Meeting Calendar

2017 Calendar

January 15, 2017 - time 9:00am-4:00pm
  • SELFISH SEW-IN
  • Garage Sale

February 12, 2017 - time 1:00-4:00pm

March 19, 2017 - time 10:30am-4:00pm
  • Catherine Redford, Walking Foot Quilting Workshop and Vending (Special Event Guest fee)

April 9, 2017 - time 1:00-4:00pm
  • Suzy Quilts Trunk Show and Vending (Special Event Guest fee)

May 21, 2017 - time 10:30am-4:00pm
  • Barn Quit Workshop (Special Event Guest fee)
  • Executive Board Elections

June 11, 2017 - time TBD
  • Zentangle Workshop

July 9, 2017 - time TBD
  • Summer Fundraising Party

August 13, 2017 - time TBD
  • Rope Bowls Workshop and Sew-In

September 10, 2017 - time TBD
  • Holiday Gift Workshop and Sew-In

October 15, 2017 - time TBD
  • Machine Quilting Feathers Workshop and Sew-In

November 12, 2017 - time TBD
  • Member Trunk Show

December 3, 2017 - time TBD
  • Holiday Party

2016 Calendar


January 23, 2016 - 9:00am-5:00pm
  • SELFISH SEWING SATURDAY: All Day Sew-In at Home State Bank for 2016 members only with potluck food and prize drawings
  • 2016 Mystery Medallion Challenge begins

February 21, 2016 - 1:00-4:00pm
  • Special presentation on Singer Featherweight sewing machines (Special Event guest fee applies for all visitors)
  • Hands-on Singer Featherweight maintenance workshop (registration required - members may attend free of charge, if space allows guests may be permitted with payment of a workshop fee to be determined)
  • Secret Pals program kickoff
March 13, 2016 - Meeting 10:00am, Lecture 11:00am, Workshop 1:00-5:00pm

April 10, 2016 - 11:00am-4:00pm
  • Accuquilt Drunkards Path Demo and Workshop (Special Event guest fee applies for all visitors)
  • Selvedge Spools Block Lottery

May 15, 2016 - 11:00am-4:00pm
  • Convergence Quilt Demonstration and Open Sew-In (Special Event guest fee applies for all visitors)
  • CLMQG Board Elections

June 12, 2016 - 1:00-4:00pm
  • Speaker Cheryl Sleboda (Special Event guest fee applies for all visitors)

July 10, 2016 - Noon-4:00pm
  • SummerFest Sewcial
  • Paper Pieced Envelope Block Lottery

August 14, 2016 - 11:00am-4:00pm
  • Summer Sew-In (no meeting)

September 11, 2016 - 11:00am-4:00pm
  • Quick Curve Ruler Demo with Workshop (Special Event guest fee applies for all visitors)
  • Mystery Medallion Grand Prize awarded

October 23, 2016 - 1:00-4:00pm
  • Speaker Laura Wasilowski (Special Event guest fee applies for all visitors)
  • Houses Block Lottery

November 23, 2016 - Noon-4:00pm
  • Member Trunk Show
  • Photography/Instagram Workshop

December 4, 2016 - Noon-4:00pm
  • Holiday Party at Biaggi's Restaurant in Algonquin Commons



2015 Calendar

January 10, 2015 - 9:00am-6:00pm
  • SELFISH SEWING SATURDAY: All Day Sew-In with Meeting at Home State Bank
  • 2015 UFO Challenge registrations begin

January 24, 2015 - 9:00am-5:00pm
  • Saturday Charity sew-in at St. Paul UCC church in Crystal Lake
  • Members may come at any time to work on their donation quilts for area breast cancer patients.

February 8, 2015 - 1:00pm-4:00pm
  • Quilt-as-you-go demo with Sharon T.  How to join your quilted sections into the full quilt.
  • Glue basting your quilt sandwich demo with Mary B.  How to use Elmer's Glue rather than pins to baste your quilt sandwich.
  • Sale Table
  • 2015 UFO Challenge registrations continue

March 8, 2015 - 1:00pm-4:00pm
  • Trunk Show, Lecture, and vending with A Different Box of Crayons
  • First quarterly prize drawing for UFO Challenge
  • Mug Rug swap
  • Executive Board nominations accepted

April 12, 2015 - 11:00am - 4:00pm
  • Executive Board nominations accepted
  • Open sew-in
  • HST paper demo with Lorrie

May 3, 2015 - 11:00am - 4:00pm

June 14, 2015 - Noon-4:00pm
  • Summer Picnic at Oakwood Hills (rain location at regular meeting space)
  • Quarterly UFO Challenge Prize Drawing

July 19, 2015 - 1:00-4:00pm
  • Guest Speaker Kelly Litton - The Principles of Design

August 9, 2015 - 11:00am-4:00pm
  • 5 hour open sew-in! No business meeting on this date.

