UPCOMING EVENTS

October Sew Day  - Charity Sew Day

Saturday October 4, 2014 10am - 11pm

Los Altos Library

October Meeting

Saturday, October 18, 1:00 - 5:00

Redwood City library

November Sew Day 

November 1, 11:00 AM to 9:00 PM

November Meeting

November 15, 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM

at Redwood City library

December Meeting, Holiday Party & Sew Day!

Los Altos Library

December 6th, 2014

Open Sew: 11:00 AM to Midnight

Meeting & Holiday Party: 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM

Members

Latest Activity

Lyndalee Korn replied to Peggy Ludwico's discussion BAM Exhibit - Los Altos Library - December 2014
"Peg, I want to submit 2 quilts. I live in Los Altos so it would be a thrill to have my friends visit. I'm going to email my information to you tomorrow."
7 hours ago
kelly o replied to Michelle Boyd's discussion Setting a price for quilts
"The saqa.com website has a resources page with several articles about pricing (there are other, probably good articles, about other business-related issues).  I had already priced my quilt before finding this, but was very happy to know…"
11 hours ago
kelly o replied to Karen Maple's discussion Quilt Labels "contact details" -- Amish and general
"Erin, if you give me permission, I will put a temporary paper label on your quilt with your name, email address, and city."
15 hours ago
Erin Joy Metzler replied to Karen Maple's discussion Quilt Labels "contact details" -- Amish and general
"I have turned my quilt in already, but it does NOT have contact details on it.  I'm sorry.  I didn't see that requirement.  How do I go about rectifying this?  I'd hate to have that be a reason it wasn't…"
15 hours ago
Erin Joy Metzler replied to Peggy Ludwico's discussion Sew day - "Great Charity Race"
"Sounds fun, but birthday parties and soccer games take over my Saturdays!  Some day I'll come to a sew-day."
15 hours ago
Ruth Beeby replied to Peggy Ludwico's discussion Sew day - "Great Charity Race"
"I plan to be there with iced tea! "
20 hours ago
Cheryl Strong replied to Karen Maple's discussion Quilt Labels "contact details" -- Amish and general
"If "San Jose, Calif" is a contact detail, then my quilt is properly labeled. Otherwise, I am doing it the paper and pin way Kelly mentioned. And I may only use my email."
20 hours ago
Cheryl Strong replied to Peggy Ludwico's discussion Sew day - "Great Charity Race"
"sadly, I cannot join you!"
20 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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BAM Exhibit - Los Altos Library - December 2014 2 Replies

December 2014 we will exhibiting our "MOST MODERN" Quilts at the Los Altos Library 13 S. San Antonio Road, Los Altos.  There is no entry fee. The attached form contains the information needed.  If you have a quilt you would like to show please…Continue

Started by Peggy Ludwico in Challenges and donation quilts. Last reply by Lyndalee Korn 7 hours ago.

Setting a price for quilts 13 Replies

Since we have this opportunity to display modern Amish-inspired quilts at the San Jose Museum of Quilts and Textiles and offer those quilts for sale, I was wondering what a fair price for a quilt would be. I looked around online and found discussion…Continue

Tags: price, quilt, Amish

Started by Michelle Boyd in General Discussion and Misc. Last reply by kelly o 11 hours ago.

Quilt Labels "contact details" -- Amish and general 6 Replies

The Amish exhibit requests this in the entry form.  Its a bit confusing as there are two guidelines and then a "terms and conditions".Anyways, these words do exist:3. Each quilt must have a label with the quilt's name, the artist's name and contact…Continue

Started by Karen Maple in Events. Last reply by kelly o 15 hours ago.

Sew day - "Great Charity Race" 6 Replies

Date:Saturday, October 4, 2014Come to sew or join us in the "Great Charity Race".  We will have a small surprise for all "Race" participants and a goodie bags for the winning pair. 10 AM to 11 PM open sewNoon to 5:00 PM the "Great Charity Sew…Continue

Started by Peggy Ludwico in Challenges and donation quilts. Last reply by Erin Joy Metzler 15 hours ago.

Quilting in the Garden - Livermore, 9/26-27 36 Replies

Hi Gang!I remember there being scuttlebutt at the meeting about attending this as a group of us, so I thought I would post to help get the ball rolling. Quilting in the GardenPresented by Alden Lane Nursery and In Between StitchesSept. 27-28th, 9…Continue

Tags: In, Nursery, Between, Stitches, Livermore

Started by Amanda Materne in Events. Last reply by Joelle Lambert on Monday.

2015 Retreat Dates??? 14 Replies

Hey Folks!  We are starting to look at booking for the 2015 BAM retreat. If you know of any dates that SHOULD NOT be scheduled for the retreat please post them here. I am thinking of things like Quilt Market, other quilting retreats, Sew Down…Continue

Started by Ruth Beeby in Events. Last reply by Nicki Mierzejewski on Saturday.

Amish: The Modern Muse -- Call for Artists 36 Replies

Amish: The Modern MuseCall for EntriesLocation: San Jose Museum of Quilts and TextilesExhibition Concept:Three Bay Area Modern Quilts Guilds, East Bay Modern, Bay Area Modern and South Bay Area Modern, have been invited to participate in a new…Continue

Started by kelly o in Events. Last reply by kelly o on Saturday.

FYI: October 25, 26 Historical Quilts @ Sanchez Adobe.

On October 25-26, the Sanchez Adobe Docents present the Annual Quilt Show. The textiles shown are historic quilts from the San Mateo County Historical Association's collection and new ones made by the Sanchez Adobe Docents and members of the Mizpah…Continue

Started by Claire Felong in Events on Saturday.

Opportunity Quilt Block Guidelines 9 Replies

If you took home a fabric bundle from the last meeting, THANK YOU!  We look forward to the gorgeousness you will be making!  In case you forgot – there was so much to hear, and it went by pretty fast – here are the guidelines (and guildlines) for…Continue

Tags: October, 18, meeting, blocks, raffle

Started by Amanda Materne in Challenges and donation quilts. Last reply by Amanda Materne Sep 24.

Lazy Leaf Workshop Sunday Sept. 28

I'll be teaching a wall hanging with the Lazy Leaf block from my book,Carefree Quilts, at Scruffy Quilts in San Mateo from 12  - 5 PM. Check it out at www.scruffyquilts.com/classes.htmContinue

Started by Joy-Lily in General Discussion and Misc Sep 21.

 
 
 

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VP: Amanda Materne

Treasurer: Claire Felong

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