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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.

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.

Quilt Spectacular 2018 – Around the Block

Around the Block logo by Robert Callaghan (callar330@yahoo.com)

May 4 & 5 – Franklin County Fairgrounds
See the Quilt Shows page.

2018 Programs

March 20 – The Easy Binding Winder Story
Rex Moreland, originally from Delaware, Ohio, is the inventor of the Easy Binding Winder. He will share his story from idea, to design, to fabrication, to applying for a patent, and finally to his product being carried by local Quilt Shops and by Keepsake Quilting.

April 17 – From a Judge’s Perspective
Bernadette Demos will help us understand what the judges are looking for when they judge our quilts.  She has served as a volunteer  on many judging floors including county fairs, area quilt guild shows and NQA shows.

May 15 – Debbie Barber Trunk Show
Debbie is a master quilter in the Goodtime Quilters Quilt Guild in Circleville, Ohio. Her quilts demonstrate beautiful hand applique and hand quilting. She also has many miniature quilts that she will share with us.

June 19 – Quilt Finishing Round-table
Several quilters – Irene Goodrich, Judy Sandman and Judy Stacy – will demonstrate and discuss quilt labels, scalloped and pieced borders and tips and tricks to get your quilt ready for a show.

July 17 – Annual Picnic
Details to be Announced 

August 21 – Kid Quilts Sewing Session
Rita Herzberger will get us working in assembly line fashion to complete Kid Quilts to donate to the Columbus Public Health nurses for new moms and babies.  See our Service Projects page.

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 – May 4 & 5, 2018

Kid Quilts – January 2019

Inniswood Show – January 16 – February 3, 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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Little Quilt Auction: These two quilts (separate auction items) were done by James F., who does hand quilting. Both of these pieces were hand quilted. Notice how the star quilt has a heart at each inner point? You can also see the hand quilting in the piece. ... See MoreSee Less

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One of our founding members, Irene G., has once again donated a handful of pieces to the Little Quilt Auction. These will be individually auctioned. Irene does quite a bit of hand piecing, hand appliqué, and hand quilting. Stop by the show and read how many hours goes into each of her pieces! ... See MoreSee Less

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