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Monthly Meetings

CMQ meets the third Tuesday of the month at 7 p.m. (unless noted otherwise). In addition to the scheduled program, there is a brief business meeting, show and tell, and more. Meetings usually last until 9:00 p.m.

CMQ meetings are held at Ascension Lutheran Church, 1479 Morse Road, Columbus, OH 43229. (East of I-71 between Maize and Karl).  Click here for directions.

Join us at one of our monthly meetings — guests are always welcome! We hope you will join after attending two meetings.

2016 Programs

November  15 – All About Batiks
Presenters from Lunn Fabrics in Lancaster will talk about how the Lunn Fabric Company produces their beautiful batik fabrics.

December 9 (Friday) – Annual Holiday Potluck – 6:00 pm
Acton Hall, Ascension Lutheran Church
See November’s Calico Press for dish assignments.

January 17 – Quilting Ergonomics
Physical Therapist Stefanie Weaver Bohnert will be giving a presentation on the effects of quilting on the body.  She will discuss ergonomics and the quilter with best practices for quilting painlessly.  Stefanie will also give us some stretches and exercises that will help reduce discomfort.

February 21 – Scrappy Quilts
Our own Barb Hilligoss will present her thoughts on making scrappy quilts.  A prolific quilter, Barb has been accumulating her quilts to show us during the presentation.

Recent program presenters and topics have included AnneMarie Chany, Vicki Pignatelli, Elizabeth Palmer-Spilker, Marcey Arter, a special viewing of the Ohio History Connection quilt collection, Sew to Speak and Serendipitee quilt shop programs, and social gatherings.  We’ve also had programs featuring quilt appraisals, hand embroidery, buttons, and sewing history.

Quilt Shows

Kid Quilts – annual show at Northwood High Building – January 2017

Inniswood Show – annual “flora and fauna” show – January 28 – February 5, 2017

Quilt Spectacular – will return in 2018

Inclement Weather

In the event of a meeting cancellation due to inclement weather, members will receive an e-mail or a phone call. Please call one of the CMQ officers if you have not been contacted and you have questions about whether the meeting is cancelled.

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Sewing days scheduled!

Here are the dates and locations of CMQ sewing days so far.

February 25th, 9 am to 6 pm at the MLK Library

March 18th, 9 am to 6 pm at the Linden Library

April 8th, 9 am to 6 pm at the Whitehall Library in Room 1.

This is a good time to hang out with people from guild, learn something, and make progress on a Kid's Quilt or your project for the 2018 CMQ Quilt Show.
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Free Kid Quilt Show Reception - everyone welcome

January 21, 2017, 6:00pm - January 21, 2017, 8:00pm

Free quilt show of Kids Quilts going to Columbus Health Department for their visiting nurse program.

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