Annoucing the Bay Area Modern Block of the Month

Back in December, we asked our members to fill out a quick survey on group quilting activities that they would like to do in 2013.  There was a very clear winner... Block of the Month!  Not just any Block of the Month, but an easy, fun, and modern one.  Mission accepted, guys!  Schedule:January:  Film stripFebruary:  [...]

By |2018-10-14T16:21:22-07:00January 16th, 2013|Categories: 2013|Tags: , |3 Comments

BAM Challenges 2012 Recap

By RuthWhere did the year go?  It really flew by.  This was a huge year for Bay Area Modern, full TONS of activities and events.  We started out the year with the Me, Me, Me (Echo) Challenge, a guild-sponsored selfish-sewing challenge using Lotta Jansdotters Echo line.  The projects were amazing!My favorites were probably the Storm [...]

By |2018-10-14T16:21:25-07:00December 3rd, 2012|Categories: 2012|Tags: |0 Comments

Pincushions Sent

Pincushions made by members of the Bay Area Modern Quilt GuildTop Row: Adrianne, Cheryl, Deborah, Peggy, AnnemarieMiddle Row: Michelle, Cynthia, Jaye, Buff, LizzieBottom Row: Kathy, Jen A., Rhonda, Jen J., KellyThese pincushions are on their way to Kansas City for a pincushion swap with fellow modern quilt guilds, Austin, Wichita, Indianapolis, Northern Virginia and Kansas [...]

By |2018-10-14T16:21:25-07:00November 25th, 2012|Categories: 2012|Tags: , , |1 Comment

A-B-C Challenge: Y & Z Blocks

The A-B-C Challenge is still going strong! Y & Z are our last block before we start sashing, setting, quilting and getting these quilts ready for the Fair. You can still join us, but you have to hurry! Bring your Y and Z blocks to the October meeting. The names of these blocks should start [...]

By |2018-10-09T13:43:32-07:00September 22nd, 2012|Categories: 2012|Tags: , |0 Comments

A-B-C Challenge: W & X Blocks

The A-B-C Challenge  is still going strong and we have just a few blocks left before we can start sashing, setting and quilting. You can still join us. ;-) Bring your W and X blocks to the September 8 meeting. Here are some ideas for your W & X blocks:W blocks:Wampum, 12" (Quilter's Cache, and [...]

By |2018-10-09T13:43:43-07:00August 17th, 2012|Categories: 2012|Tags: , |0 Comments

QuiltCon Block Challenge: Nearly Your Last Chance

 DEADLINE: August 15, 2012  August 15, 2012 August 15, 2012 August 15, 2012 August 15, 2012BAMQG is participating in the QuiltCon Block Challenge! The "challenge is to use the colors of the QuiltCon logo to make a quilt block that reflects what modern quilting means to you."These guidelines (from the original QuiltCon post) to follow [...]

By |2018-10-08T16:53:17-07:00August 10th, 2012|Categories: 2012|Tags: , , |0 Comments

QuiltCon Block Challenge: Deadline Approaching!

BAMQG, with Ruth as leader of this project,  is participating in the QuiltCon Block Challenge. The "challenge is to use the colors of the QuiltCon logo to make a quilt block that reflects what modern quilting means to you."These guidelines (from the original QuiltCon post) to follow when constructing and submitting your blocks:Blocks should be [...]

By |2018-10-08T16:53:57-07:00August 1st, 2012|Categories: 2012|Tags: , , |0 Comments

A-B-C Challenge: U & V Blocks

The A-B-C Challenge  is still going strong and we have just a few blocks left before we can start sashing, setting and quilting. you can still join us. Bring your U and V blocks to the August 4 meeting. These blocks should start with U & VU blocks:Underground Railroad (from Around the Block)Union (from Around [...]

By |2018-10-09T07:51:20-07:00July 21st, 2012|Categories: 2012|Tags: |1 Comment

BAMQG Block Deadline: Saturday!

Have you designed your block yet? Made it? The deadline is THIS Saturday.At the meeting!We want to see your creations.Like the QuiltCon Block Design Challenge, we are having a BAMQG Block Design Challenge.For the local challenge, we are asking you to duplicate your Quiltcon block submission in the Bay Area Modern colors of orange and [...]

By |2018-10-14T16:21:37-07:00July 5th, 2012|Categories: 2012|Tags: |0 Comments