November 2017 Minutes


Call to Order and Welcome to Visitors & New Members (6:34 pm)

  • 23 members in attendance, 2 guests
  • Approval of October minutes
    • Motion set by Pam, seconded by Ashley
  • New-member welcomes

Old Business

    • Committees
      • Web/Social Media Team: Sue
      • Workshops/Lectures/Education: Nancy, Donna
        • October 2017 Amanda Jean recap – great feedback from those involved, location for event was a favorite
        • January 27, 2018: DAMQG Member Colleen Merte will teach her Pink Grapefruit quilt pattern (class is full, waitlist only)
        • March 10: Color Girl Quilts Trunk Show and Lecture
          • Group to decide on quilt pattern
        • March 23-25/18 DAMQG retreat at newly opened Creative Passions Retreat Center
        • Fall 2018
          • September 2018: Annabel Wrigley – Creativebug doodling
          • 11/2-11/4/2018: DAMQG Creative Passions Retreat (at new retreat center)
        • Looking ahead to 2019: Patterns by Annie opportunity (January)


  • Community Events/News


    • AQS 2018 Guild Challenge Update: All submissions must be completed and brought to February 2018 DAMQG guild meeting

New Business

    • Pin cushion swap announced

DAMQG 2018 Election Results

    • President: Lish D.
    • VP of Communications: Amanda O.
    • Secretary: Caroline K.
    • Treasurer: Jenny K.

  • Modern Quilt Guild Update (
    • MQG Town Hall Dec. 11 at 2 pm
      • Register online
    • QuiltCon 2018 submissions open now through Nov. 30
    • Upcoming webinars
      • December 15: Tutorial Webinar: Effortless Appliqué with Shelagh Jessop
    • Quilt Pattern of the Month
      • San Francisco Bustle” by Michelle Wilkie
    • Block of the Month
      • “Branch” by Amanda Hancock

Snack and Chat Break

Demos & How-To Features


Monthly Features

Meeting Adjourned

Amanda Jean Nyberg Trunk Show

no scrap left behind promo photo

AJ Nyberg profile photoJoin the Detroit Area Modern Quilt Guild for a trunk show and lecture with quilter and author Amanda Jean Nyberg of Crazy Mom Quilts. Amanda will present her latest book, No Scrap Left Behind. Learn about her quilting journey, her creative process, and see a sampling of her amazing quilts in person. There will be time for questions along with the chance to have copies of Amanda’s books signed. Refreshments will be served.

Admission to the trunk show is FREE to DAMQG members.

Non-members: $10 fee for guests, payable in cash at the door; pre-registration is requested.

No Scrap Left Behind cover for shop
Amanda Jean Nyberg Trunk Show & Lecture with the DAMQG
Friday, October 27
7-9 pm

Schoolcraft College (Room 320 – parking in campus south lot)
1751 Radcliff
Garden City, MI 48135