May Meeting Prep

We have a meeting coming up this Saturday, May 5, 2012 and we hope you will all make it.  As always, we will have the meeting between 1-3pm and open sewing from 3-5pm.Logistics and Particulars DATE: Saturday, May 5, 2012 TIME: 1pm-5pmLOCATION: Redwood City Public Library, Main BranchAgendaWe have another great meeting planned.(NOTE: this agenda [...]

By |2018-10-09T09:44:16+00:00April 30th, 2012|Categories: 2012|Tags: |0 Comments

BAMQG Views Quilt National Exhibit

By Angela O.On Saturday, April 14th, a group of BAMQG-ers who weren't cramming to get their taxes done spent a great day admiring quilts and getting to know each other better at the BAMQG field trip to the San Jose Museum of Quilts & Textiles Quilt National 2011 exhibit and after party at Rhonda's (our demo [...]

By |2018-10-14T16:21:46+00:00April 23rd, 2012|Categories: 2012|Tags: |0 Comments

A-B-C Challenge: O & P

Remember the A-B-C Challenge? It is still going strong and in the home stretch! Bring your ABC Blocks for May to the meeting. These blocks should start with O & PSome examples of O blocks are:Ohio Star gives good practice with quarter square triangles. Old Maid's Puzzle creates some interesting secondary designs when a number [...]

By |2018-10-09T13:44:08+00:00April 22nd, 2012|Categories: 2012|Tags: , |0 Comments

Featured Photos

Adrianne & Amanda with Be Square Challenge BlocksI was perusing the member forum and saw this wonderful picture of our president and secretary. Ruth has created a space of Featured Photos on the forum, which is where I found this photo. If you are a paid member, you can see this wonderful group of photos [...]

By |2018-10-14T16:21:46+00:00April 19th, 2012|Categories: 2012|Tags: |2 Comments

Remember Sew Day April 21

The upcoming Sew Day is near. If you haven't RSVPed, talk to Diana or check the forum.When: Saturday, April 21 10am-10pmWhere: Los Altos LibraryMap:  http://g.co/maps/kvpktAddress: 13 S. San Antonio Road, Los Altos, California, 94022Diana will be polling on the Forum for people to bring the following items to share:IronsIroning BoardsDesign WallsLight Snacks Most people should [...]

By |2018-10-09T09:23:59+00:00April 18th, 2012|Categories: 2012|Tags: |0 Comments

Sew Night – March 23 Report

We had our first sew night, and second sewing event on Friday, March23 from 5-11pm.4 people had arrived by 5:30, and 13 tables were set up shortlythereafter!  The library has new tables, some of which have pop-upoutlets in the table.  Handy, if you forgot your extension cord.  Wehad 4 ironing stations set up, and a [...]

By |2018-10-09T09:24:15+00:00April 12th, 2012|Categories: 2012|Tags: |0 Comments

Q2 Charity Block – New Pattern! New Inspiration!

The guild's fabulous Charity Coordinators have rolled out a new pattern for charity blocks for Q2: String blocks. This post was originally posted on the forum.String blocks are a wonderful way to use up scraps.  We will be making quilts from 2 types of string blocks, paper foundation pieced and quilt-as-you-go. There are many paper foundation [...]

By |2018-10-09T09:11:08+00:00April 10th, 2012|Categories: 2012|Tags: , |2 Comments

April Meeting Report

The meeting was Saturday and we flew solo, as our fearless leader, Adrianne, was down with some dread illness. It must have been bad to keep her away.A-B-C ChallengeWe had another reveal of the A-B-C Challenge blocks and, again, they were were fabulous. Because of the missed March meeting, we had 4 blocks due: K, [...]

By |2018-10-14T16:21:49+00:00April 9th, 2012|Categories: 2012|Tags: |0 Comments

Meeting tomorrow!!!

We have a meeting coming up tomorrow, Saturday, April 7, 2012! We hope to see you all there.  As always, we will have the meeting between 1-3pm and open sewing from 3-5pm.Logistics and Particulars DATE: Saturday, April 7th (TOMORROW!)TIME: 1pm-5pmLOCATION: Redwood City Public Library, Main BranchAgendaWe have another great meeting planned. QuiltconRetreat RecapQuilt National TourNew [...]

By |2018-10-09T09:44:54+00:00April 6th, 2012|Categories: 2012|Tags: |0 Comments

Retreat Report Day 3

Sunday:  A Race to the Finish!Our sewing engines revved bright and early on Sunday morning, as we all raced to the finish for the Final Show and Tell of the retreat.  Every little bee was busy sewing squares together, quilting tops, or putting on binding in preparation for the finish line.  We didn’t even take [...]

By |2018-10-14T16:21:57+00:00April 5th, 2012|Categories: 2012|Tags: |1 Comment