We are a charitable 501c3 not-for-profit organizatioN
with 200 members located in Bloomington, Indiana.

The purpose of the Bloomington Quilters Guild (BQG) is to develop an appreciation for the history of quilting and quilters and to promote a continuation of the art in our community. One of our main charity activities is creating and donating community quilts to local groups.

It’s that time of year again: Membership Drive!

It’s time to JOIN US for our new guild year, Sept. 1, 2019 - August 31, 2020 to support our speaker, community and social programs.

Our next meeting is October 1, 2019. Sharon Zonker, retired teacher and long-time Civil War buff, will share her quilts and relate Civil War stories. Visitors are welcome to come and see what we’re all about. Doors open at 6:00 pm and the meeting starts at 6:30 p.m. Our meetings take place at Beth Shalom Congregation, 3750 E. 3rd Street, Bloomington, IN 47401.

We’re offering the chance to order BQG logo apparel. The deadline to order is Oct. 2 by 9:00 am.

Fall Retreat registration is open! We’ll gather for this popular retreat at Clifty Inn, Clifty Falls State Park in Madison, Indiana from Oct. 24 - 27, 2019. Register for either Thursday - Sunday or Friday - Sunday.

In partnership with the Monroe County Public Library, we’re running free Workshops for Beginners on Nov. 16, 2019.

Our own BQG’s Quilts from the Heartland show is held every three years. Next show: Oct. 9-10, 2020 at Bloomington’s Monroe Convention Center.

Peruse our website and get to know us a little better.

Community quilts donated at our Sept. 3, 2019 meeting.

Community quilts donated at our Sept. 3, 2019 meeting.