Monday, September 11, 2017

August 30, 2017

Old business:

Crazy Mom Quilt Class – full, with wait list, Maggie will send out info to the people in the class. If you are in the class, you will need to buy the book, it’s around $18 on Amazon (also available for Kindle).


No Scrap Left Behind: 16 Quilt Projects That Celebrate Scraps of All Sizes
by Amanda Jean Nyberg
Link: http://a.co/i1O3YEZ

The Friday night trunk show is at the Schoolcraft college in Garden City. We are going to maybe arrange to have dinner before the trunk show, and there will be more info on that later.

Schoolcraft College, 1751 Radcliff Street, Garden City, MI, United States - Room 320
7:00-9:00pm
From DAM FB page > Trunk Show presenting Amanda's new book, "No Scrap Left Behind". Amanda will talk about her quilting journey, her creative process, & show some of her amazing quilts! There will be time for questions, book signing & refreshments will be served. An evening not to be missed. FREE to A2MQG members, $10 fee for guests, payable in cash at the door. Bring your books for signing! PRE REGISTRATION REQUESTED

Charity blocks were turned in for QuiltCon guild quilt, to be put together at the Sew-In 9/10.

AQS Grand Rapids – some people talked about what they liked when they went.

New business:

Joe Cunningham class, April 14th, Saturday, at NEW with a Friday trunk show, place to be decided
 there will be some class options to decide from on Facebook or email

Rae class: women’s clothing pattern.
$45 + cost of pattern, full day, Ruby or Gemma probably.
12 people max and we need a volunteer garment sewist to be her helper

QuiltCon Pasadena 2 members have decided to go

Charity chair: Traveling quilt kit, kits set up to move between people

Paying to have quilts quilted, seems favorable, no one has concerns.

Solids – donate to the charity quilts, large pieces for kits (or purchase?) Asking for anyone to donate quilt kits if anyone has them sitting around not using them.

National guild mini quilt swap, sign up October 1, ship in February (or meet up at QuiltCon)

Thank you card from Ozone house for quilts passed around

Library spotlight

Skill share – Debbie Grifka showed us text in quilts, with fusible applique

Next month – discussion of gift giving, tips gift ideas, Brenda Rowley Gray will demo gift bags.

Harvey – national is waiting for Houston guild to ask for help before starting.

Elections nomination start next month, please think about joining the board, ideally we’d like to turn over 1-2 board members.

Secret stalker swap due at September meeting. 24x24 max, bring unwrapped

October will be a Halloween swap. Details coming.