UPCOMING EVENTS

December Meeting, Holiday Party & Sew Day!

Los Altos Library

December 6th, 2014

Open Sew: 10:00 AM to Midnight

Meeting & Holiday Party: 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM

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Amanda Materne replied to Peggy Ludwico's discussion SEW DAY - DECEMBER MEETING - SWAP A GANZA - SEW DAY
"Thanks for posting this, Peggy!  I will bring a large cutting mat to share for while I'm there. (I will get there early and stay until the meeting is over, at least.)"
3 hours ago
Peggy Ludwico posted a discussion

SEW DAY - DECEMBER MEETING - SWAP A GANZA - SEW DAY

December 6, 2014Los Altos Library101 South San Antonio RoadLos Altos, CA10:00 AM to 12:30 PM SEW-SEW-SEW12:30 PM to 1:00 Get ready for the MEETING-PARTY-SWAP A GANZA1:00 PM to when ever  MEETING-PARTY-SWAP A GANZAThen back to  SEW-SEW-SEW  until 11:00 PMCome join us for some sewing, fun Holiday Party Swap -A - Ganza and the December meeting.  First one there, please see the Children's Librarian to open the doors to the meeting and storage room.  DON'T FORGET TO CHECK OUT OUR QUILT EXHIBIT…See More
22 hours ago
Amanda Materne posted a discussion

2015 BAMQG Officers and Committee Heads!

Thanks to all who have stepped up to volunteer in 2015 - we're so thankful to have you!  Below are those who signed up for particular positions.  At the end of this post I'll list those roles still open - it is never to late to volunteer!ROLES TAKEN:President:  Kelly OrrVice Presidents: Angela Obeso & Cheryl StrongTreasurer: Claire FelongCharity Committee Chairs: Peggy Ludwico & Michelle BoydCharity Committee Members: Karen & SusanRetreat Committee Chair: Rhonda LudwicoOpportunity…See More
Saturday
Jaye L posted a discussion

Peninsula Museum of Art's Second Annual Art & Artifacts Sale -Dec 6 & 7, 2014

I thought some of you might be interested.Jaye____________________________________________________The San Mateo County Arts Commission is inviting the public to attend the Peninsula Museum of Art's Second Annual Art & Artifacts Sale, where a variety of paintings, prints, sculpture, art books, vintage items and collectibles will be sold to benefit this nonprofit museum.EVENT DETAILS:December 6 & 7, 2014 Hours: 11am - 5pm both Saturday and Sunday Admission free 1777 California Drive,…See More
Friday
Michelle Boyd replied to kelly o's discussion Amish: The Modern Muse -- Call for Artists
"Thank you, Michelle! I was also at the show on Sunday. My mom was in town and it was so exciting to take her to see my quilt. The quilts in the show were amazing! As were the ones we saw at our guild meeting. You all are so talented and it is an…"
Nov 20
Michelle Sullivan replied to kelly o's discussion Amish: The Modern Muse -- Call for Artists
"Congratulations to Michelle Boyd! Not only does the SJ Merc article by Pritchett showcase Michelle's quilt, but it's also featured on Pritchett's blog: http://thingselemental.com/2014/11/thoroughly-modern-amish-quilts/"
Nov 18
Michelle Sullivan replied to kelly o's discussion Amish: The Modern Muse -- Call for Artists
"Well, that's really amusing! Thanks, Rhonda. Looking forward to seeing the show(s) in person."
Nov 17
Rhonda Ludwico replied to kelly o's discussion Amish: The Modern Muse -- Call for Artists
"I saw the show yesterday. It's fabulous! The quilt in question was made by Ann Sullivan. It is hung with the correct quilter and quilt name given."
Nov 17
 

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SEW DAY - DECEMBER MEETING - SWAP A GANZA - SEW DAY 1 Reply

December 6, 2014Los Altos Library101 South San Antonio RoadLos Altos, CA10:00 AM to 12:30 PM SEW-SEW-SEW12:30 PM to 1:00 Get ready for the MEETING-PARTY-SWAP A GANZA1:00 PM to when ever  MEETING-PARTY-SWAP A GANZAThen back to  SEW-SEW-SEW  until…Continue

Started by Peggy Ludwico in Challenges and donation quilts. Last reply by Amanda Materne 3 hours ago.

2015 BAMQG Officers and Committee Heads!

Thanks to all who have stepped up to volunteer in 2015 - we're so thankful to have you!  Below are those who signed up for particular positions.  At the end of this post I'll list those roles still open - it is never to late to volunteer!ROLES…Continue

Tags: volunteering, volunteers, officers, 2015

Started by Amanda Materne in Meetings on Saturday.

Peninsula Museum of Art's Second Annual Art & Artifacts Sale -Dec 6 & 7, 2014

I thought some of you might be interested.Jaye____________________________________________________The San Mateo County Arts Commission is inviting the public to attend the Peninsula Museum of Art's Second Annual Art & Artifacts Sale, where a…Continue

Started by Jaye L in Events on Friday.

Amish: The Modern Muse -- Call for Artists 44 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 Michelle Boyd Nov 20.

2015 BAM Guild Positions - WE NEED YOU! :) 18 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 kelly o Nov 16.

BAM Exhibit - Los Altos Library - December 2014 19 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 Amanda Materne Nov 12.

Charity begins at the fabric stash - and for the IRS with records

Membership in a non-profit does NOT make the membership dues deductible.HOWEVER, as quilters there are deductible components:1) A portion of the dues used for charity quilts which the treasurer will compute each year end.2) Materials you purchased…Continue

Started by Claire Felong in Challenges and donation quilts Nov 11.

Cheryl Arkison is my new hero - why it's good to have a pile of WIPS 5 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 Claire Felong Nov 11.

Totorial! 2 Replies

Lynette and any one else interested:I made the roll-up shopping bags from a slightly modified version of this:…Continue

Started by Cheryl Strong in General Discussion and Misc. Last reply by Lynette Bartel Nov 10.

Year End Secret Swap-a-ganza! 6 Replies

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 Jennifer Sherer Janisch Nov 5.

 
 
 

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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

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