Use for posts written in 2011

Member Spotlight: Adrianne Ove

Adrianne OveName Adrianne Ove In what city do you live? San Jose, Ca How long have you been making quilts? About 4 years How and where did you learn to quilt? I’m self taught through books, blogs, and tutorials. Who inspired you to get started? I was reading creative blogs like Wee Wonderfuls, House on [...]

By |2018-10-09T13:36:27-08:00December 10th, 2011|Categories: 2011|Tags: |8 Comments

Charity Project Update

Wow!We are so excited about the amount of interest we received for our new charity quilting program!Thank you for all who donated orphan blocks, scraps, batting and yardage at Saturday’s meeting. All of it is greatly appreciated and will be used to, hopefully, brighten the day of someone in need. We will have a bin [...]

By |2018-10-09T09:11:57-08:00December 9th, 2011|Categories: 2011|Tags: |2 Comments

December Meeting Notes

ElectionsThe "new" officers are:President: AdrianneVP: KathleenSecretary: AmandaTreasurer: SaraThank you very much to Ruth, founder and 2011 Secretary, who will be leaving the board and taking over the challenge coordinator position.Thank you to everyone who ran for office.December Secret SwapSecret Swappers really did a nice job on the gifts they made. Very high quality sewing, gorgeous [...]

By |2018-10-14T16:22:11-08:00December 5th, 2011|Categories: 2011|Tags: , |0 Comments

UPDATE: Dec. 3rd Meeting Info

Hi, Adrianne here.  Just popping in with the latest meeting information.  For those of you bringing your sewing projects, please keep in mind that the meeting half is quite full.  There will be time to sew, but it will be less than the usual two hours.We've added signups for the first annual BAMQG Retreat to [...]

By |2018-10-09T09:45:16-08:00December 2nd, 2011|Categories: 2011|Tags: |0 Comments

Last 2011 Meeting

What a great year for the our group! The Executive Team did a fabulous job growing our group and designing programs. We are starting to develop traditions and friendships. We are looking forward to a great year in 2012.As usual, the agenda for tomorrow's meeting is full:Date: 12/3/2011Time: 1pm-5pmWhere: Redwood City Public Library: 1044 Middlefield [...]

By |2018-10-09T11:18:32-08:00December 2nd, 2011|Categories: 2011|Tags: |1 Comment

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 |2018-10-09T08:32:03-08:00November 30th, 2011|Categories: 2011|Tags: |1 Comment

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 |2018-10-09T09:12:48-08:00November 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 |2018-10-09T13:44:52-08:00November 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 |2018-10-09T08:31:53-08:00November 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 |2018-10-14T16:22:13-08:00November 15th, 2011|Categories: 2011|Tags: |4 Comments