UPCOMING EVENTS

February Meeting: 02/17/2018

Redwood City Library, Community Room

1044 Middlefield Road

Redwood City, CA 94063

1pm - 3:30pm Meeting

3:30 - 5pm Stay and Sew

March Sew Day 3/3/2018

Grace Lutheran Church

3149 Waverly Street

Palo Alto, CA 94306

10am -4pm

Latest Activity

christina thorpe posted a discussion

Pet Beds at Hopalong Rescue

Forgive the bad photos... Here are January’s pet beds at Hopalong Rescue. See More
3 hours ago
Karen Maple replied to Karen Maple's discussion Thomas Fire Block Drop off at Quiltcon
8 hours ago
Claire Felong replied to Karen Maple's discussion Thomas Fire Block Drop off at Quiltcon
"Karen, I couldn't find a block size or pattern on the site, do you have one? Color suggestions?"
8 hours ago
Nicki Mierzejewski replied to amy macdonald's discussion Denyse Schmidt POSSIBLE Quilt Class for December 2nd.
"Aptos is fine and free wheeling is my first choice."
19 hours ago
Cheryl Strong replied to amy macdonald's discussion Denyse Schmidt POSSIBLE Quilt Class for December 2nd.
"I ditto what joelle said. "
20 hours ago
Ruth Beeby replied to amy macdonald's discussion Denyse Schmidt POSSIBLE Quilt Class for December 2nd.
"Aptos is fine, hills is my class preference but I'd attend any of them. "
yesterday
Martha Cravens replied to amy macdonald's discussion Denyse Schmidt POSSIBLE Quilt Class for December 2nd.
"Sounds great! My pref would be: 1.  Free Wheeling Single Girl 2.  Hills n Hollers And I'm in for whatever -- sounds like fun!"
yesterday
Joelle Lambert replied to amy macdonald's discussion Denyse Schmidt POSSIBLE Quilt Class for December 2nd.
"I would be interested in free wheeling but would likely attend most anything she teaches hoping to absorb something. "
yesterday
 

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Welcome to Bay Area Modern! 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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Pet Beds at Hopalong Rescue

Forgive the bad photos... Here are January’s pet beds at Hopalong Rescue. …Continue

Started by christina thorpe in Challenges and donation quilts 3 hours ago.

Thomas Fire Block Drop off at Quiltcon 2 Replies

If anyone has made or plans to make any blocks for the Southern California fire victims, there will be a drop off booth at Quiltcon.If your not going to Quiltcon and have made some blocks, you can bring them to the next meeting and give them to me…Continue

Started by Karen Maple in Events. Last reply by Karen Maple 8 hours ago.

Denyse Schmidt POSSIBLE Quilt Class for December 2nd. 11 Replies

Hi Bammers!!We have the potential to add on a class with Denyse Schmidt with the South Bay Area Modern Guild the first weekend in December.They are having Denyse come teach an Advanced Improv Class on Dec 1 (Sat) and if we share expenses with them…Continue

Started by amy macdonald in Events. Last reply by Nicki Mierzejewski 19 hours ago.

Beginning Free Motion Quilting Class, Sat. March 24, from 10-3ish at Grace Lutheran Church 9 Replies

Free Motion Quilting Class-Want to learn FMQ or do you struggle with it? This is designed as a class to teach beginning FMQ or to help those who are still hesitant to dive in fully.When?:March 24, 10-3 (you may stay 'til 4 to practice if desired)…Continue

Started by Joelle Lambert in General Discussion and Misc. Last reply by amy macdonald yesterday.

Hand Stitch Small Group: Project - Embroidery Samplers 21 Replies

Ever wanted to learn to embroider (or practice what you know) without making a big commitment to a large project?  This might be your answer:  Dropcloth SamplersDropcloth is an Etsy Shop that sells embroidery samplers by Rebecca Ringquist.Check out…Continue

Started by Rhonda Ludwico in Small Groups. Last reply by Rhonda Ludwico on Thursday.

Quiltcon 2018 - First timers Guide 21 Replies

I will be attending Quiltcon for the first time next month. Please let me know your tips and tricks for maximizing the experience. Continue

Started by Nicki Mierzejewski in Events. Last reply by Jennifer Sherer Janisch on Wednesday.

Hand Stitch Small Group: Project - Social Justice Sewing Academy 8 Replies

The Hand Stitch Small Group is looking for people who are interested in embroidering blocks for the Social Justice Sewing Academy (SJSA).How to participate:Go to the SJSA website.  Click…Continue

Tags: Hand Stitching Small Group

Started by Rhonda Ludwico in Small Groups. Last reply by Rhonda Ludwico on Monday.

Iron recommendations? 3 Replies

I need an iron that puts out lots of steam and doesn't require the water to be drained after each use.  Here's the exclusions:Rowenta - Too expensive and leaked water like crazyOliso - Don't like sole plate that lifts off without pushing handlecheap…Continue

Started by Liz Clark in Quilty Questions and Tips. Last reply by Bonnie Thomas on Monday.

Does it matter how we classify it? 2 Replies

I love this. Is this an Art Quilt? Traditional Quilt? Can Modern Quilts tell a story? Does it matter except for quilt judging?What do you say?…Continue

Started by Gerre Davis in General Discussion and Misc. Last reply by Karen Maple Feb 9.

Quilts and Fashion 10 Replies

I found this an interesting read.  I'm not sure how I feel about it. On the one hand, I'm hoping that the quilts used to create fashion garments are messed up quilts that can't be rescued.On the other hand, it's fun to see quilts highlighted this…Continue

Started by Gerre Davis in General Discussion and Misc. Last reply by Gerre Davis Feb 8.

 
 
 

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President:  Gerre Davis

VP:  Mary Cravens & Amy MacDonald

Member at Large: Alison Schmidt

Treasurer: Nancy Arata

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email membership questions to: bamqgmembership@gmail.com

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