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.

2015 Programs

May 19  — Two of CMQ’s longtime members and quilt award winners, Irene Goodrich and Ruth Pennell, will present “A Demonstration of Hand and Machine Appliqué”.  They will bring some of their quilts to this program.

June 8  (Note date and location change)  — Joan Riegel will present “The Quilts of Gee’s Bend”. Joan will highlight the history of the small rural Alabama town from slave days to the present, the sophisticated quilt making style of its isolated women, and the introduction of their marvelous quilts to the world.  We will meet at the Westerville Public Library, 126 South State Street.

July 21Annual CMQ Picnic – Meet at Judy Sandman’s house at 5:30 pm; buffet begins at 6:00 pm.  Location and dish assignments are published in our members’ newsletter, The Calico Press.

August 18August Play Time – 7:00 pm at Ascension Lutheran Church.  We will gather without a formal agenda for socializing, working on a project or whatever you wish.  More details will be in the newsletter.

September 15 – Designer and shop owner Marcey Arter will present “Making an Original Design into a Pattern”.  Marcey has created unique, original designs, and developed patterns for them.  Whether or not you have thought about designing an item and making a pattern, you will have an informative, interesting, and inspiring evening. Marcey’s patterns will be for sale.

Recent program presenters and topics have included Vicki Pignatelli, Elizabeth Palmer-Spilker, a special viewing of the Ohio History Connection quilt collection, Quilt Beginnings, Sew to Speak and Red Rooster quilt shop programs, and social gatherings.  We’ve also had programs featuring hand embroidery, buttons, and sewing history.

Quilt Shows

Kid Quilts – annual show at Northwood High Building – coming again in January 2016

Inniswood Show – annual “flora and fauna” show – early February 2016

Quilt Spectacular“Rising Stars” – biennial show of members’ quilts and more – April 8-9, 2016

See our Quilt Shows page for more information.

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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CMQ Sewing Social!
July 25 (Saturday) from 10:00 am to 6:00 pm in the Meeting Room at the Martin Luther King Library. This library is near the Franklin Park Conservatory.
Bring a project or work on a Kid's Quilts that will be available. Bring a snack and a friend. This is time for us to be creative and get to know each other better. It's more fun to work on a UFOs, WIPs, and PIGS when you have company.
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Our July meeting will not be at the church. It is our annual picnic. Please check the newsletter for time and location. ... See MoreSee Less

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