Here is a list of the 2023-2024 monthly meetings, workshops, and other activities.  All dates and times are subject to change.

In-person meetings are held at Harvey Wheeler Community Center, at the corner of Main Street (Rt. 62) and Church Street in West Concord.  Meetings begin at 7:15pm and will be cancelled whenever Concord Public Schools are closed due to bad weather.

September 20, 2023 – Ann Brauer
Exploring Abstract Landscape Quilts – My Journey
For the past 34 years, Ann has been making contemporary art
quilts to create abstract landscapes. Ann will explain her process
and the fabrics she uses. Check out her website at

Saturday, September 23 and October 7,  2023 – Marian Bressel
Wearable Workshop Sweatshirt Jacket
Join Marian and learn how to create a sweatshirt jacket. This two
day workshop will be held at Harvey Wheeler Community Center
from 9 AM to 12 Noon each day.

October 18, 2023 – Beth Helfter
Trunk Show – Oompah! Accordion Sewn HST
Beth will show us how to be scrappy yet not waste fabric. Using
her accordion HST (half square triangles) method, there is no fabric
wastage and magically, you can put together quilts from them!

Saturday, October 21, 2023 – FYN Sale
9 AM – 2 PM (Wrap-up/Cleanup until 5 PM)
St. Matthews United Methodist Church
435 Central Street, Acton, Ma 01720

November 15, 2023 – Julia Graves
No Scrap Left Behind!
Julia will tell us how she uses scraps to create great quilts. She will cover sorting and storing scraps, how to combine them into a lovely color palette and how to use them to make quilts with more richness and depth than can be achieved with just a few fabrics. This will be an in-person meeting with Julia presenting via Zoom.

Saturday, November 18, 2023 – Julia Graves (via Zoom)
Amazing Abstracts Workshop
9:30 AM – 3:30 PM
Create an abstract quilt that has amazing movement and drama using the techniques pioneered by Ursula Kern. The design is gridded and blocks are foundation pieced using an easy sew and flip method with room for creativity and improvisation. This will be an in-person workshop with Julia presenting via Zoom. Alternatively, you may join via Zoom from home.

December 13, 2023 – Member Demonstrations
Our own CPM members will demonstrate sewing and quilting
techniques they have learned along the way which may enhance
our own sewing prowess. In addition, we will be having a scrap
and scrap block swap!

January 17, 2024 – Dana Jones (via Zoom)
Pagtinabangay – The Quilts and Quiltmakers of Caohagan Island
This is the story of more than 100 women and men on a tiny Philippine Island who have created a form of art quilting that supports their families. In this presentation, you will see more than 50 of these handmade one-of-a-kind quilts, plus be introduced to the unique techniques developed by these quiltmakers. The island quilts have been shown in US quilt museums, including the National Quilt Museum in Paducah, KY.

Saturday-Monday, February 2-5, 2024 – Getaway

February 21, 2024 – Celebrating our Comfort Quilts (via Zoom)

Saturday, Feb. 24, 2024 – Quiltathon
8 AM – 3 PM
St. Matthews United Methodist Church
435 Central Street, Acton, Ma 01720

Saturday, March 9, 2024 – SEWATHON
Location TBD, 9 AM – 4 PM
Pick out a quilt (or more) from the quilts assembled at the
Quiltathon and let’s quilt them together! What better way to gain
confidence quilting than by practicing on a comfort quilt?

March 20, 2024 – Timna Tarr (via Zoom)
The B-Sides: Rarely Seen Quilts and the Inspiration Behind Them
This trunk show includes quilts that Timna is unable to travel with either because she no longer owns them, or they are too big to pack up. Timna discusses the themes that appear in her work, while showing photos of what inspired her to make the quilts – everything from windows to chickens to raindrops.

Saturday, March 23, 2024 – Timna Tarr
Mosaics Workshop via Creative Spark – A Guild Event
Transform your favorite photo into a mosaic quilt by breaking down the process one square at a time. From machine appliqué to color choice, you’ll master the basic skills needed to create your own Stitched Mosaic Quilt. Timna will be guiding us throughout the day in this special guild offering. This will be an in-person workshop
(location TBD) with Timna presenting via Zoom. Alternatively,
you may join via Zoom from home.

April 17, 2024 – Joy Sussman
Trunk Show – Things that have Inspired Me through the Years  Presentation of the 2024-2025 Board

May 15, 2024 – Jenny Lyon (via Zoom)
My Tippie Top Tips for Successful and Joyful Free Motion
Jenny has been teaching the art of quilting since 2006. This Zoom presentation will be an informative and engaging discussion of useful tools, products and tips that will enhance your free motion quilting – some of them downright quirky! This will be an in-person meeting with Jenny presenting via Zoom. Annual Meeting and Board Election

June 12, 2024 – Cutting Nickel Squares for the Quilt Show, followed


Concord Piecemakers Quilt Guild