UPCOMING EVENTS

November Sew Day 

November 1, 11:00 AM to 9:00 PM

November Meeting

November 15, 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM

at Redwood City library

December Meeting, Holiday Party & Sew Day!

Los Altos Library

December 6th, 2014

Open Sew: 11:00 AM to Midnight

Meeting & Holiday Party: 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM

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Amanda Materne replied to Amanda Materne's discussion 2015 BAM Guild Positions - WE NEED YOU! :)
"Peggy, that would be awesome if you do!  And it would also be great if anyone else wants to do it. The only thing I'd add is that you have to be a resident of Santa Clara County (I think it is) with a valid library card in order to rent…"
4 hours ago
Angela Obeso replied to Amanda Materne's discussion 2015 BAM Guild Positions - WE NEED YOU! :)
"I'm considering which role I want to do next year.  Not quite ready to say which one, though, but I'll have made up my mind before the November meeting.    I'm pretty sure that next year will be BAM-tacular, and…"
4 hours ago
Peggy Ludwico replied to Amanda Materne's discussion 2015 BAM Guild Positions - WE NEED YOU! :)
"I can continue with sew-day coordinator.  But if anyone wishes to take that position, please feel free.  The hardest part is getting to the library before 10:00 AM so you can get to the childrens librarian before someone else does.…"
10 hours ago
Lynette Bartel replied to Peggy Ludwico's discussion November 1, 2014 Sew Day
"I'm planning to be there."
23 hours ago
kelly o replied to Amanda Materne's discussion 2015 BAM Guild Positions - WE NEED YOU! :)
"If you love coming to meetings, enjoy the workshops/sew days/pictures/etc, please step forward!! We want to keep the guild going, and even make it better!! You can help! (Yes, you! And you! And you, too!) Anyone who's interested in a position,…"
23 hours ago
Amanda Materne replied to Amanda Materne's discussion 2015 BAM Guild Positions - WE NEED YOU! :)
"I may not have the most current list, but to the best of my knowledge, we still need people to volunteer for: VP Social Chair Retreat Committee Members Swap Coordinator Challenge Coordinator Meetings activities coordinator Sew Day…"
yesterday
Joelle Lambert replied to Peggy Ludwico's discussion November 1, 2014 Sew Day
"I am going to try to come by for just a bit- I also can't stay long.  "
yesterday
Alison Schmidt posted a discussion

Quilter's Quest shop hop Nov 7, 8, 9

Is anyone planning on doing the Quilter's Quest shop hop the weekend after next (Nov 7, 8, 9)?There aren't very many shops participating this year, which makes it a bit more manageable. The shops are listed here:http://www.quiltersquestbayarea.com/participating-shops.htmI might be convinced to go along with a group.....-AlisonSee More
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Welcome to the Bay Area chapter of the Modern Quilt Guild! Our members come from all over the San Francisco Bay Area (Including San Francisco, Daly City, San Ramon, Los Gatos, San Jose and Santa Cruz).

We meet once a month to talk about modern quilting, share projects, sew and inspire each other. If you've never been to a meeting, membership is $40 annually and your first meeting is FREE! Click here to join the guild.

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2015 BAM Guild Positions - WE NEED YOU! :) 12 Replies

Hi All!It's that time again - volunteering for roles and having elections if necessary.  BAM NEEDS YOU!  Please consider volunteering for a position, or even "co-volunteering" - sharing the load with someone else.  Below are the listed roles - let…Continue

Tags: volunteering, elections, positions, Guild

Started by Amanda Materne in Meetings. Last reply by Amanda Materne 4 hours ago.

November 1, 2014 Sew Day 4 Replies

Date: Saturday, November 1, 2014Time: Noon to 9:00Location:  The Intrepid Thread (Julie's Store)                1709 South Main St.                 Milpitas, CA 95035That is near the corner of Montague Expressway and S. Main in the same complex as…Continue

Started by Peggy Ludwico in Challenges and donation quilts. Last reply by Lynette Bartel 23 hours ago.

Quilter's Quest shop hop Nov 7, 8, 9

Is anyone planning on doing the Quilter's Quest shop hop the weekend after next (Nov 7, 8, 9)?There aren't very many shops participating this year, which makes it a bit more manageable. The shops are listed here:…Continue

Started by Alison Schmidt in Events on Thursday.

Nov. 17-18 Cheryl Arkison class at CreativeLive.com in SF and free online live 5 Replies

Want to be a studio audience member in SF for a 2-day quilting class taught by Cheryl Arkison, author of A Month of Sundays and Sunday Morning Quilts? If you don't have the 2 days to spare, You can watch online for free live from 9-4 PST or buy the…Continue

Started by Alison Schmidt in Challenges and donation quilts. Last reply by Alison Schmidt on Wednesday.

Year End Secret Swap-a-ganza! 2 Replies

Hi everyone,It's that time again for our annual secret swap.  I am currently taking sign-ups for anyone interested in participating in the year end secret swap-a-ganza.  As usual, each participant with receive another member's name and…Continue

Started by Angela Obeso in Events. Last reply by Angela Obeso on Monday.

BAM Exhibit - Los Altos Library - December 2014 15 Replies

December 2014 we will exhibiting our "MOST MODERN" Quilts at the Los Altos Library 13 S. San Antonio Road, Los Altos.  There is no entry fee. The attached form contains the information needed.  If you have a quilt you would like to show please…Continue

Started by Peggy Ludwico in Challenges and donation quilts. Last reply by Peggy Ludwico Oct 23.

Unwanted Fabrics from your Stash Needed for MLK Service Day Projects 5 Replies

The Peninsula Multifaith Coalition has an annual Martin Luther King Day of Service. Two of our projects involve fabric and we are seeking donations if you have any in your stash (no need to buy any). Should you have any listed below, I'll be happy…Continue

Started by Claire Felong in Challenges and donation quilts. Last reply by Claire Felong Oct 20.

Charity block sneak preview and what to bring 5 Replies

The Charity Committee will be introducing a new charity block at the meeting on Saturday. Read on for a sneak preview and to find out what you have to do to participate. We will be sewing fish for the summer! The guild will provide the blue…Continue

Tags: block, charity, Fish

Started by Michelle Boyd in Challenges and donation quilts. Last reply by Michelle Boyd Oct 19.

Cheryl Arkison is my new hero - why it's good to have a pile of WIPS 4 Replies

This is a great article by Cheryl Arkison of Sunday Morning Quilts about why she prefers to have lots of quilts under construction at one time.  She's my new quilty hero!!! …Continue

Started by Angela Obeso in General Discussion and Misc. Last reply by Nicki Mierzejewski Oct 17.

ANNOUNCING: Hand Quilting and Hand Stitching 12 Replies

ANNOUNCING the formation of a Small Group for hand quilting and hand stitching -- with a modern focus.Do you have an interest in any of these hand sewing techniques?Hand Quilting, Applique, Reverse Applique, Embroidery, English Paper Piecing…Continue

Started by Rhonda Ludwico in Small Groups. Last reply by Rhonda Ludwico Oct 15.

 
 
 

BAY AREA MODERN

OFFICERS

President: Kelly Orr

VP: Amanda Materne

Treasurer: Claire Felong

Membership Coordinator: Alison Schmidt

Charity coordinator: Peggy Ludwico

Sew Day Coordinator: Peggy Ludwico

Retreat Coordinator: Cheryl Strong

Swap Coordinator: Angela Obeso

Challenge Coordinator: Ruth Beeby

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