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.
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.
March 21st – KyleAnne Williams, “Sewing Machine Maintenance”
Bring you sewing machine, the owner’s manual if you have it, the screw driver that came with the machine (if possible), thread, a bobbin, a scrap of fabric and a NEW needle. After she gets done helping us maintain our machines, we’ll be testing them. If you can’t bring your machine, you can observe.
April 18th – Erica Plank – quilt pattern designer from Washington state
May 16th – Trunk show by Cassandra Beaver
Cassandra Beaver is the designer of the row-by-row Columbus Skyline quilt for Dabble and Stitch and who is currently designing a block of the month quilt with Columbus landmark blocks at that shop.
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.
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
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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