UPCOMING EVENTS

June Meeting

Saturday, June 20th, 2015

1 pm to 5 pm

Downtown Redwood City Library

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Cheryl Strong posted a discussion

Stash posting

After our discussion at the last BAM meeting about upping your Modernness and how you can be inspired (or encumbered) by your stash, I thought it might be fun to post photos of our stashes. Maybe someone has a fabulous idea on how to store fabrics (like the ruler method mentioned by Joy-Lily or the comic book board method Alison talked about). Maybe someone else's method for storing scraps is just what you needed. Or perhaps you just want to feel better about how much fabric one person can…See More
1 hour ago
amy macdonald replied to Amanda Materne's discussion Selling OQ tickets at the San Mateo County Fair!
"Hi Amanda...I think I sent you a note saying I could man on Sunday morning...but I can't see if I am one of the folks signed up for that slot. Can you tell me if I am confirmed for Sunday morning? Thx!! Amy MacDonald"
11 hours ago
Amanda Materne replied to Amanda Materne's discussion Selling OQ tickets at the San Mateo County Fair!
"Dear BAMQG Members,We're using VolunteerSpot (the leading online Sign-up and reminder tool) to organize our upcoming Sign-ups for the San Mateo County Fair BAMQG Booth. Please enter your information to sign up or if you need to do…"
Saturday
Jennifer Sherer Janisch posted photos
Friday
Alicia Sinha is now a member of BA Modern
Thursday
Amanda Materne replied to Amanda Materne's discussion Selling OQ tickets at the San Mateo County Fair!
"At the present time, we still have absolutely _no one_ signed up to work the 3:30 - 8 shift on Sunday the 7th.  We could really use people at that time or we will have to close the table early.  Thanks in advance to anyone who could…"
May 20
Amanda Materne replied to Amanda Materne's discussion Selling OQ tickets at the San Mateo County Fair!
"sure, that would be great!  Thank you Claire!  If you can post the link here that would be wonderful. "
May 20
Amanda Materne replied to Amanda Materne's discussion Selling OQ tickets at the San Mateo County Fair!
"Thanks, Claire!  I will put you down for 11-3:30 on Saturday the 6th."
May 20
 

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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).

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Stash posting

After our discussion at the last BAM meeting about upping your Modernness and how you can be inspired (or encumbered) by your stash, I thought it might be fun to post photos of our stashes. Maybe someone has a fabulous idea on how to store fabrics…Continue

Tags: inspiration, stash

Started by Cheryl Strong in General Discussion and Misc 1 hour ago.

Selling OQ tickets at the San Mateo County Fair! 16 Replies

Hi All!We will be showing the Opportunity Quilt and selling tickets for it at the San Mateo County Fair, and we need volunteers to help!  The slots will be 4 hour time slots (or 4 & 1/2 hours), and we need at least 2 people per slot.  The 4 hour…Continue

Tags: Quilt, Volunteer, Opportunity, Fair, Mateo

Started by Amanda Materne in Events. Last reply by amy macdonald 11 hours ago.

Fabric Folding Video 1 Reply

At the meeting I mentioned that the fabric folding and storage technique I use is on youtube. In fact there are several, but the one closest to the method I like is : …Continue

Started by Joy-Lily in General Discussion and Misc. Last reply by Michelle S May 18.

QuiltCon West 2016 Important Dates

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 May 16.

Alternative Grid - ¿Modern? Challenge Series #1 19 Replies

Hi everyone,I'm Karen the new Challenge Coordinator.  At the February meeting, we kicked off the first of a multi-year challenge series exploring the term "Modern".  What is ¿Modern?  Using the MQG guidelines and some other ideas from other venues…Continue

Tags: modern, grid, alternative, challenge

Started by Karen Maple in Challenges and donation quilts. Last reply by Cheryl Strong May 15.

It's Official! 6 Replies

Yay! We just received our letter from the IRS granting us non-profit status under 501(c)(7).Continue

Started by Claire Felong in Challenges and donation quilts. Last reply by Erin Joy Metzler May 14.

Improv Workshop with Tina Michalik 33 Replies

 Would you like to learn how to make a quilt like this amazing…Continue

Tags: Improv, Workshop

Started by Angela Obeso in Events. Last reply by Cece Montgomery May 13.

Volunteer Opportunity! 3 Replies

Are you (and your sewing machine) available on Tuesday, May 12, from 8:00 am until 1:00 pm to help kids make pillows at an elementary school?There will be snacks and lunch provided!!This event is an Exploration Day at the school. There are four 35…Continue

Started by kelly o in Events. Last reply by Joelle Lambert May 10.

4th annual SBAMQG Retreat is now open to sister guilds! 3 Replies

Where: Happy Valley Conference Center 2159 Branciforte Drive Santa Cruz CA  When:   Arrive Friday, October 9   Check Out:  either Sunday, October 11 or Monday, October 12 The basic retreat is Friday at 2pm-Sunday at 4pm and costs $220.  You can add…Continue

Tags: retreat, SBAMQG

Started by Cheryl Strong in Events. Last reply by Nicki Mierzejewski May 9.

Quilt Entries for the San Mateo County Fair 2 Replies

The San Mateo County Fair 2015 June 6 - June 14 The San Mateo County Fair is quickly approaching.  Information about entering your quilts in the fair is available here:  https://sanmateocountyfair.com…Continue

Tags: Fair

Started by Lynette Bartel in Events. Last reply by Michelle S May 5.

 
 
 

BAY AREA MODERN

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

Opportunity Quilt Chair: Amanda Materne

Photographer: Jennifer Janisch & Helen Hansma

Meeting Secretary: Nicki M., Jaye L.

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