June Minutes

Meeting was called to order at approximately 6:35pm.

Approval of May Minutes

Marie motioned to approve the minutes and Donna seconded.

Guests

Lish welcomed two guests and new members to the meeting.

Happy Birthday

June member birthdays were celebrated.

Old Business

Workshops/Lectures/Education Team:

  • Heather Givans, Crimson Tate
    • June 16: Lecture and Trunk Show
    • June 17: Letters From Home Workshop
  • Amanda Jean Nyberg, Crazy Mom Quilts
    • October 27: Lecture and Trunk Show
    • October 28: Class
    • Upcoming events:
  • Fat Quarter Swap
    • Bring your goodies to our July meeting – JULY 11th!
  • 9/15-9/17 Creative Passions Retreat
    • Space in the brand new building for 24 people. Space still available so reserve your space now!
    • Call Laura at Creative Passions at 989-845-2159.
  • January 27, 2018: DAMQG Member Colleen Merte will teach her Pink Grapefruit quilt pattern
  • Great Lakes Heritage Quilt Guild
    • Color Girl Quilts Sharon McConnell
      • March 8, 2018 Lecture and Trunk Show
      • March 10, 2018 Curved Quilt class for DAMQGNew Business
      • Education updates available online:
    • Summer Sew-In – possibly in August
    • MQG Updates
  • QuiltCon 2018
    • Member registration began on June 26th
  • #MQGSewDay is the 3rd Sunday every month

Monthly Features

Free pattern spotlight: Quilt Theory’s Fabric Skinny Bin

  • Show and Tell
  • quilttheory.com/2017/05/fabric-skinny-bin-tutorial/ DAMQG Financial SpotlightReminders for Next Meeting – July 11 at 6:30pm
    • Bring your Show and Tell to share
    • Bring your fat quarter creation to reveal for the swap event

Meeting adjourned at approximately 7:35pm.

Minutes provided by Kimberly Vallance 2017 DAMQG Secretary

May minutes

handouts 2017-05

May 2, 2017 DAMQG General Meeting Minutes

19 members in attendance along with 3 guests

Meeting was called to order at approximately 6:35pm.

 

Approval of April Minutes

Sue motioned to approve the minutes and Joyce seconded.

 

Guests

Lish welcomed guests from CAMEO and Jen B. to the meeting.

 

Happy Birthday

May member birthdays were celebrated.

 

Old Business

Web/Social Team:

    • GLHQ program for next year released with workshops open to guests starting June 1st
    • 6/2 Cameo Quilt Show
    • Workshops/Lectures/Education Team:
  • 6/16 & 6/17 Heather Givans, Crimson Tate
  • Fall teacher: Amanda Jean Nyberg, Crazy Mom Quilts
  • Upcoming events:
  • AQS September in Grand Rapids
    • 5/16/17 Member registration
    • 5/30 Non-Member registration
  • 9/15-9/17 Creative Passions Retreat
    • Space in the brand new building for 24 people.
    • Call Laura at Creative Passions at 989-845-2159.New Business
  • Education updates available online:
    • Summer Sew-In – possibly in August
  • Fat Quarter Swap
    • Make something using the fat quarter in the bag you picked up for the person who brought that fat quarter.
    • Bring your item to the July meeting to give back to the other person. (corrected to reflect the July meeting)

Gnome Angel – #100Days100Blocks 2017 Challenge

#MeMadeMay

Made Studio & Market in West Bloomfield spring workshops

  • MQG Updates
  • Community
  • Town Halls discussed – we’re in Region 3
  • Upcoming Webinars – 5/31 Many Voices as One: Community QuiltsMonthly FeaturesColor Block Zipper Pouch – DAMQG Financial Spotlight
    • Bring your Show and Tell to share
    • Bring your fat quarter creation to reveal for the swap eventMeeting adjourned at approximately 7:50pm.

Financial Update:

  • Apron class fees were all paid on time.

Minutes provided by Kimberly Vallance 2017 DAMQG Secretary

  • Reminders for Next Meeting – June 6 at 6:30pm