UPCOMING EVENTS

Sew Day

Saturday, August 13, 2016, 10-4pm

Grace Lutheran Church

3149 Waverley St

Palo Alto, CA

August 2016 Meeting

Saturday, August 20, 1-5pm

Redwood City Library, 

1044 Middlefield Road
Redwood City, CA 94063

Latest Activity

Annemarie Quevedo replied to Nicki Mierzejewski's discussion Wanted: Recommendations for Beginning Quilter Resource Book
"When I first started, I used Nancy Zieman's Quilt with Confidence (2008)."
7 hours ago
Nicki Mierzejewski posted a discussion

Wanted: Recommendations for Beginning Quilter Resource Book

I have a friend who is just starting out as a quilter. I'd like to give her a book on quilting to get her resource library started. I have a few books that I go to over and over again but they were published in the 1990s. I'm looking for a recommendation of a resource book published more recently. Any suggestions? Thanks in advance. See More
8 hours ago
Jaime B replied to Angela Obeso's discussion Cargo Duffle Workshop
"The lining is folded on the horizontal. (The edges will be basted to the top of the main panel.) You should have 1.5 inches of fabric on each side of the zipper. You will need 15 x 18 inch piece for the 12 inch zipper and 17 x 18 inch piece for the…"
14 hours ago
Amanda Materne replied to Michael Lawrence's discussion Cat Beds
"Thank you, too, Amy!  So glad to hear they loved them!!"
14 hours ago
Amanda Materne replied to Michael Lawrence's discussion Cat Beds
"I just saw this, Mike and Chuck!  Sorry - hadn't been to the site lately except the cargo bag discussions.  Thank you SO MUCH for taking in the beds, and I'm so glad they could use them! And even BIGGER CONGRATS on bringing home…"
14 hours ago
Karen Maple replied to Angela Obeso's discussion Cargo Duffle Workshop
"Ah, then that's a different question.   I just interpreted your words differently.   Now I'm a bit curious why you want wider pockets?  Anything interesting you are planning to put in there?  : )   I'm just…"
14 hours ago
Bonnie Thomas replied to Angela Obeso's discussion Cargo Duffle Workshop
"I don't want to shorten them.  I want a wider opening and pocket. :)"
14 hours ago
Karen Maple replied to Angela Obeso's discussion Cargo Duffle Workshop
"Zippers are super easy to shorten."
15 hours ago
 

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Wanted: Recommendations for Beginning Quilter Resource Book 1 Reply

I have a friend who is just starting out as a quilter. I'd like to give her a book on quilting to get her resource library started. I have a few books that I go to over and over again but they were published in the 1990s. I'm looking for a…Continue

Started by Nicki Mierzejewski in Challenges and donation quilts. Last reply by Annemarie Quevedo 7 hours ago.

Cargo Duffle Workshop 74 Replies

Our very own Jaime Bruner, bag maker extraordinaire, has very graciously offered to teach us how to make the Noodlehead Cargo Duffle, adding in her changes and options, including more pockets, a lining, tips on handles and interfacings, etc.  This…Continue

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Started by Angela Obeso in Events. Last reply by Jaime B 14 hours ago.

Cat Beds 9 Replies

Chuck and I stopped by the San Francisco SPCA on Saturday and left them 9 cat beds which they really appreciated.  We told them that they could either use them or sell them in the gift shop and they said that they would definitely be used.  They…Continue

Started by Michael Lawrence in Challenges and donation quilts. Last reply by Amanda Materne 14 hours ago.

Charity Quilts for Families Displaced by Sunnyvale Apt Fire 12 Replies

Greetings, Quilters!In April, an apartment fire broke out at Twin Pines Manor on DeAnza Blvd in Sunnyvale, which left 70 families homeless.I've been in contact with Marie Bernard, exec director of Sunnyvale Community Services, to learn that, within…Continue

Tags: donation, quilts, charity

Started by Michelle S in Challenges and donation quilts. Last reply by Karen Maple on Thursday.

National Quilt Museum Contest - Flying Geese 2017 1 Reply

The National Quilt Museum has a contest every year where they look for quilts that use a traditional block in a new way.  In 2017 the theme is Flying Geese.  I know we have seen some amazing flying geese at show and tell.  The deadline is in…Continue

Started by Michelle Boyd in Challenges and donation quilts. Last reply by Karen Maple on Wednesday.

Jacquie Gering Workshops at East Bay Heritage Quilt Guild

FYI JUST SAW THIS.....October, 2016:  Jacquie GeringSaturday, October 29, 2016 - Precision Lines Embrace the beauty, simplicity and versatility of…Continue

Started by gerre davis in General Discussion and Misc Jul 19.

Quilt Finishing Wanted 1 Reply

A friend (of a friend) asked me if I would post this to the guild.  She is looking for someone to finish two quilt tops.  If you are interested, reply to me here on the forum and I will send you her email address.Quilt Finishing Wanted: I have a…Continue

Started by Rhonda Ludwico in Marketplace. Last reply by Bonnie Thomas Jul 19.

Tara Faughnan workshops in Berkeley 1 Reply

An east bay modern quilter and QuiltCon instructor, Tara Faughnan,  has some upcoming workshops in Berkeley.  She does some really cool things with color work.  Check out her website and workshop schedule here:  …Continue

Started by Angela Obeso in Events. Last reply by Annemarie Quevedo Jul 19.

Cheaper rotary blades 2 Replies

I just bought a 10 pack of Improve Cut 45 mm rotary blades from amazon for under $16.00.  They seem to work fine so far.  They are compatible with Olfa and Fiskars.  They say they will give you a refund if you are not satisfied.  Anyway, that's a…Continue

Started by Joelle Lambert in Marketplace. Last reply by Joelle Lambert Jul 18.

Quilt Making at the San Francisco Dump 7 Replies

Sherri Lynnn Wood has been participating in the artist-in-residence program at Recology's main waste facility in South San Franciso. Here is an interesting video on making do, rescued materials and quilt making.…Continue

Started by Annemarie Quevedo in General Discussion and Misc. Last reply by Annemarie Quevedo Jul 17.

 
 
 

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