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September Sew Day 

Saturday September 6, 2014 10am - 11pm

Holiday Happenings! -- Demos for items to jumpstart your gift giving.

Los Altos Library

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Saturday, September 20, 1:00 - 5:00

Redwood City library

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Quilty Happening! Latifah Saafir classes

If you're interested in taking a class with Latifah Saafir, she will be headlining workshops for the South Bay Area MQG (Glam Clam, Friday September 12), and the Silicon Valley MQG (Huckleberry, Saturday, September 13).Please contact Tina or Emily at South Bay, and Julie at Silicon Valley, for more information and details about how to sign up!See More
8 hours ago
Claire Felong replied to Amanda Materne's discussion Quilting in the Garden - Livermore, 9/26-27
"Amanda & All, I find I have another event on the 27th from 9-12 so I am planning on leaving at 12:30 to be there around one. If anyone else would prefer carpooling at this later time, let me know."
yesterday
Lyndalee Korn replied to kelly o's discussion Amish: The Modern Muse -- Call for Artists
"I am finished one. Don't know if I will submit two. When do we get the entry forms?"
Wednesday
Cheryl Strong replied to Peggy Ludwico's discussion HOLIDAY HEAD START Sew day, Saturday, September 6, 2014
"I will be there. I just bought a pattern for luggage tags, so will bring that in case people want to see. Should be there by noon-ish and will bring snacks."
Tuesday
Amanda Materne replied to Amanda Materne's discussion Opportunity Quilt Block Guidelines
"Yikes! Thanks for the warning, Alison!"
Tuesday
Alison Schmidt replied to Amanda Materne's discussion Opportunity Quilt Block Guidelines
"Just so you know if you're using instructions from the Hobo Quilts book, there are a lot of cutting size errors. I tried to find  a list of corrections from the publisher's website, but couldn't find it easily. "
Tuesday
Claire Felong replied to Joelle Lambert's discussion What is my quilt worth?
"Great article, Joelle, thanks!"
Tuesday
Claire Felong replied to Amanda Materne's discussion Opportunity Quilt Block Guidelines
"Ruth, please set aside a bundle for me, thanks! "
Tuesday
 

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Quilty Happening! Latifah Saafir classes

If you're interested in taking a class with Latifah Saafir, she will be headlining workshops for the South Bay Area MQG (Glam Clam, Friday September 12), and the Silicon Valley MQG (Huckleberry, Saturday, September 13).Please contact Tina or Emily…Continue

Started by kelly o in Challenges and donation quilts 8 hours ago.

Quilting in the Garden - Livermore, 9/26-27 23 Replies

Hi Gang!I remember there being scuttlebutt at the meeting about attending this as a group of us, so I thought I would post to help get the ball rolling. Quilting in the GardenPresented by Alden Lane Nursery and In Between StitchesSept. 27-28th, 9…Continue

Tags: In, Nursery, Between, Stitches, Livermore

Started by Amanda Materne in Events. Last reply by Claire Felong yesterday.

Amish: The Modern Muse -- Call for Artists 22 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 Lyndalee Korn on Wednesday.

HOLIDAY HEAD START Sew day, Saturday, September 6, 2014 4 Replies

For the next sew day, we will be doing a Holiday Head Start theme with project demos (and any unusual supplies) for crafty holiday gifts.  More details to come, but don't worry - if you aren't in the holiday mood just yet, your regularly scheduled…Continue

Started by Peggy Ludwico in Events. Last reply by Cheryl Strong on Tuesday.

Opportunity Quilt Block Guidelines 7 Replies

If you took home a fabric bundle from the last meeting, THANK YOU!  We look forward to the gorgeousness you will be making!  In case you forgot – there was so much to hear, and it went by pretty fast – here are the guidelines (and guildlines) for…Continue

Tags: October, 18, meeting, blocks, raffle

Started by Amanda Materne in Challenges and donation quilts. Last reply by Amanda Materne on Tuesday.

What is my quilt worth? 1 Reply

A couple of links to posts regarding calculating the worth of your work, per our discussion of valuing a quilt for sale:http://huntersdesignstudio.com/ew-worth-it-2/…Continue

Started by Joelle Lambert in General Discussion and Misc. Last reply by Claire Felong on Tuesday.

quilt size after quilting plus am I crazy? 8 Replies

The crazy part first. I'm making a twin size quilt for our guest room. I considering hand quilting it with those popular (?) big stitches. There are 56 blocks so I figure it should take 2 months. Opinions? Any guesses to how much quilts shrink after…Continue

Started by Patti Schaffer in Quilty Questions and Tips. Last reply by Nicki Mierzejewski on Tuesday.

Outsourcing quilts 10 Replies

I just finished my first queen sized quilt (yay!), but the arm of my machine is much too small to handle a quilt of that size. So, my question is, if you outsource to a long-arm quilter, which one do you use? 

Started by Mallory White in General Discussion and Misc. Last reply by Jennifer Sherer Janisch on Sunday.

Setting a price for quilts 5 Replies

Since we have this opportunity to display modern Amish-inspired quilts at the San Jose Museum of Quilts and Textiles and offer those quilts for sale, I was wondering what a fair price for a quilt would be. I looked around online and found discussion…Continue

Tags: price, quilt, Amish

Started by Michelle Boyd in General Discussion and Misc. Last reply by Cheryl Strong Aug 20.

MQG Michael Miller 7 Replies

>>All MQG members have been emailed a newsletter with details of how to get fabric from Michael Miller.>>I just read this on the MGQ website dated earlier this month. Did any of you get this? Not that I'm making a challenge quilt. I'm…Continue

Started by Patti Schaffer in General Discussion and Misc. Last reply by Patti Schaffer Aug 17.

 
 
 

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