UPCOMING EVENTS

October Meeting: 10/21/2017

Redwood City Library, Community Room

1044 Middlefield Road

Redwood City, CA 94063

1pm - 5pm

November Sew Day: 11/4/2017

Grace Lutheran Church

3149 Waverly Street

Palo Alto, CA 94306

10am -4pm

Latest Activity

Karen Maple replied to Patti Schaffer's discussion Quilts and pillowcases for Napa and Santa Rosa
"Yes, I think Craft Gemini https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TAomYjHzUQk has a really good well edited video without a lot of blah blah... This is a great way if you don't own a serger. Probably 1/2 the time with a serger.  Here is one…"
13 hours ago
Patti Schaffer replied to Patti Schaffer's discussion Quilts and pillowcases for Napa and Santa Rosa
"I like Crafty Gemini on YouTube. She does it 'burrito style' with French seams but I won’t bother with the accent piece."
18 hours ago
Karen Maple replied to Patti Schaffer's discussion Quilts and pillowcases for Napa and Santa Rosa
"Very simple version with 1 yard of fabric:   http://www.madeeveryday.com/2015/05/how-to-sew-a-pillow-•-2-ways-•-1-yard-of-fabric.html/ Heres the best tutorial I found on the web for one with three…"
22 hours ago
Michelle Boyd replied to Patti Schaffer's discussion Quilts and pillowcases for Napa and Santa Rosa
"This sounds great. I will bring what I can to the meeting on the 21st."
yesterday
Bonnie Thomas replied to Patti Schaffer's discussion Quilts and pillowcases for Napa and Santa Rosa
"Yes, yes, yes. And I have a twin size top made already, out of Hawaiian fabrics.  If anyone would be willing to quilt it, I'd donate the batting too.  Backing fabric from the BAM charity supply?"
yesterday
Gerre Davis replied to Patti Schaffer's discussion Quilts and pillowcases for Napa and Santa Rosa
"Thanks for posting this, Patti. Amy, would it be ok to use the Birch fabric donation for this?"
yesterday
Patti Schaffer posted a discussion

Quilts and pillowcases for Napa and Santa Rosa

At PIQF there were fliers about Happiness Is A Warm Quilt. They are seeking donations of bed-size quilts (nothing smaller) and pillowcases for children affected by the fires. You can find them on Facebook or contact Happinessisawarmquilt@gmail.comI'm wondering if we can use any of our charity fabric for these things. I personally would appreciate juvenile fabrics suitable for pillowcases.PattiSee More
yesterday
Jaye L replied to Karen Maple's discussion Quilts for Vegas
"Here is another quilt made by a friend for Las Vegas: https://eveninginthegarden.wordpress.com/2017/10/11/wip-wednesday-everything/. It is not the pattern requested, but has the feel of it. For those of you (and me) who are not log cabin fans, this…"
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Quilts and pillowcases for Napa and Santa Rosa 6 Replies

At PIQF there were fliers about Happiness Is A Warm Quilt. They are seeking donations of bed-size quilts (nothing smaller) and pillowcases for children affected by the fires. You can find them on Facebook or contact…Continue

Started by Patti Schaffer in Challenges and donation quilts. Last reply by Karen Maple 13 hours ago.

Quilts for Vegas 7 Replies

The Las Vegas Modern Quilt Guild is requesting quilts for the many victims of the horrible massacre this week.  This drive is similar to the wonderful one put on by the Orlando quilt guild.…Continue

Started by Karen Maple in Challenges and donation quilts. Last reply by Jaye L on Friday.

Our Founder, Ruth, is having her baby soon! 2 Replies

Hello,We are planning on having a cake to wish Ruth all the best for the delivery of baby #2!!!!Some of you may not know that Ruth is the founder of our guild. Her dedication, knowledge, and skills have created the community that we have today.…Continue

Started by Gerre Davis in Events. Last reply by Gerre Davis on Thursday.

October Sew Day is Tomorrow, Oct. 7th! 1 Reply

Our next fun filled Sew Day is tomorrow Saturday, October 7th!Location: Grace Lutheran Church3149 Waverly Street, Palo Alto, CA 94306(Corner of Waverly and Loma Verde Street)10-4pmPlease bring:- Your name tag- Your sunny smiling self- Light…Continue

Started by Gerre Davis in Events. Last reply by Angela Obeso Oct 6.

THANKS! BAM Retreat 2017 3 Replies

Thank you all !!!Thanks to the retreat committee for a fabulous retreatThanks to the BAM members who were present and were enthusiastic about everythingThanks to the new friends I met and shared conversationsThanks to the old friends who I deepened…Continue

Started by Karen Maple in Events. Last reply by Anna Cadona Oct 2.

Visit The Granary this Weekend 2 Replies

Field trip: The Granary quilt shop will be open on Friday and Saturday and welcomes BAM members.   After identifying yourself as a Bay Area Modern Quilt Guild member, you’ll receive a goody bag and receive 15% discount on fabric, books, notions, and…Continue

Started by christina thorpe in Events. Last reply by christina thorpe Sep 29.

Follow the BAMQG retreat on Instagram 2 Replies

Hi if you can't make the retreat follow us on Instagram#BAM2017scrapattackContinue

Started by Nancy Arata in Challenges and donation quilts. Last reply by Jennifer Sherer Janisch Sep 28.

Call Out for Holiday Party Coordinator(s) 2 Replies

Hello,Can you believe it is getting to be time to start thinking about our holiday party???I'm asking for volunteers to help with the following:1) Gift Swap - we'll need to have the parameters by the Oct. meeting.2) Party Food - November meeting for…Continue

Started by Gerre Davis in Meetings. Last reply by Gerre Davis Sep 27.

Social Justice Sewing Academy 12 Replies

Hey everyone,I wanted to shine a spotlight on a group called the Social Justice Sewing Academy.I have been following them on Instagram and they are doing very exciting work.Their mission:"Founded in 2016, the Social Justice Sewing Academy is a…Continue

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Started by Rhonda Ludwico in Small Groups. Last reply by Karen Maple Sep 27.

Karen Foster Improv Abstraction Class 9.23.17 16 Replies

Hi all,We still have openings left for our class with Karen Foster (Capitola Quilter).Karen Foster- Improv Abstraction – Playing with Parts and PossibilitiesThis is a technique class that sets aside the need for perfection and predictability and…Continue

Started by amy macdonald in Events. Last reply by Gerre Davis Sep 27.

 
 
 

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