UPCOMING EVENTS

September Sew Day 

Saturday September 6, 2014 10am - 11pm

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

Los Altos Library

September Meeting

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

Redwood City library

October Sew Day  - Charity Sew Day

Saturday October 6, 2014 10am - 11pm

Los Altos Library

October Meeting

Saturday, October 18, 1:00 - 5:00

Redwood City library

November Sew Day 

November 1, 11:00 AM to 9:00 PM

Members

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Joelle Lambert replied to Peggy Ludwico's discussion HOLIDAY HEAD START Sew day, Saturday, September 6, 2014
"I will be there some time in the morning until 3 or so.  I will show you how to make an elastic pen/pencil holder for a journal which can double as a book mark.  Here is what you need: Two strips of quilting fabric that will go with your…"
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kelly o replied to Peggy Ludwico's discussion HOLIDAY HEAD START Sew day, Saturday, September 6, 2014
"Thanks for that info Lynette! My Target is *out* -- guess I'll head to Staples in the morning (which is, ironically, right across the street from my Target! lol)"
yesterday
Lynette Bartel replied to Peggy Ludwico's discussion HOLIDAY HEAD START Sew day, Saturday, September 6, 2014
"Basic comp books are on sale at Staples for $.50 each.  Same size with graph paper are $1.00."
yesterday
kelly o replied to Peggy Ludwico's discussion HOLIDAY HEAD START Sew day, Saturday, September 6, 2014
"That is super cool!! Just make sure you spell my name right. ;-)"
Sunday
Ruth Beeby replied to Peggy Ludwico's discussion HOLIDAY HEAD START Sew day, Saturday, September 6, 2014
"I think I'll make some, too!  I saw this awesome one where the name is quilted in and I want to copy: "
Sunday
kelly o replied to Peggy Ludwico's discussion HOLIDAY HEAD START Sew day, Saturday, September 6, 2014
"These are so cool Lynette!"
Sunday
Lynette Bartel replied to Peggy Ludwico's discussion HOLIDAY HEAD START Sew day, Saturday, September 6, 2014
"I will be attending and showing how to make a notebook cover.  For a basic 4 seam, composition size (9 3/4" x 7 1/2") cover you will need the following: 1.  Outer fabric:  10 1/2" x 26 1/2" 2.  Fusible…"
Saturday
kelly o posted a discussion

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
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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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HOLIDAY HEAD START Sew day, Saturday, September 6, 2014 11 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 Joelle Lambert yesterday.

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 Events on Thursday.

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 Aug 27.

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 Aug 26.

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 Aug 26.

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 Aug 26.

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 Aug 25.

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 Aug 23.

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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President: Kelly Orr

VP: Amanda Materne

Treasurer: Claire Felong

Membership Coordinator: Alison Schmidt

Charity coordinator: Kathy Steinkamp

Sew Day Coordinator: Peggy Ludwico

Retreat Coordinator: Cheryl Strong

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