Events

Stay up-to-date on all our meeting projects, upcoming meetings and events, and get to know our members!

 

Meetings

All meetings are 2-5 pm on the third Sunday of the month, unless otherwise noted.

Meetings almost always include time for show and tell, so please bring your latest creation!

NOTE: Children under 18 are not currently allowed at our meetings in the Rush Memorial Hospital location due to current hospital rules.

Meeting Location

Rush Oak Park Hospital

Centennial Room
520 S. Maple Ave
Oak Park, IL 60304

Crossroads Freeform Piecing: Sujata Shah Workshop

Unitarian Church Evanston 1330 Ridge Ave., Evanston, Illinois, United States

Freeform blocks are abstract interpretations of traditional quilt blocks. How would you like to make quilt blocks without templates and marking, with as few measurements as possible? See what happens when you let loose and embrace the imperfections and irregularities of human hands. Every block is different from the next, yet there is an overall […]

$75

Programming Committee Meeting

Rush Oak Park Hospital 520 S. Maple Ave., Oak Park, Illinois, United States

We love your input! Meet us in the Centennial Room at Rush Oak Park Hospital to discuss our upcoming events and guest speakers and teachers.

Quilter’s Wellness with Coach Jenni Grover

Rush Oak Park Hospital 520 S. Maple Ave., Oak Park, Illinois, United States

CMQG board member Jenni Grover is a wellness coach for makers. Earlier in her career, she worked as a chronic illness coach, and a chronic illness and disability patient advocate, under the name ChronicBabe. Jenni will speak on the five threads of wellness as they apply to quilters: physical, mental, social, creative and spiritual. She'll […]

CMQG Board Meeting

Rush Oak Park Hospital 520 S. Maple Ave., Oak Park, Illinois, United States

Our board will meet in the Centennial Room at Rush Oak Park Hospital before our regular meeting. All members are invited to attend.

Fall Retreat: November 10-12, 2023

SpringHill Suites O’Hare 8101 W Higgins Rd, Chicago, Illinois, United States

At SpringHill Suites O'Hare. Same format as the past two retreats but based on feedback this retreat will be Friday to Sunday.

Amy Struckmeyer: Reframe Your Color Story

Rush Oak Park Hospital 520 S. Maple Ave., Oak Park, Illinois, United States

Join us as member Amy Struckmeyer presents "Reframe Your Color Story," a dress rehearsal for her lecture at QuiltCon 2024. From Amy: Learn to build color palettes for your quilts that create a specific mood, are dynamic, and that tell a story… your story. There is no reason to be afraid of color, yet many […]

Holiday Gift Swap and Social

Rush Oak Park Hospital 520 S. Maple Ave., Oak Park, Illinois, United States

Bring a gift, take home a gift. Make something small and fun - and non-holiday specific, as we have members of many faiths. We'll also enjoy a potluck of treats!

Programming Committee Meeting

Rush Oak Park Hospital 520 S. Maple Ave., Oak Park, Illinois, United States

We love your input! Meet us in the Centennial Room at Rush Oak Park Hospital to discuss our upcoming events and guest speakers and teachers.

Member Mini Trunk Show

Rush Oak Park Hospital 520 S. Maple Ave., Oak Park, Illinois, United States

Join us as we celebrate the quilting journeys of a handful of our members. This month’s meeting features four members who will showcase their quilts in our annual mini trunk show. These members have generously agreed to share their work: Jen Beatty, Rob Stoll, Carolyn Strug, and Sarah Walker. As they tell their story, you […]

CMQG Board Meeting

Rush Oak Park Hospital 520 S. Maple Ave., Oak Park, Illinois, United States

Our board will meet in the Centennial Room at Rush Oak Park Hospital before our regular meeting. All members are invited to attend.