UPCOMING EVENTS

May Sew Day

Saturday May 2, 2015

Noon - 8:30 pm

Willow Ranch Mobile Home Community Room

Please see forum discussion for more information!!

May Meeting

Saturday, May 16th, 2015

1 pm to 5 pm

Downtown Redwood City Library

Latest Activity

Patti Schaffer replied to Karen Maple's discussion Alternative Grid - ¿Modern? Challenge Series #1
" I meant, it's a mystery to me whether I'll make more than a block. :-)"
9 hours ago
Karen Maple replied to Karen Maple's discussion Alternative Grid - ¿Modern? Challenge Series #1
"One block is fine. You can make anything you like:  full quilt, accessory, block etc...   The design itself is very open ended, but not exactly a mystery quilt.  I would define a mystery more as something when someone gives you a set…"
9 hours ago
Patti Schaffer replied to Karen Maple's discussion Alternative Grid - ¿Modern? Challenge Series #1
"Made an alternative grid block. Maybe that's it or perhaps I'll make more. That's kind of like a mystery quilt. Right?"
9 hours ago
Patti Schaffer replied to Patti Schaffer's discussion Perle Cotton Color Card etc.
"I'm going to visit Exclamation Point as recommended by Angela. Jaye and someone else told me that it might be very difficult to sew since my top is batik. Looking at size 8 and 12. Planning on sewing just one stitch at a time. Hopefully,…"
9 hours ago
Patti Schaffer replied to Cheryl Strong's discussion HOW TO GET ALL OF THE NING DISCUSSIONS SENT TO YOU
"Thanks. I knew there had to be a way. :-)"
9 hours ago
Cheryl Strong's discussion was featured

HOW TO GET ALL OF THE NING DISCUSSIONS SENT TO YOU

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12 hours ago
Cheryl Strong replied to Cheryl Strong's discussion HOW TO GET ALL OF THE NING DISCUSSIONS SENT TO YOU
"BIG thanks to Gerre for suggesting this and for Ruth in telling us how it works."
12 hours ago
Cheryl Strong replied to Patti Schaffer's discussion Perle Cotton Color Card etc.
"I found a few at Prairie Queen- might have been size 12, since previously I have used 5 and it was brutal on the fingers. I finally order more offline, but one of the colors was deeply disappointing."
12 hours ago
 

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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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Alternative Grid - ¿Modern? Challenge Series #1 17 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 Patti Schaffer 9 hours ago.

Perle Cotton Color Card etc. 8 Replies

I'm planning on hand quilting my Tula Pink quilt at the retreat. Has anyone bought perle cotton 8 in colors at a local store? Anyone have a color chart they could bring on Saturday?Glad to be planning ahead because it has already been…Continue

Started by Patti Schaffer in Quilty Questions and Tips. Last reply by Patti Schaffer 9 hours ago.

HOW TO GET ALL OF THE NING DISCUSSIONS SENT TO YOU 2 Replies

Don't want to miss out on any of our discussions? Sign up to receive notification whenever a new discussion is posted.LOOK AT THE BOTTOM OF THE FORUM PAGE FOR THIS:Follow - Email me when there are new discussionsGetting too many? LOOK AT THE BOTTOM…Continue

Started by Cheryl Strong in General Discussion and Misc. Last reply by Patti Schaffer 9 hours ago.

Improv Workshop with Tina Michalik 1 Reply

 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 kelly o 13 hours ago.

May 2, 2015 Sew Day. NEW LOCATION THIS MONTH 1 Reply

Saturday, May 2, 201512:00 Noon to 8:30 PMWillow Ranch Mobile Home Community Club House1111 Morse AveSunnyvale, CA 94089Click on attached file below for directions. If you plan on being there, PLEASE reply to this discussion so we can get a head…Continue

Started by Peggy Ludwico in Challenges and donation quilts. Last reply by Amanda Materne yesterday.

Bring a Quilt Book to Swap at the April Meeting 4 Replies

Take a look at your quilt books and select one (or two) that you've loved, but are no longer using. It can be either a DIY book or an "art" quilt book. Bring your book to the April meeting and swap it for something fresh. Come early and put your…Continue

Started by Joy-Lily in General Discussion and Misc. Last reply by Joy-Lily on Saturday.

Tula Pink City Sampler Small Group!! 34 Replies

Roll Call!!Whaddya say we check in here between meetings? Post about your successes, and frustrations. Have you thought about settings yet? Still waiting for the Amazon Drone to deliver your book? Or maybe waiting for Office Depot to finish binding…Continue

Tags: City, Sampler, Pink, Tula, Group

Started by kelly o in Books, magazines, and patterns. Last reply by Jaye L on Saturday.

Stitch Modern events in the East Bay 3 Replies

Here's a link to more info on the events related to Stitch Modern, the 3rd annual show put on by the East Bay Modern Quilters (formerly EB MQG).…Continue

Tags: joe, cunningham, bay, east, Modern

Started by Alison Schmidt in Events. Last reply by Michelle S on Saturday.

BAMQG 2015 Retreat - Take a Chance on IMPROV! 16 Replies

Who: YOU! (any member of BAMQG) What: BAMQG 4th Annual Quilting Retreat How many:  24 lucky members will get a spot!When: 2 pm Friday June 12 through 3pm Sunday June 14Where: Presentation Center in Los GatosFees: Single room: $320/person  (Limited…Continue

Tags: retreat

Started by Rhonda Ludwico in Events. Last reply by amy macdonald on Thursday.

Cherrywood Challenge

I just heard about a new challenge being hosted by Cherrywood fabrics with Project QUILTING (Persimon Dreams):  ROYGBIV!  Sounds like fun, who's in?…Continue

Started by Angela Obeso in Challenges and donation quilts on Wednesday.

 
 
 

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

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