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
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 at the Redwood City Downtown Library 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.
What is Modern Quilting?
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
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
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
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
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
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.
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
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
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
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