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.

2017 Programs

November 21 – Diane Chesley-Lahm
Our own Diane Chesley-Lahm will discuss how she designs, plans, and produces her award-winning appliqué quilts. Diane doesn’t brag, but she is meticulous in her work, which is truly beautiful.

Tuesday, December 5 – Annual Christmas Party, 6PM

2018 Programs

January 16 – Trunk Show/Barn Quilt History
Heather Tiefenthaler was on the team that set up the Champaign County Barn Quilt Tours in 2006. Both she and her daughter, Cameron, were inspired by the project to become quilters. Heather will share her Barn Quilt stories and a brief history of how the Barn Quilt Movement began. Cameron will be treating us with a trunk show of her award winning quilts.

February 20 – Heart Quilt Block Challenge
We are celebrating Valentine’s Day late, so we will be bringing a 6 1/2 inch heart quilt block in blue and white. Ribbons will be awarded and all participants will receive a chance to win all of the blocks entered.

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.

May 15 – Debbie Barbee 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.

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

Kid Quilts – annual show at Northwood High Building – January 2018

Inniswood Show – annual “flora and fauna” show – January 27 – February 4, 2018

Quilt Spectacular – May 4 & 5, 2018

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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There is a sewing day scheduled for this Saturday, Nov 4th, from 9 am to 4 pm at the Whitehall library in Rooms 4 & 5.

There is no obligation to come for the whole day - if you can just drop in for a few hours, please do. If you want to bring hand sewing, crocheting, or knitting - bring it. If you just want to hang out and iron for someone or cut kids quilt kits, or just visit - please come.

Bring your lunch, beverage, and a snack to share.

Rita is hosting this event so be ready for some fun.
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Had a wonderful meeting tonight. It was a great presentation by Deb Strain. She shared about her process when designing fabric. She is a surface designer and a designer for Moda Fabrics. Here are some of the quilts she shared which were made with fabrics she designed.
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