BSQG  members were asked to name their favorite quilting related web site.  Following are links to those sites mentioned plus additional links to quilting sites that may be of interest.  If you are a BSQG member and would like your favorite link added, please send an email to  bsqguild @ (remove the spaces before and after the @). Also, if any of these links are “broken” or no longer functional, please notify the webmaster at the above email address.

At the November 12, 2015 meeting, Carol Hicks and Marsha Randles had prepared a handout with references for their presentation “All Things 60 Degrees and Hexagons”. In the event you were unable to attend (or have misplaced that handout), it can be found here. Since scanning the document erased all links, and since many no longer seem to be directing to the proper site, I will provide corrected links  below for your convenience (please note I cannot edit PDFs provided by others so I cannot correct the handout):

Jaybird Quilts

Butterfly Seaming

Hexagon Park Quilt pattern (Note: the link no longer works as written in the PDF. I have provided link to the pattern)

Pieced Hexies:

The New Hexagon  (Note: the link in the handout is no longer direct to the QAL. I have provided the link to go to the main page. Once there. check the drop down menu for quilt-alongs — this will be  the first on the list.)

Katja’s Quilt Shoppe (Note: the link no longer works as written in the PDF. I have provided one which works.)

Glorious Hexagons: (Note:  the link no longer works as written in the PDF. I have provided a link to the QAL)

Paper Piecing resources: (Note:  the link no longer works as written in the PDF. I have provided a link to the product)

Texas Freckles:

Love Patchwork and Quilting (Note: the link no longer works as written in the PDF. I have provided a link to the product)

Sheila Painter, in her presentation “Story Telling Around Quilts” at the February 9, 2017 meeting, provided the following resource link:

Check out  Black Swamp Quilters Guild was profiled by the NQA in October, 2011


The following resource links have been contributed by various members.. Every attempt is made to insure that they are correct but, over time, pages may disappear, shops may go out of business or links may bet broken. If you find such defective links, please notify the webmaster.  “67 Quick Tips for Quilters” –  “Beginner’s Guide to Quilting” 365 Days of Free Motion Quilting Filler Designs explores various free motion quilting designs.   An impressive site for Alex groupies, with audio podcasts, her schedule, her shows, an Ask Alex column, and lots more.  You gotta see this sewing entrepreneur’s website to believe it! Show Me Your Stash, The WORST Quilt In The World Contest, Watch Your Step, and WHAT Were They THINKING? will keep you entertained for waaaaaay too long! Subscribe to her free entertaining newsletter, and see all the cool stuff she sells   Official site of the American Quilter’s Society.  Lots to see, read, do and buy.  BatiksPlus1322 Ashby RoadSt. Louis, MO 63132(314) 432-1223  Many postings are must-see items for quilters!    A store with fabric, books, videos, kits, tools, notions etc for sale  You can buy online, or print the $2 coupon and go shop in Bettsville, OH!  Dragon Threads   See all the latest in software, support and forums here.  Thousands of free quilt blocks/patterns to choose from, linking you directly to other websites. Sorted alphabetically, and by category.  You’ll get so involved in surfing around, you’ll NEVER have time to quilt!  Almost as good as reading their magazine.  Includes peeks, tips, products for sale, message boards, blogs, and info on their TV show.  This quilt shop in Bluffton, OH  has lots of good stuff for sale. “365 Days of Free Motion Quilting Filler Designs” explores
free motion quilting designs.  The Gathering of Quilters Guild in Toledo, OH meets 5 times a year; much member/program overlap with our guild. Check out their newsletter.  The local Glass City Quilt Commission sponsors the Kaleidoscope of Quilts show every two years  This is a great place to shop, and be sure to check out the blog…it’s like reading the news from your best friend.  Mary Lou Hallenbeck’s awesome quilting empire!   See her fabric, kits, books/videos, upcoming schedule, and gallery of her quilts.  Free patterns, sorted by difficulty level, and the Block-a-Week, to create your quilt with her design board.  This down-to-earth diva of quilting television has it all here, including tips, products, newsletter, and free projects/patterns.   A huge online store with everything quilting you can imagine.  Quilt Shop in Wayne, OH.  This is the closest quilt shop to Bowling Green. (NOTE: This is an ETSY site and you may have to join ETSY in order to use it)   A simple site on the local quilting scene with lots of links/info, and an email Bingo game!   All the quilt news that’s fit to print, in tabloid-newspaper style, plus shopping!    An incredible number of quality blocks, sorted both alphabetically and by size, all completely free. Printable patterns/templates, perfect directions.   The place for 3d flower enthusiasts. Tips, tools, supplies, rouching, quick bias, punch needles, etc.  A teaser for their magazine, you can subscribe here, visit their quilt shop or join the conversation in their forum and chat rooms.  “My mission with Quilter’s Select™ is the same as it is for “The Quilt Show” to educate, inspire, entertain, connect and grow the world quilting community in a fun, positive and interactive environment. I believe this product line will help fulfill that mission.” — Alex Anderson”  Continue to shop in their Maumee store, as this is an overview of what they have, their schedule, info about the partners, etc, but you can’t buy from the website. A quilting forum with lots of info, links, tips, patterns, discussions, and advertisers. Great place for beginners.  A fun by-subscription concept, featuring Jodie Davis and that sassy Mark Lipinski!  Online quilting classes with no tests, no grades, and no pressure. Try a sample class!   Everything about RJR fabric: their different collections, where to find it, and free patterns. Thread of Tradition info, classes, and Sauder quilting events. Link to Quilt Fair.  An emporium of the fabric arts with lots to inspire you  This Sylvania quilt shop has their newsletter and shop info online.  Peg Oppenheimer’s website.  Everything you need to know about the Jodi Barrows Square In A Square technique. See her sample quilts, and you’ll be hooked! Has the link to Jodi’s website  An infographic/post on getting started with quilting from the Sewing Machine Club


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