June Guild Meeting

We had another informative and wonder monthly meeting.  Here are a few snapshots of what went on during our time together.

If you would like to see more pictures of what our guild members are making, please visit our Instagram Page, DAMQG.

 

 

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Applique Quilt Class, September 24th

Those DAM Girls are offering an Applique Class on September 24, 2016, from 10 am to 4pm.  We are inviting anyone that is in the Detroit Metro Area that would like to make  a Pebbles Flintstone Quilt.

 

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Today’s Guild Meeting Canceled

Hello All,

Due to the Winter Weather Advisory, the Board has decided to cancel this evenings meeting. We have rescheduled the meeting for this coming Thursday, March 3rd at 6:30pm (same time and place). We hope that everyone will be able to attend the rescheduled meeting.

 

Sorry for any inconvenience that this scheduling change may make.

 

Please contact the Board, at damqgboard@gmail.com if you have any questions or concerns.

 

The DAMQG Board

June Guild Meeting

Those DAM Girls had another wonderful meeting tonight.

We had one guest to attend our meeting, Haley from the Ann Arbor Modern Guild.

12 of the DAM Girls are participating in the Tulsa, OK Modern Quilt Guild. We are swapping pillows and our swap partners were passed out today. The next steps is for everyone to create Mosaic Inspiration Boards on Instagram so that your partner knows what style you like. Our swap projects are due the end of August.

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DAMQG May 5th Meeting

The DAMQG started a tradition of “Pay it Forward”. A member who has gone above and beyond working with and for the guild is selected. Members secretly contribute to fill a tin (usually to overflowing) and present it to the “Pay it Forward” recipient. (I foresee all the members will be recipients as some point.) This month’s recipient is Barb DeVilbiss. Barb long arm quilts all of our charity quilts and because we have such a giving group she is probably doing one at least once a month. Thanks, Barb.

We had a special guest this month – 1 month old Henry O’Malley. Congrats to our Treasurer, Amanda, on her bundle of joy.

The guild had a charm pack exchange. Here are some of the goodies resulting from the exchange-

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Member Spotlight-Donna Armstrong

DAM Girl Donna Armstrong is Vice President of the Detroit Area Modern Quilt Guild.

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How long have you been quilting?

Just over 17 years

Who introduced you to quilting or how did you start quilting?

Gloria Armstrong – Mother-in-law – I took several classes up at Calico Corners in Petoskey, Michigan – that quilt shop is no longer around

Do you remember your first quilt? Describe it for us.

Log Cabin – Purples, teeny tiny strips – yikes

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