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.
May 17 – Sleeping Bags for the Homeless
Donna Imel, founder of the Delaware, Ohio organization SHARE, will show us how to make sleeping bags for the homeless. This is a demonstration only; no supplies are required. www.shareyourbest.org
June 21 – Ohio History Center
CMQ goes on the road to see quilts in the archives of the Ohio History Center. This is a rare opportunity to view these items with knowledgeable staff from the Center. We can enter the Center any time after 6:00 pm. The quilt program will begin promptly at 7:00. Address: 800 E. 17th Avenue adjacent to the state fairgrounds at I-71. Lots of free parking is available. www.ohiohistory.org/museums/ohc
July 19 – Annual Picnic
Details will be in the member newsletter “The Calico Press”. We will meet at the home of the CMQ President.
August 16 – Play Time
Back at the Ascension Lutheran Church at 7:00, we will gather without a formal agenda for socializing, working on a project or whatever you wish. If you have a problem with a project, this is a good time to pick the brains of your fellow quilters.
September 20 – AnneMarie Chany
Our presenter will be AnneMarie Chany, a local quilt artist, who founded the Columbus Modern Quilt Guild, has appeared on TV and has published a number of books on quilting. www.genxquilters.com
Recent program presenters and topics have included Vicki Pignatelli, Elizabeth Palmer-Spilker, Marcey Arter, a special viewing of the Ohio History Connection quilt collection, Quilt Beginnings, Sew to Speak, Red Rooster and Serendipitee quilt shop programs, and social gatherings. We’ve also had programs featuring 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 6, 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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