September 13, 2015 - 1:00-4:00pm
  • Schoolhouse Demos - short technique workshops presented by members

  1. No waste flying geese method - Sharon T
  2. Foundation Paper Piecing - Anuschka M
  3. Centered Zippers for Pillows - Shelley N

  • Last month for UFO Challenge registrations
  • Quarterly UFO Challenge Prize Drawing
  • Vendor: Second City Quilt Co Chicago

October 11, 2015 - 1:00-4:00pm

November 8, 2015 - 11:00am-4:00pm
  • Sew-in
  • Vendor: SewMod Designs
  • Member payment for December Holiday Party due

December 6, 2015 - 12:30pm
  • Holiday Party for CLMQG members at The Village Squire Restaurant in Crystal Lake


2014 Calendar

January 12, 2014 - 11:00am - 4:00pm
  • Sew In
  • Block of the Month (BOM) kickoff
  • Lesley Gebbie from Acorn, etc. vending
February 9, 2014 - 11:00am - 4:00pm
  • Paper-piecing workshop
  • Open sew-in
March 16, 2014 - 11:00am - 4:00pm
  • Project Night Night Sew-in
  • Low-volume fabric swap - Fat Eighths (9" x 21")
April 13, 2014 - 11:00am - 4:00pm
  • Open sew-in
  • Presentation of nominations received for officers
  • two new blocks presented for CLMQG BOM
  • Lesley Gebbie of Acorn, etc. vending - Shop Specials!!
May 4, 2014 - 11:00am - 4:00pm
  • Elections of officers for 2014-15: only members up to date with dues payment may vote.
  • Membership renewals and dues collection for remainder of 2014.
  • SewMod Designs vending
  • BOM sew-in
June 8, 2014 - 1:00pm - 4:00pm
  • Vendor: SewMoving.com
  • Lesley Gebbie leading wool applique workshop
July 13, 2014 - Noon - 4:00pm
  • Indoor picnic with potluck food and games
  • CLMQG Sale Table - member donated quilting related books, magazines, patterns, notions, tools, and fabric available at great prices.  Proceeds benefit CLMQG.
  • BOM blocks 10 and 11 presented.
  • Completed MM Fabric Challenge projects shown
August 10, 2014 - 1:00pm - 4:00pm
  • BOM block 12 (the FINAL!) presented
  • Completed MM Fabric Challenge projects shown
  • Show and Tell
  • Ideas for September Member Technique and October Gift Workshops
  • Suggestions for Charities accepted
September 14, 2014 - 1:00 - 4:00pm
  • Member Technique Workshops
  • Vote on Charity to support for upcoming 12 months
October 12, 2014 - 11:00am - 4:00pm
  • Holiday Gift Ideas Workshops
November 9, 2014 - 1:00-4:00pm
  • Material Girl Fabric Shop presentation and vending
December 7, 2014 - 12:30-4:00pm
  • Holiday Party at The Village Squire Restaurant in Crystal Lake
  • Payment and reservations required

2013 Calendar

March 3, 2013
  • Meeting and Sew-In
  • 11:00am - 4:00pm
April 14, 2013
  • Guest Speakers Tammy and Tom Rice, Reps from Robert Kaufman and Windham Fabrics
  • Fundraising Chinese Auction for Quilt Goodie Baskets - bring your $$
  • SewMod Designs vending
  • 1:00 - 4:00pm
May 5, 2013
  • Meeting and Workshop "Introduction to Improvisational Piecing"
  • Fundraising Chinese Auction for Quilt Goodie Baskets - bring your $$
  • 11:00am - 4:00pm
June 9, 2013 - 11:00am - 4:00pm
  • Last chance to buy tickets for Quilt Goodie baskets!
  • Winners of Quilt Goodie Baskets drawn!
  • Meeting then open sew-in
June 30, 2013 - Special CLMQG Social outing - CANCELLED

July 14, 2013 - 1:00pm - 4:00pm
  • Guest Speaker and Trunk Show confirmed - Faith Jones from Fresh Lemons Quilts
  • Monthly meeting
August 11, 2013 - 1:00pm - 4:00pm
  • Guest speaker - Lesley Gebbie from Acorn, etc. (formerly Acorn Quilts in Rockford)
  • Monthly meeting
September 15, 2013 - 11:00am - 4:00pm
  • Monthly meeting
  • Modern Quilter's Schoolhouse Workshops by Jill, Judy, and Shelley
  • Sew-in
October 13, 2013 - 11:00am - 4:00pm
  • Monthly meeting
  • Machine quilting workshop by Paige
November 10, 2013 - 1:00pm - 4:00pm
  • Guest Speaker and Trunk Show confirmed - Jacquie Gering from Tallgrass Prairie Studio
  • Monthly meeting
December 8, 2013 - Noon - 4:00pm
  • Holiday Party!!




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