Guild Calendar

last updated: 10/14/19 Please Note: Guild meeting dates will NOT move, however locations will vary. Scroll down to see the year’s events in chronological order. Please check back here, as well as in your email, on our Instagram, and/or Facebook page to make sure you have the correct location each month. See you there!


January 10, Guild meeting at Northwest Library, 2280 Hard Road, 6:30PM

  • vote on fundraising quilt design
  • color challenge is announced and fabrics distributed
  • Mara will collect her Advent Tree bee blocks
  • bring payment for 2019 dues, $35
  • Show & Tell
  • QuiltCon 2019 discussion period, at the end of our meeting, for those interested

January 26, 10AM to 5PM, Whitehall library, Sew In with the Metropolitan Guild

February 14, Guild meeting at  CML Karl Road Branch, 6:30PM

  • needle-punch demo with Cynthia
  • Brigette will collect her X and Plus bee blocks
  • reminder to pay 2019 dues, $35

February 15, Libs Elliott workshop (April 13) signups open

February 21 – 24  QuiltCon, Nashville, TN More info. here We will meet in Nashville as a Guild Friday 2/22, contact Cynthia if you’d like updates to join us at 3rd & Lindsley

March 9 Sew in at Northern Lights library, 10AM to 5PM

March 14, Guild meeting at Main Library downtown on S. Grant Ave., 3rd Floor, 6:30PM

  • color challenge is due
  • Laura will collect her improv Tula-inspired Bee blocks

March 27, Board meeting, 6:30PM, La Chatelaine, Worthington

April 11,LIBS ELLIOTT, hosted by the Central Ohio Modern Quilt Guild, held at the Clintonville Women’s Club. Open to the public for admission price of $10. Tickets sold at the door – pay with cash, check, or PayPal. 6PM arrival and refreshments, 7PM Lecture  * Donna will collect her Bee blocks; Randa will collect mugrugs for the Triad MQG swap.

April 12, AIDS Memorial Quilt conference here in Central Ohio! The conference is being held in various rooms at Union Hall, on OSU campus, from noon to 8PM, free admission. *not Guild affiliated*

April 13 Embrace The Chaos workshop with Libs Elliott 10AM to 4PM, Northern Lights library – limited to registered attendees. (Supply List was emailed to attendees on February 17th and again on April 9th!)

April 28 Sew-In, piecing the top of our quilt, Whitehall Library meeting room, 1-4:30

May 9 Guild meeting at Martin Luther King library, 1467 E. Long Street, Doors open for mingling at 6:00PM, Meeting begins at 6:30PM. Library closes at 8.

  • Chris will collect Bee blocks
  • vote on By-law amendments, review them here
  • Kate will share Reverse Raw Edge Applique technique learned at QuiltCon

May 23 Guild Happy Hour at High Bank Distillery Co. 1051 Goodale Blvd. 6PM (or before if you’d like to get there for the special pricing deals) Cathedral Window project

June 8 Sew-In! Come hang and spend the day sewing. Whitehall Library. 10AM-4PM

June 10 Board meeting, 6:30PM, teleconference

June 13 Guild meeting at Northern Lights library, 4093 Cleveland Avenue, 6:30PM

  • Ashley will collect her Bee blocks
  • Quilt Olympics activity with Cynthia and Randa

July 11 Guild meeting, CML Hilliard branch 4500 Hickory Chase Way, 6:30PM

  • Jenny will collect her Bee blocks
  • Demo with Marah on hand quilting

July 24 to August 4, 2019 Ohio State Fair, quilted items are usually in Cardinal Hall B

  • August 4, Guild Demo Day

August 8 Guild meeting, Dabble and Stitch. Doors open for mingling at 6:00PM, Meeting begins promptly at 6:30PM (p.s. you can shop, too!)

September 10 Guild meeting THIS IS A TUESDAY! We are meeting on a Tuesday at JoAnn’s Polaris store, 1265 Polaris Parkway, for a longarm presentation. Come learn about what it takes to rent time on their long arm machine.

