May 2016 Meeting and fundraiser RAFFLE!

Saturday, May 21, 1-5pm

Redwood City Library, Downtown location

1044 Middlefield Road
Redwood City, CA 94063


Latest Activity

Michelle S replied to Ruth Beeby's discussion Fundraiser Raffle coming in May!
"Thanks, Ruth, for setting up this great fundraiser! I'm SO grateful for that iron as my previous one died at the end of last year leaving me with only a 5" mini iron! (that explains why I've mainly worked on 'adding to the…"
Michelle S commented on Anna Lapid's photo

BAMQG May 2016

"Anna, nice closeup of Joelle's fabulous Small World!"
Angela Obeso replied to Angela Obeso's discussion Latifah Saafir Molehills Workshop
"I just updated the post with the confirmed location of this workshop - the Mountain View Community Center on Rengstorff.  See the updated post with the details."
Anna Lapid posted photos
Anna Lapid posted photos
Alison Schmidt replied to Michelle Boyd's discussion Kona cotton sale
"Thanks, Michelle! See you later!"
May 21
Michelle S replied to Michelle S's discussion CLUB FREE IRR: "Yes, and..." Improv Round Robin
"With this post, I'm up to date on all the Conversations I've had this year. Here is Lizzie's start and one addition (by Marilyn?) And I don't know if I wanted to catch her up or if I just needed Improv Therapy, because my add…"
May 20
Michelle S replied to Cheryl Strong's discussion Club Mod, IRR
"Still catching up... I also worked on Cheryl's in March. This is what I received: And here is my let's-just-wing-it-around-that-white-corner add in the upper right: "
May 20

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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 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.

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Fundraiser Raffle coming in May! 7 Replies

Goal: --To have fun and make a few extra $$ for the guild; which will go towards charity, speaker's fees, etc. Tickets: 3 for $1 Donations: --Donations should be things that you would like to win.  We appreciate all types of items; both…Continue

Started by Ruth Beeby in Events. Last reply by Michelle S on Wednesday.

Latifah Saafir Molehills Workshop 13 Replies

Updated - with location:  BAM is super excited to have one of the co-founders of the Modern Quilt Guild, Latifah Saafir, come to the bay area to give us a workshop on her Molehills quilt.  Tackle curved piecing and learn a relaxed version of…Continue

Tags: curves, MQG, Saafir, Latifah, workshop

Started by Angela Obeso in Events. Last reply by Angela Obeso on Monday.

Single paper piecing

The tutorial for single paper piecing is on Instagram (#singlepaperpiecingtutorial) but you can look at it in a Web browser if you don't have an account:…Continue

Started by Ruth Beeby in Challenges and donation quilts May 21.

Kona cotton sale 6 Replies

Hi all,I was in my local Beverly's yesterday and Trudy, who does the ordering for the fabric, told me that her Kona solids will be on sale for the month of March. They are under $6 per yard. She has 40 or so feet of shelf space dedicated to the Kona…Continue

Tags: Sale

Started by Michelle Boyd in Events. Last reply by Alison Schmidt May 21.

CLUB FREE IRR: "Yes, and..." Improv Round Robin 38 Replies

This thread is for members of Club Free IRR, one of three clubs exploring Sherri Lynn Wood's "yes, and..." Improve Round Robin,  (non-members, please feel free to thoughtfully join the online discussions).Start date: September 19, 2015 BAMQG…Continue

Tags: improv

Started by Michelle S in Small Groups. Last reply by Michelle S May 20.

Club Mod, IRR 32 Replies

Our club had had some attrition; thus we are now a solid 4: Cheryl, Angela, Michelle-Nicholle, Ruth. No worries- we will produce great and wonderful things! I am posting my start, Angela's work in progress with my add, and Ruth's work in progress…Continue

Tags: improv

Started by Cheryl Strong in Small Groups. Last reply by Michelle S May 20.


This thread is for members of Club Doodle... one of the three 'clubs' who are doing the "yes, and" Improve Round Robin we kicked off last weekend, plus any one else curious about what we're doing.I thought we might be able to use this space to…Continue

Tags: improv

Started by Jennifer Sherer Janisch in Small Groups. Last reply by Michelle S May 20.

Fabric Needed for the animals! 20 Replies

Hi All -As most of you know, I work at a 24-7 emergency veterinary clinic.  Therefore, we have an ICU and surgery area with lots of cat and dog cages.  My manager has tasked me with the assignment (I know, what was I thinking when I said yes? :)) of…Continue

Tags: cats, veterinary, dogs, donate, donation

Started by Amanda Materne in Challenges and donation quilts. Last reply by Amanda Materne May 18.

Charity Quilts for Families Displaced by Sunnyvale Apt Fire 1 Reply

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 Michelle Boyd May 18.

For Sale: Singer 401a & request

Greetings Quilting Friends!As I'm making quilts for the Sunnyvale Fire Victims, I decided to raise monies to buy batting and necessary materials by selling my sweet Singer 401a in a built-in cabinet.It looks like this one:…Continue

Tags: machine, sewing

Started by Michelle S in Marketplace May 18.




President for a Day Coordinator: Ruth Beeby

VP: Gerre Davis & Lynette Bartel

Treasurer: Claire Felong

Membership Coordinator: Annemarie Quevedo

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Charity coordinator: Peggy Ludwico & Michelle Boyd

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