UPCOMING EVENTS

August Sew Day (Charity)

Saturday, August 1, 2015 11:00 AM to 7:00 PM

at the Los Altos Library

August Meeting

Saturday, August 15th, 2015

1 pm to 5 pm

Downtown Redwood City Library

Latest Activity

Karen Maple replied to Peggy Ludwico's discussion Charity Sew Day MGQ Charity Quilt Challenge.
"I plan on coming."
51 minutes ago
Patti Schaffer replied to Peggy Ludwico's discussion Charity Sew Day MGQ Charity Quilt Challenge.
"I'll be there with cookies."
1 hour ago
Peggy Ludwico posted a discussion

Charity Sew Day MGQ Charity Quilt Challenge.

Sorry I did not get this out sooner.  Life does get in the way sometimes.Date:Saturday, August 1, 2015 11 AM to 7 PMLos Altos Library meeting room13 S. San Antonio RoadLos Altos, CA Please join us to make blocks for the MQG Charity Quilt Challenge.  Michelle will have kits for the blocks for us to whip up.  Everyone who joins us will have a chance to win a bag of awesome notions.You are welcome to come and work on your own projects and the ever popular postage stamp kits and other charity…See More
2 hours ago
Joelle Lambert posted a discussion

Michael Miller Challenge

Did anyone get their fat quarters for the Michael Miller Challenge for The Modern Quilt Guild?  Mine arrived today.  I have no ideas- haha.See More
2 hours ago
Michael Lawrence replied to Joy-Lily's discussion VIRTUAL SWAP & SHARE -favorite blogs
"Here is a good blog - http://www.cluckclucksew.com - I would classify this quilter a contemporary rather than modern but I still like her work.  Good photography, fun tutorials and an easy, conversational writing style."
Saturday
Jennifer Sherer Janisch posted photos
Saturday
Angela Obeso replied to Joy-Lily's discussion VIRTUAL SWAP & SHARE -favorite blogs
"http://thebitchystitcher.blogspot.com/ This woman knows how to make quilting funny and entertaining and beautiful and inspirational all at the same time.  She is a wonderful writer and graphic artist and quilter with a sense of humor after my…"
Friday
Joelle Lambert replied to Joy-Lily's discussion VIRTUAL SWAP & SHARE -favorite blogs
"I follow too many blogs but I suppose Teaginny Designs is a favorite http://teaginnydesigns.blogspot.com"
Thursday
 

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Charity Sew Day MGQ Charity Quilt Challenge. 2 Replies

Sorry I did not get this out sooner.  Life does get in the way sometimes.Date:Saturday, August 1, 2015 11 AM to 7 PMLos Altos Library meeting room13 S. San Antonio RoadLos Altos, CA Please join us to make blocks for the MQG Charity Quilt Challenge.…Continue

Started by Peggy Ludwico in Challenges and donation quilts. Last reply by Karen Maple 51 minutes ago.

Michael Miller Challenge

Did anyone get their fat quarters for the Michael Miller Challenge for The Modern Quilt Guild?  Mine arrived today.  I have no ideas- haha.Continue

Started by Joelle Lambert in Challenges and donation quilts 2 hours ago.

VIRTUAL SWAP & SHARE -favorite blogs 12 Replies

 What quilting/sewing/fiberart blog do you enjoy reading most?Reply to this post with the link to that blog (one link only, please) so the rest of our guild members can check it out. Be sure to include a few words on what it's about: i.e. modern…Continue

Tags: blog, swap

Started by Joy-Lily in General Discussion and Misc. Last reply by Michael Lawrence on Saturday.

Road to California (Jan. 21-24) 2 Replies

Is anyone thinking of going to Road to California?  I've never been, but I'm thinking about it.If you have attended, is it a good show?Continue

Started by Kathleen Robertson in Events. Last reply by Alison Schmidt on Wednesday.

Perle Cotton Color Card etc. 9 Replies

I'm planning on hand quilting my Tula Pink quilt at the retreat. Has anyone bought perle cotton 8 in colors at a local store? Anyone have a color chart they could bring on Saturday?Glad to be planning ahead because it has already been…Continue

Started by Patti Schaffer in Quilty Questions and Tips. Last reply by Cheryl Strong on Wednesday.

2015 MEETING DATE HIGHLIGHTS! 3 Replies

Mark your calendars double, everyone! Special events are on for the following meeting dates!4/18/15 BAM 5 YEAR ANNIVERSARY PARTY!! And Book Swap5/16/15 Make it Modern challenge due7/18/15 Sherri Lynn Wood, Modern and Improvisational…Continue

Started by Cheryl Strong in Meetings. Last reply by Cheryl Strong Jul 15.

QuiltCon West 2016 Important Dates 22 Replies

QuiltCon is coming to the west next February and here are some important dates to know about:QuiltCon Dates:  February 18-21, 2016 (at the Pasadena Convention Center)Registration:Course Catalog released by June 1, 2015.Member registration opens June…Continue

Tags: convention, Show, Quilt, QuiltCon, MQG

Started by Angela Obeso in Events. Last reply by Karen Maple Jul 8.

Brick blocks for Charleston MQG and Emanuel AME church to July meeting! 6 Replies

The Charleston Modern Quilt Guild is collecting blocks to be assembled into a quilt for the Emanuel AME church to show our love and support for their members.  Requested blocks are simple brick style and measure 3.5” tall by 6.5” wide (to finish at…Continue

Tags: charity

Started by Cheryl Strong in Meetings. Last reply by Karen Maple Jul 7.

2015 BAM Guild Positions - WE NEED YOU! :) 22 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 Karen Maple Jul 6.

Very Large Quilting Matt 3 Replies

I've decided I'm tired of my 24" x 36" slightly warped matt.I would love a matt that is 60" wide.  The standard companies such as Olfa do not seem to get to this size.  I really want the matt to be at least 48".Any suggestions?  Any reviews of…Continue

Started by Karen Maple in General Discussion and Misc. Last reply by Michelle S Jul 1.

 
 
 

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2015 OFFICERS

President: Kelly Orr

VP: Angela Obeso & Cheryl Strong

Treasurer: Claire Felong

Membership Coordinator: Alison Schmidt

email membership questions to:  bamqgmembership@gmail.com

MQG Liason: Mike Lawrence

Charity coordinator: Peggy Ludwico & Michelle Boyd

Sew Day Coordinator: Peggy Ludwico

Retreat Coordinator: Rhonda Ludwico

Swap Coordinator: Joy-Lily

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