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Welcome to Columbus Metropolitan Quilters
one of Central Ohio's oldest quilt guilds

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 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.


2014-2015 Programs

May 20 Members Meeting "Getting to Know You" – Learn interesting things about your fellow CMQuilters.  We have long time, medium time and brand new members, so let’s get have fun getting acquainted about each other and the organization! 
Jun 17

Joan Riegel - "Needlework Tools and Trinkets" Bring any old needlework tools to share with the group after Joan’s presentation

Jul 15 Summer Potluck starting at 6:30 p.m. Location is the Antrim Shelter in Heritage Park, Westerville. Call or email Judy Vertikoff for directions and dish assignments.
Aug 19 Ohio History Center - CMQ goes on the road to see quilts in the archives of the Ohio Historical Society.  This is a rare opportunity to view these items with knowledgeable staff of the Historical Society.  Meet at the entrance by the three flag poles no later than 7:00 pm as we are meeting when the building is closed to the public.  Program begins promptly.  Address is 800 E. 17th Avenue, adjacent to the state fairgrounds at I-71. Lots of free parking is available See the Ohio History Center website for more information.
Sep 16

"Buttons, Mementos of History and Art" - Marilyn Regrut, an active member of the National Button Society, Buckeye State Button Society and the Central Ohio Button Collectors.   Always a popular embellishment on quilts, wall hangings, and other quilted items, buttons and the hobby of button collecting will be this month’s program.  Bring a favorite button or two to share with the group during the break. 

Oct 21 Program by Karen O’Connor of Dublin’s Red Rooster Quilts.
Nov 18 "Got Fabric?"  From orphan fabric to Oh My! Quilts - Judy Sandman will teach us how to take that tired, what-was-I thinking fabric and use it to its best advantage in striking scrappy quilts.
Dec 2 (first Tuesday and 6:30 pm) - Annual Holiday Potluck in Acton Hall at Ascension Lutheran Church
Jan 20 "Looking Back and Preparing for the Future" - a look at a significant event in quilt history will be presented by Jane Callaghan. Opportunities to use CMQ members' quilting skills will also be offered.
Feb 17 We will be on the road to Quilt Beginnings in Dublin, 6591 Sawmill Road. Owner Cathy Daum will present "Color Palette and Rotary Basics".


Quilt Shows

Kid Quilts - annual show at Northwood High Building – each January

Inniswood Show - annual "flora and fauna" show – each February

Quilt Spectacular - biennial show of members’ quilts and more – March or April 2016

See our Quilt Shows webpage for more information.


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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