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.

2019 Programs

January 15 – Jane Williams
Jane has quilted many quilts and is known for beautiful, custom quilting in the past 14 years as “A Lady in Thread”  She will give tips on getting quilt tops ready to be machine quilted, describe some common problems and offer solutions, and she will share some of her own quilts.

February 19 – Becky Dickson
Becky is a prolific quilter who has evolved from making traditional quilts to creating fiber arts pieces.  She will share her story and show some of the quilts that involve materials other than traditional fabrics.

March 19 – Floral Block Challenge
Bring the floral blocks made with our green fabric for display and a block drawing.

April 16 – Jackie Seimer with tips for home domestic machine quilting.

May 21 – Trunk Show with Cathy Johnston
Trunk show of her beautiful and humorous quilts.  Featured quilter at the Heart of Ohio Quilter’s Guild 2017 show.

June – Handwork Round Robin Demos
Includes English Paper Piecing, 3-D bow tie blocks, and embroidery stitches.

July – Annual Summer Picnic
Watch for details in our June newsletter.

August 20 – Quilts from the Archives with the Ohio History Connection
We will travel to OHC to see sample quilts from their extensive historical collection.

September 17 – Kelly Battistin
Kelly is the owner of Old Town Fabric Shop in Chillicothe.

October 15 – Civil War and Dear Jane Quilt History with Barbara Smith

November 19 – Sharon McConnell, designer at Color Girl Quilts

December 3 – Annual Christmas Party Potluck

Recent program presenters have included Erica Plank, Cassandra Beaver, Maria Spetalnik, and Deb Strain. We’ve had programs featuring sewing machine maintenance, machine quilting, antique crib quilts, and designing one of a kind applique quilts. These outstanding programs are in addition to our sew-ins and social gatherings.

Quilt Shows

Quilt Spectacular 2020, “The Roaring 20’s” – February 28-29, 2020

Kid Quilts – January 2019

Inniswood Show – February 2-10, 2019

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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Our next meeting is Tuesday, June 18th. Come at 6:30 to visit with your fellow quilters before the meeting which starts promptly at 7:00 pm. This month we will have a “Hand Work Round Robin Demo”. Members will demonstrate hand embroidery stitches, English Paper Piecing, and 3D bowtie blocks.
CMQ meets at Ascension Lutheran Church, 1479 Morse Road, Columbus, OH 43229. (East of I-71 between Maize and Karl).
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Our next Sewing Day - Saturday, May 18th
at the Driving Park Library
1422 East Livingston Ave
Columbus 43205
From 9:00 am to 5:00 pm

You don't have to be a member, this is open to anyone that is interested.

Bring your project and sew with your fellow guild members. Everyone is welcome and members are encouraged to bring a friend. Kid Quilts (our charity quilts) are normally available to sew. Bring your lunch and/or a snack to share. Come for the day or drop in for whatever spare time you have.
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