Monthly Meetings

CMQ meets on the third Tuesday of the month at 7 p.m. (unless noted otherwise below). Social time begins at 6:30p.m.  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.  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.

2024 Programs

January 16. 2024Quilts to Clothes – Having Fun with your Transferable Skills
Eva Freed, co-owner of member shop Sew to Speak will discuss the overlapping skills between quilting and garment-making.

February 20, 2024 – Quilting Journey Trunk Show
Talented local quilter, Amy Swanson, who showed the award-winning “David” quilt at the Ohio State Fair, is a paper piecing aficionado and pattern tester for Legit Kits.

March 19, 2024 – Quilt Show Planning
Just a day before initial setup at the Franklin County Fairgrounds for Quilt Spectacular 2024, we will discuss last minute topics.

April 16, 2024 – Barn Trail Quilts
This is a Zoom meeting with artist/blogger Suzi Parron who will show over one hundred photos of barn quilts.  We will also exchange kits for the brown bag project described in the newsletter.

May 21, 2024 – Landscape Quilt Demonstration
Elaine Mitchell, Dresden, Ohio artist, will present a trunk show and demonstration of a variety of techniques and tips for developing landscape scenes.


Monthly Sew-Ins

Calling all Quilters!  Want to have some fun hanging out and sewing with fellow Quilters?  Come join us on the second Saturday of the month for a sewing day. Bring your project and supplies plus a lunch or snack.  You can come all day or just a few hours, or just stop in to say Hi!  Ironing board and iron provided.  The hours are 9:00 am – 5:00 pm.  Check our Facebook page for last minute changes.

March 9, 2024
Hilliard Library
4500 Hickory Chase Way
Hilliard, OH 43026
Room 2A

April 13, 2024
Whitehall Library
4445 E Broad St
Columbus, OH  43213
Rooms 4-5

Quilt Shows

Quilt Spectacular 2024  — – “A Festival of Quilts”
Friday and Saturday, March 22 & 23, 2024
Franklin  County Fairgrounds
More information…

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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