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

Members

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Peggy Ludwico replied to Peggy Ludwico's discussion BAM Exhibit - Los Altos Library - December 2014
"No, not tooooooo late.  Can you email me an entry form by Monday?  I will be going over the forms next week to get an idea on how many quilts we have room for based on the sizes shown on the forms.  Several gals have submitted more…"
23 hours ago
Cynthia replied to Peggy Ludwico's discussion BAM Exhibit - Los Altos Library - December 2014
"Is it too late, Peggy? Would love to show a quilt but this one got away from me."
yesterday
Michelle Sullivan commented on Helen Hansma's photo
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October 2014 Show & Tell

"Wow, Vanessa! That is a stunning Lone Star. Did you say that you hand-pieced it as well?"
Wednesday
Peggy Ludwico replied to Peggy Ludwico's discussion BAM Exhibit - Los Altos Library - December 2014
"Nikki, Michelle Sullivan, Claire and Lindalee have volunteered to help hang the quilts in the library on December 1.  So we should be able to see our work on display at the December meeting at the library on December 6.  I will be there…"
Wednesday
Vanessa de Fabrega is now a member of BA Modern
Tuesday
Angela Obeso's discussion was featured

Year End Secret Swap-a-ganza!

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 likes/dislikes and will make a gift for that person.  Each participant will also receive a gift made by another member, but we won't find out who made what for who until the year end party in December.If you're interested in participating, please send me an email…See More
Tuesday
Amanda Materne replied to Angela Obeso's discussion Year End Secret Swap-a-ganza!
"Thanks for coordinating this, Angela!  My favorite yearly swap!"
Tuesday
Helen Hansma commented on Helen Hansma's photo
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October 2014 Show & Tell

"Oh, yes!  Allison's block on tablet!"
Tuesday
 

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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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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 23 hours ago.

Year End Secret Swap-a-ganza! 1 Reply

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 Amanda Materne on Tuesday.

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 on Monday.

November 1, 2014 Sew Day

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 on Sunday.

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 on Sunday.

Nov. 17-18 Cheryl Arkison class at CreativeLive.com in SF and free online live 2 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 Nicki Mierzejewski on Sunday.

2015 BAM Guild Positions - WE NEED YOU! :) 3 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 Oct 18.

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.

2015 Retreat Dates??? 17 Replies

Hey Folks!  We are starting to look at booking for the 2015 BAM retreat. If you know of any dates that SHOULD NOT be scheduled for the retreat please post them here. I am thinking of things like Quilt Market, other quilting retreats, Sew Down…Continue

Started by Ruth Beeby in Events. Last reply by Cindy Church Oct 11.

 
 
 

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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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Meeting Secretary: Rhonda Ludwico

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