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

Mar 17 — We welcome Sue Howard and Marty Rigo. They will present “How to Use Hand Embroidery in Your Quilts”. Their presentation will include a trunk show and handouts on the subject.

Apr 21 – Award winning fiber artist, Elizabeth Palmer-Spilker, will present ” How to Choose Needles and Threads for Your Free-Motion Quilting Designs”.  A trunk show and handouts will be included.  Her website is www.bizarte.net for more information.

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 21  — Annual CMQ Picnic – details to be announced

Recent program presenters and topics have included Vicki Pignatelli, special viewing of the Ohio History Connection quilt collection, Button Society program, Sew to Speak and Red Rooster quilt shop programs, and social gatherings.

Quilt Shows

Kid Quilts – annual show at Northwood High Building – January 3 – February 21, 2015

Inniswood Show – annual “flora and fauna” show – January 31 – February 8, 2015

Quilt Spectacular – 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 Socials!

April 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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