  • Barb will collect her Bee blocks
  • election committee

September 21 Worthington Farmer’s Market, 7:30AM to 1:00PM, sell fundraising tickets and talk with the public about our quilt and Guild – Check your email for images to share on your social media. Contact Marah or Kelsey with any questions.

September 26 Happy Hour! Join in the fun at Seventh Son Brewing Co., 1101 North 4th Street for a great and relaxing time of sipping, snacking, chatting, and crafting!

October 5 9AM to 1PM De-Stash On The Lawn – a great Guild fundraising effort. Come shop and support the Guild. There will be lots of de-stash vendors. Hosted by and held outside of Sew to Speak in Worthington. More details here.

October 6 Guild picnic, 4:30PM to 6:30PM, Jeffrey Park Shelter (note: this is a different shelter, on the same property, as last year), park next to the pool. 2100 Clifton Avenue, Columbus, OH 43209

October 7 Board Meeting, 6:30PM, Marah’s home

October 10 Guild meeting Columbus Metropolitan Library, Karl Road, 6:30PM

  • Chris will collect her Bee blocks
  • Show & Tell

October 26 Sew In, Grove City Library, 3959 Broadway, Grove City, Ohio, 9:30AM to 5:30PM, help us put our QuiltCon charity quilt together! (bring food to share but no hot dishes, please)

November 2, there’s a Shop Hop in Columbus, Ohio!

November 14 Guild meeting 2020 Guild elections, voting online – you will receive and email with a link to the ballot.

November 14-17 Guild retreat at Hotel Millersburg, contact Randa with questions!

December 7 Board transition brunch

December 12 Guild meeting at Sew to Speak, 6:30PM. Holiday potluck, please bring whatever dish you feel like providing.

  • pin cushion swap: if you bring a pincushion you’ll go home with a pin cushion.

December 14 Sew In  – tentative


January 11, Guild meeting at Old Worthington Library, 6:30PM

  • demo on how to cut a fat 1/8th
  • color of the year fabric swap and challenge announcement
  • bring your favorite quilt or current project for show and tell
  • Nadia is collecting her Hound’s Tooth bee blocks
  • bring payment for 2018 dues, $35

February 4, Officer meeting, 4:00-6:00PM Clintonville Panera

February 8, Guild meeting at Old Worthington Library, 6:30PM

  • Randa is collecting her Wanta Fanta bee blocks
  • reminder to pay 2018 dues of $35
  • vote on this year’s fundraising quilt
  • Ashley’s introduction to Name Tag Swap
  • JoAnn’s project presentation and new quilt tools demo
  • Fat 1/8th fabric swap

February 9, COMQG charity quilt is due to QuiltCon

February 20, Fundraising Committee meeting

February 22, QuiltCon viewing party and/or Sew In 10AM-2:30PM, Lissa’s home

February 24, Social Sew In 2-6PM CML Northern Lights Library

  • refreshments provided
  • come for all or part of the time
  • bring whatever project you’d like to work on

March 1, Officer meeting, 6:30PM, Bexley Panera

March 8, Guild meeting at Columbus Metropolitan Library, Karl Road, 6:30PM

  • Bring in your Guild color of the year challenge submission
  • Kayla’s bee blocks will be collected
  • Rope bowl making demo with Angi
  • Vote on fundraising quilt color scheme
  • Vote on future guest lecture/workshop programming

March 15, 2018 – Yearly Membership Dues Were To Be Paid By This Date

  • You may pay in person via cash or check, and online via PayPal.  If paying with PayPal, please write your name and “dues” in the description to help us keep track. is the email associated with the account.

March 29, Officer meeting, 6:30PM, Aladdin’s, Worthington Mall, N. High Street

March 31, Fundraising Committee Sew In, Old Worthington Library 10AM-1PM

  • Bring your sewing machine, travel sewing kit, and maybe an iron/board, cut mat/rotary. We have the room until 1PM, so bring a personal project, too. The fundraising sewing is not expected to take up all three hours.

