UPCOMING EVENTS

September Meeting

Saturday, September 19th, 2015

1 pm to 5 pm

Speaker: Stacey Sharman

Downtown Redwood City Library

Latest Activity

Cynthia replied to Angela Obeso's discussion 2016 BAM Board Positions - Your Guild Needs YOU!
"Karen -- I really enjoy your talks, but does this mean that we won't have any of the challenges sponsored by the fabric manufacturers for three more years? Or no chance of a brown-paper-bag type challenge for as long? Couldn't we lighten…"
2 hours ago
Cynthia replied to Angela Obeso's discussion 2016 BAM Board Positions - Your Guild Needs YOU!
"I heard that someone has volunteered to head up the retreat. I'm thinking I'd like to participate in the retreat committee again, but would like to speak to that person first. Could someone contact me with this information?"
3 hours ago
Cynthia replied to Joelle Lambert's discussion Holiday Swap/Gift exchange
"Forgive me for being dense, but is it too late to sign up to participate in the holiday swap?"
3 hours ago
Michelle S replied to Alison Schmidt's discussion Deadline to enter quilts in PIQF is Tuesday, September 1st, midnite CDT
"Thanks for the inspiration to enter!"
4 hours ago
Angela Obeso replied to Angela Obeso's discussion Sherri Lynn Wood Workshop
"Hi everyone, I need email addresses for a few people who are signed up for the workshop.  If you are one of the following people, please message me here on Ning with your contact info so I can get in touch with updates and additional…"
16 hours ago
Nicki Mierzejewski replied to Alison Schmidt's discussion Deadline to enter quilts in PIQF is Tuesday, September 1st, midnite CDT
"Done! Anyone else entering a quilt? I ignored the request to relate my quilt inspiration to mid-century modern. Hope that doesn't disqualify me. ;)"
yesterday
Jennifer Sherer Janisch replied to Cheryl Strong's discussion The "Yes, And" Improv Round Robin (IRR)
"Just to clarify... do we bring our starter or make our starter in the 20 minute session at the Sept meeting?"
Monday
Jennifer Sherer Janisch replied to Cheryl Strong's discussion The "Yes, And" Improv Round Robin (IRR)
"I recommend taking your Sherri Lynn Wood book to Kinko's or similar and have them chop off the book binding and replace it with spiral binding. This way you can lay your book flat for easy reference. I did this to some of my other quilting…"
Monday
 

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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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2016 BAM Board Positions - Your Guild Needs YOU! 7 Replies

Hi All!It's that time again - volunteering for roles and having elections if necessary.  BAM NEEDS YOU!  Please consider volunteering for a position, or even "co-volunteering" - sharing the load with someone else.  Below are the listed roles - let…Continue

Tags: volunteering, volunteer, board, 2016

Started by Angela Obeso in General Discussion and Misc. Last reply by Cynthia 2 hours ago.

Holiday Swap/Gift exchange 6 Replies

For those who want ideas for small items they might enjoy giving and receiving at the gift exchange, here is a list of a few items with some links. Joy-Lily gave a run down of the event at the last meeting and I am sure will be posting details in…Continue

Tags: exchange, gift, Holiday

Started by Joelle Lambert in General Discussion and Misc. Last reply by Cynthia 3 hours ago.

Deadline to enter quilts in PIQF is Tuesday, September 1st, midnite CDT 6 Replies

Here's all the info you need:http://quiltfestpiqfentry.com/Midnite CDT is 10 pm here. Good luck!Continue

Tags: PIQF

Started by Alison Schmidt in Events. Last reply by Michelle S 4 hours ago.

Sherri Lynn Wood Workshop 5 Replies

After that fantastic talk at our last meeting, we are all excited to try out the scores from Sherri's book, so we are having a workshop with her!!!  Here are the details:…Continue

Tags: improv, workshop, Wood, Lynn, Sherri

Started by Angela Obeso in Events. Last reply by Angela Obeso 16 hours ago.

The "Yes, And" Improv Round Robin (IRR) 19 Replies

The "Yes, And" Improv Round Robin (IRR)Taking what someone else has given to you, and adding on- conversation style. We are modifying this to fit into a once-a-month exchange round robin for the guild rather than the one day workshop as described in…Continue

Tags: robin, round, improv

Started by Cheryl Strong in Small Groups. Last reply by Jennifer Sherer Janisch on Monday.

Low Volume Fabric - ¿Modern? Challenge Series #2 1 Reply

Hi everyone,I'm Karen the Challenge Coordinator.  At the August meeting, I gave a presentation covering the second topic of a multi-year ¿Modern? challenge series.This challenge we are looking at low volume fabric.  We discussed in the meeting…Continue

Started by Karen Maple in Challenges and donation quilts. Last reply by Angela Obeso Aug 26.

PIQF VOLUNTEERING - WE NEED YOU!! AND YOU COULD WIN A PRIZE! 8 Replies

Hello All!It's that time again - we luckily got a booth to display the Opportunity Quilt and sell tickets at PIQF (Pacific International Quilt Festival) at the Santa Clara County Convention Center from October 15-18th this year!  Mancuso, the group…Continue

Tags: Volunteering, Prizes, PIQF, Tickets, Quilt

Started by Amanda Materne in Events. Last reply by Amanda Materne Aug 25.

2015 BAM Guild Positions - WE NEED YOU! :) 23 Replies

Hi All!It's that time again - volunteering for roles and having elections if necessary.  BAM NEEDS YOU!  Please consider volunteering for a position, or even "co-volunteering" - sharing the load with someone else.  Below are the listed roles - let…Continue

Tags: volunteering, elections, positions, Guild

Started by Amanda Materne in Meetings. Last reply by Jennifer Sherer Janisch Aug 19.

California Quilt Trails

A recent FB post from a friend was about the Quilt Trails of Tennessee where they place painted quilt squares on highly visible barns and buildings. Some sleuthing revealed that we have some in California as well:Lake County (around Clearlake): …Continue

Started by Claire Felong in Challenges and donation quilts Aug 19.

Parking App At Redwood City Library -- Review 1 Star 3 Replies

As you all know the redwood city parking machines are really slow.  So for the last few months I have been trying to the app "pay by phone".  The app is not worth the trouble, here are the problems I encountered.1.  Twice with full bars on my…Continue

Started by Karen Maple in Challenges and donation quilts. Last reply by Patti Schaffer Aug 17.

 
 
 

BAY AREA MODERN

2015 OFFICERS

President: Kelly Orr

VP: Angela Obeso & Cheryl Strong

Treasurer: Claire Felong

Membership Coordinator: Alison Schmidt

email membership questions to:  bamqgmembership@gmail.com

MQG Liason: Mike Lawrence

Charity coordinator: Peggy Ludwico & Michelle Boyd

Sew Day Coordinator: Peggy Ludwico

Retreat Coordinator: Rhonda Ludwico

Swap Coordinator: Joy-Lily

Opportunity Quilt Chair: Amanda Materne

Photographer: Jennifer Janisch & Helen Hansma

Meeting Secretary: Nicki M., Jaye L.

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