Election on December 3 – REPOST

[I am reposting this for those of you who were busy and missed it last week due to Thanksgiving festivities]We're going to vote for our 2012 officers during the December 3rd meeting. Mark your calendars now for Saturday, December 3rd. Don't miss out on this very special meeting.The list of potential officers will remain open [...]

By |2018-10-09T08:32:03+00:00November 30th, 2011|Categories: 2011|Tags: |1 Comment

Heirloom Challenge

The log cabin blocks for the Heirloom (Joel Dewberry) Challenge are due on December 3. Parameters are:12.5" blocksAny log cabin patternHeirloom int he Ruby colorway by Joel Dewberry fabricZen grey from Moda BellaAdd any other fabrics you wantPaid members picked up fabric at the last meeting, but you can still participate by buying your own [...]

By |2018-10-14T16:22:12+00:00November 28th, 2011|Categories: 2012|Tags: , |0 Comments

Charity Coordination

Deborah and Jennifer are the new Charity Coordinators for 2012. They are starting their work early with the following message: Hi fellow guild members- Deborah and Jennifer here! We are excited to be the guild's Charity Coordinators. Our mission is to raise awareness about the different charitable organizations in the Bay Area that are in [...]

By |2018-10-09T09:12:48+00:00November 26th, 2011|Categories: 2011|Tags: , |4 Comments

A-Z (A-B-C) Challenge

Make a block that starts with the letter 'F'. Some blocks which start with 'F' are:Fifty-Four Forty or Fight! (Quilter's Cache)Flight of Swallows (Around the Block)Flock of Geese (Around the Block)Flower Pot (Around the Block) - PDF Rotary Cutting Directions are available at: Artquiltmaker.com/blogFlying Geese (Around the Block)There are also a number of paper pieced [...]

By |2018-10-09T13:44:52+00:00November 25th, 2011|Categories: 2011|Tags: , |0 Comments

Election on December 3

We're going to vote for our 2012 officers during the December 3rd meeting. Mark your calendars now for Saturday, December 3rd. Don't miss out on this very special meeting.The list of potential officers will remain open up until we vote. If you're interested in being an officer, please contact Adrianne. The only requirement is that [...]

By |2018-10-09T08:31:53+00:00November 22nd, 2011|Categories: 2011|Tags: |0 Comments

I’m Sew New Here!

Hi, Bay Area MQG'ers! I am Alison Schmidt, and I've been living in the Bay area for 3 months and a day now.  I moved to Oakland for a new job (a dream job for me - I edit quilting books!) in the East Bay in August.  I am new to the Bay Area MQG, but [...]

By |2018-10-14T16:22:13+00:00November 15th, 2011|Categories: 2011|Tags: |4 Comments

Adrianne Represents BAMQG Well!!!

Adrianne of Little Bluebell, and our esteemed president, is being featured TODAY on the Modern Day Quilts blog.Adrianne created her quilt using the Jay McCarroll Habitat fabrics from the guild's recent Habitat challenge. This challenge was unveiled to wonderful reviews at our recent meeting. You can see photos of the meeting and read a bit [...]

By |2018-10-14T16:22:14+00:00November 9th, 2011|Categories: 2011|Tags: |3 Comments

November BAMQG Meeting Notes

We had a lot of business to do - discussion about officers for next year, ideas for events for next year, challenges for next year, the Habitat challenge, show and tell, etc. There will be a Sew Day in January. We have gotten the same time and location for our meetings for 2012.Mark your calendars [...]

By |2018-10-09T11:18:48+00:00November 7th, 2011|Categories: 2011|Tags: |1 Comment

Heirloom Block Challenge

Image Source: Joel DewberryOur last challenge of the year is the Heirloom Block Challenge. Create as many blocks as you want and we will raffle them to a lucky member (or two) during the December 3rd meeting. Maybe you will be the lucky winner!!   : )One block = one entry. There is no limit on the [...]

By |2018-10-14T16:22:14+00:00November 6th, 2011|Categories: 2011|Tags: |1 Comment

Many Hands Make Light Work

2011 was a huge year of growth for the Bay Area Modern Quilt Guild. We grew from nine members to over forty members, many of whom are active. We now average 5 new members every month!! Our president is so proud and excited of the guild we are building for modern quilters in the Bay [...]

By |2018-10-08T16:59:47+00:00November 4th, 2011|Categories: 2011|Tags: |0 Comments