April 7, Stitching Sisters, Contact Lissa if you plan to attend; More info. here

April 12, Guild meeting at Old Worthington Library, 6:30PM

  • Name Tag Lanyard Swap is due
  • Panel of local quilt shop owners will present to the group; Dabble & Stitch and Sew To Speak.
  • Cynthia will collect her bee blocks

April 15, Charity Sew In, Columbus Metropolitan Library, Whitehall, 1-5PM

  • Lyssa taught attendees a placemat technique. Read more herehere and here

April 22, Riley Blake challenge submission is due to Modern Quilt Guild

April 29 – June 17, consider visiting this modern quilt exhibit in Athens, Ohio.

May 10, Guild meeting at Old Worthington Library, 6:30PM

  • Turn in Donna’s bee blocks; Marah will pass out fabrics for her June block.
  • Garage Sale! Clean your sewing stash(es), and bring the fabrics and notions you are no longer feeling inspired by to swap at this meeting.
  • Begin to discuss QuiltCon, make sure you can log-in and receive all emails w/ MQG
  • Charity placement challenge presentation

May 17, Handwork Happy Hour, 6-9PM, Wolf’s Ridge Brewing Tap Room

  • Ashley and Nadia will lead interested attendees in making an Ice Cream Soda block
  • Feel free to bring your own hand sewing project

June 8 Officer meeting, 6:30PM Clintonville Panera

June 14, Guild meeting at Old Worthington Library, 6:30PM

  • Marah will collect her bee blocks
  • Ohio State Fair entry discussion – ENTER BY JUNE 20 HERE
  • Continued discussion of the how-to’s of QuiltCon registration with Cassandra (As of May 30th, the 2019 QuiltCon catalog is available at

July 12, Guild meeting at Old Worthington Library, 6:30PM

  • Holiday in July!!! We’ve planned a great party, including some demos to kick off your holiday sewing:
    • mug cozy pattern making demo with Kate;
    • Wefty Needle demo with Lyssa;
    • hanging towel demo with Jodi.
  • Holiday (think Fall, Halloween, Hanukkah, Christmas, etc.) fat 1/8th fabric swap
  • Lissa will collect her bee blocks, as well as the Placemat Challenge entries

July 15, Family Picnic, 11AM – 1PM , Jeffrey Park Pavilion, 165 N. Parkview Ave, Bexley

  • Guild will provide main grilled items (burgers, hot dogs, buns, condiments)
  • Please bring a dish to share such as a salad, side, fruit, dessert, etc.)
  • Bring your spouse, partner, family, kids, best friend, or who ever it is that you call family and come enjoy a summer afternoon with the Guild
  • Paint your own barn quilt square!
  • There is a playground next to the pavilion

July 25 to August 5, 2018, Ohio State Fair, quilted items are in Cardinal Hall B

-a link to all events, including our demo, below, is here

August 4, QuiltCon charity quilt cutting, Northside Library, 9:30AM

August 5, We are hosting a Quilt Block Designs demo at the Ohio State Fair, Cardinal Hall B, from 12 to 3 PM. This is free and family friendly!

August 3, 4, & 5, Dublin Irish Festival; We are currently seeking fundraising opportunities here, for future years’ fundraising.

August 9, Guild meeting, JoAnn, 1265 Polaris Parkway, 6:30PM

  • Anne Marie Chany will present a lecture to the group
  • Sonia will collect her bee blocks
  • September Retreat Payment in Full is due by this meeting!

August 18, Hoop Quilts Workshop with Anne Marie Chany

  • at the Northern Lights Library, 10AM to 5PM
  • sign up with Nadia
  • $45 per member, includes lunch. Cost is $35 without lunch.

