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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.

During COVID-19, the Ascension Lutheran board members are working on safety protocols and rooms for their groups that meet at the church.  At this time, meetings will be held as follows:

Summer schedule (through the September meeting):

  • Physically at the shelter house at the Hilliard Church of the Nazarene, 3669 Leap Rd, Hilliard, OH 43026.  (Click here for directions.)
  • Virtually via Zoom
  • at 7 pm on the third Monday of the month unless otherwise noted in the program details below.  Email cmquilters@nullyahoo.com for information on attending as a guest on Zoom, join us at the shelter house if you want to attend in person.  

Autumn schedule (beginning in October):

  • Physically at our regular meeting location, Ascension Lutheran Church (address below)
  • Virtually via Zoom
  • at 7 pm on the third Tuesday of the month unless otherwise noted in the program details below. Email cmquilters@nullyahoo.com for information on attending as a guest on Zoom, join us in the church if you want to attend in person.  

Any changes to meeting locations or cancellations will be announced through the group’s FaceBook page, Columbus Metropolitan Quilters.

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.

2021 Programs

July 2021

Monday, July 19th – Summer Picnic  – Join us at Hilliard Church of the Nazarene Picnic Shelter starting at 6:30 pm for our social time and meeting.  Bring your own picnic and drinks.  This is your time to hang out and visit with your fellow quilters.  There will be games, show & tell, and more.

August 2021

Monday, Aug 16th – (Hilliard Church of the Nazarene) Our speaker will be Molly Dodd from Art Quilts by Molly Todd.  Her love of children’s original artwork and a lifelong passion for fabric combine to allow her personal expression and creativity.  Upon retirement, Molly was led to become a Quilt Artist through a series of unlikely events.   Retirement has given her the time to translate children’s original artwork into quilt legacies.  Her paying customers allow her to create gift quilts to honor children who have passed away, as well as, for critically ill children at Ronald McDonald House Charities of Central Ohio.  She is honored to be associated with these strong families and very brave children.  Molly has authored the first book about her work.  “Threads of Life” which she will have available for $10 CASH at the meeting. To see examples of her work, check out her website https://www.artquiltsbymollytodd.com/

September 2021

Monday, Sep 20th – (Hilliard Church of the Nazarene) Nancy Niemuth a CMQ member will share how she designs quilts and figures out how to turn that design into a quilt. She will have examples and maybe even a pattern to share.

October 2021

October (Ascension Lutheran Church) – Amy Korn a CMQ member will present a program on working with felted wool.  This is an interactive meeting with a hands-on project.

November 2021

November (Ascension Lutheran Church) – Kathy Gordon of Kwilty Pleasures is bringing her trunk show to CMQ.  Kathy is a local quilter (and knitter) from Blacklick, Ohio.  Her style is a combination of traditional and modern. She defines a Kwilty Pleasure as  ‘anything fabric or fiber that puts a smile on your face and fills your creative soul with pleasure’. You can check out her quilts and blog at http://kwiltypleasures.blogspot.com/p/about-me.html  

December 2021

December (Ascension Lutheran Church) – Christmas Party – This will either be bring your own dinner or potluck depending on COVID and members comfort level.  Additional details will be provided as the meeting gets closer.

Quilt Shows

Quilt Spectacular 2022  “Where the Heart Is”  March 25-26, 2022.

Kid Quilts – January 2022, dates and details to be announced

Inniswood Show — 2022, dates to be announced.

For more details about our quilt shows, see the Quilt Shows page.

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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