, former BQG President and Quilt Show Co-Chairs Kathy Kessler and Pat Surra, courtesy of Jean Bansemer, web writer for

Free Christmas Quilt Patterns, Free Purse Quilt Patterns and

Free Table Runner Quilt Patterns

Bloomington Quilters Guild in the News

Read the Nov. 2, 2014, Herald Times Bloomington Quilters Guild article by Marcela Creps, featuring the Bloomington Quilters Guild and BQG quilters, Lisa Dodson, Kathy Kessler and Julie Higgins.

To view a PDF of the article, please click: A Piece of Art. To view the article in the Herald Times Online, with all images, click:  Herald Times Online (HTO subscription required).

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