September 13, Guild meeting at Columbus Metropolitan Library, Karl Road, 6:30PM

  • Attention to QuiltCon submission
  • Ashley will collect her bee blocks
  • Discussion Shop Hop interest and possible location
  • form 2019 officer nomination committee

De-Stash On The Lawn, 9AM to 1PM, Saturday, September 22, 752 High Street, Worthington

September 28, 29, & 30, Weekend Retreat! Check in Friday, Check out Sunday after lunch. Please note we are planning a 2nd retreat, same weekend, 2019 – stay tuned!

October 11, Guild Meeting,Columbus Metropolitan Library, Hilliard, 6:30PM, meeting room 2A

  • My Three Things swap – buy & bring three of your favorite less-than-$10 item
  • Introduce the call for fundraising quilt designs for 2019
  • Cheri will collect her bee blocks

October 13 Shop Hop to Fabric Shack in Waynesville, Ohio. Meet at the store at 10AM, shop with Guild friends, lunch nearby after. {Another Shop Hop date is to be announced soon if you cannot make this date.}

October 20, Call for volunteers to assist with raffle ticket sales at the Modern Shop Hop on this day. Look for the sign-up from Cassandra in your emails.

November 3, 9:30AM to noon, Columbus Metropolitan Library, Northern Lights, Join in and help sew together our 2019 QuiltCon charity quilt top.

November 8, Guild Meeting,Columbus Metropolitan Library, Hilliard, 6:30PM, meeting room 2A

  • 2019 Officer Elections Voting
  • holiday card making activity
  • Sign-ups for Secret Sisters gift exchange
  • Erin will collect her bee blocks
  • Vote on the fundraising quilt design for 2019

November 10, Social/Charity/Inter-Guild Swap Sew In, CML Karl Road Branch, 10AM to 5PM, feel free to come and go as needed. Scheduled activities you may choose to participate in include: Meet your Inter-Guild swap partner, and; a Meals On Wheels placemat challenge. Snacks and water provided. Bring something to share if you’d like to.

November 15, 2018, quilt raffle winner announced – congratulations Miranda Johnson!

December 13, Guild Meeting, Old Worthington Library, 6:30PM

  • We’ll have three different project stations: rotate throughout each and make your own cute crafts for the holidays
  • Brigitte will collect her bee blocks; Marah will introduce hers
  • Call for 2019 fundraising quilt design entries
  • gift exchange; bring one handmade or purchased gift of $10-$15 value
  • year end party & potluck!


3/9 Guild meeting (Old Worthington Library)

  • raffle for dues payers
  • Introduce Guild Color challenge
  • Sewing Feud – heather game

3/11 Fun Sew in at Heathers

3/25 Charity Sew in at Dublin Library

4/13 Guild meeting (Old Worthington Library)

  • Demo/discussion – Color theory done by Cassandra – tie in to color challenge
  • Bring fabric of guild raffle quilt

4/25 Crafty social – Possible Paint your own pottery (to be confirmed)

5/11 Guild meeting

  • Color challenge due. Raffle for participants in challenge
  • Block drop of for fundraising quilt guilt

5/20 Sew in – Fundraising quilt

6/8 Guild Meeting

  • Introduce swap between members due September
  • Fat 8th fabric swap
  • Demo – TBD

6/24 Social – Ohio History to look at quilts. Possible sewing time afterwards?

July – No meeting

7/15 shop hop  – go to Ann Arbor? Possible two groups, one full day to Ann Arbor, one to more local place?

7/27 Social – Ohio state fair to see the quilts & dinner.

8/10 Guild meeting – Focus will be MGQ Charity quilt for Quilt Con

8/26 Sew in for MGQ Charity Quilt for Quilt Con

9/14 Guild Meeting

  • Swap due – raffle for participants
  • Introduce final challenge
  • Demo
  • Finalize Fundraising quilt

10/12 Guild Meeting

  • Demo
  • Musical fabric/ripped Fabric challenge

11/9 Guild meeting

  • Challenge items due
  • Officers Elections

12/14 Guild Meeting

  • Holiday party, potluck
  • handmade quilt block holiday cards
  • Secret Sisters/Santa