UPCOMING EVENTS

December Meeting, Holiday Party & Sew Day!

Los Altos Library

December 6th, 2014

Open Sew: 10:00 AM to Midnight

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

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Michelle Boyd replied to kelly o's discussion Amish: The Modern Muse -- Call for Artists
"Thank you, Michelle! I was also at the show on Sunday. My mom was in town and it was so exciting to take her to see my quilt. The quilts in the show were amazing! As were the ones we saw at our guild meeting. You all are so talented and it is an…"
9 hours ago
Michelle Sullivan replied to kelly o's discussion Amish: The Modern Muse -- Call for Artists
"Congratulations to Michelle Boyd! Not only does the SJ Merc article by Pritchett showcase Michelle's quilt, but it's also featured on Pritchett's blog: http://thingselemental.com/2014/11/thoroughly-modern-amish-quilts/"
Tuesday
Michelle Sullivan replied to kelly o's discussion Amish: The Modern Muse -- Call for Artists
"Well, that's really amusing! Thanks, Rhonda. Looking forward to seeing the show(s) in person."
Tuesday
Rhonda Ludwico replied to kelly o's discussion Amish: The Modern Muse -- Call for Artists
"I saw the show yesterday. It's fabulous! The quilt in question was made by Ann Sullivan. It is hung with the correct quilter and quilt name given."
Tuesday
kelly o replied to kelly o's discussion Amish: The Modern Muse -- Call for Artists
"They made several mistakes in that article. Not the least of which is that they mention the show runs thru January 3rd but there is simply no mention of the second show which begins immediately after that and runs through the end of February. They…"
Tuesday
Michelle Sullivan commented on Jennifer Sherer Janisch's photo
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Nov 2014 Guild Meeting

"This is such a stunning quilt design, Ruth!!!"
Tuesday
Michelle Sullivan replied to kelly o's discussion Amish: The Modern Muse -- Call for Artists
"How curious! My name & quilt info is posted for the last picture of the photo gallery, but it's not my quilt! I wonder whose fabulous quilt is credited incorrectly?"
Tuesday
kelly o replied to Amanda Materne's discussion 2015 BAM Guild Positions - WE NEED YOU! :)
"You're a great helper!! Thank you Cynthia!"
Monday
 

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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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Amish: The Modern Muse -- Call for Artists 44 Replies

Amish: The Modern MuseCall for EntriesLocation: San Jose Museum of Quilts and TextilesExhibition Concept:Three Bay Area Modern Quilts Guilds, East Bay Modern, Bay Area Modern and South Bay Area Modern, have been invited to participate in a new…Continue

Started by kelly o in Events. Last reply by Michelle Boyd 9 hours ago.

2015 BAM Guild Positions - WE NEED YOU! :) 18 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 kelly o on Monday.

BAM Exhibit - Los Altos Library - December 2014 19 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 Amanda Materne Nov 12.

Charity begins at the fabric stash - and for the IRS with records

Membership in a non-profit does NOT make the membership dues deductible.HOWEVER, as quilters there are deductible components:1) A portion of the dues used for charity quilts which the treasurer will compute each year end.2) Materials you purchased…Continue

Started by Claire Felong in Challenges and donation quilts Nov 11.

Cheryl Arkison is my new hero - why it's good to have a pile of WIPS 5 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 Claire Felong Nov 11.

Totorial! 2 Replies

Lynette and any one else interested:I made the roll-up shopping bags from a slightly modified version of this:…Continue

Started by Cheryl Strong in General Discussion and Misc. Last reply by Lynette Bartel Nov 10.

Year End Secret Swap-a-ganza! 6 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 Jennifer Sherer Janisch Nov 5.

November 1, 2014 Sew Day 7 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 kelly o Nov 1.

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 Oct 29.

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 Oct 29.

 
 
 

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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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