At the December Sew Day/Party/Meeting I forgot to share my 2017 spreadsheet at Show and Tell. I know you all missed it terribly, so here is my summary. IN YARDS jan feb mar apr may june july aug sept oct nov dec YEAR IN TOTAL difference 24.75 -10.75 -5 7.5 -1 -5.25 4 13.75 -2 [...]
by Erin M.It's happening again: the annual BAMQ Destash party will be May 20th at our meeting. Come one, come all, It's really fun!Details:It’s spring cleaning time in your sewing room, craft drawers, and quilty bookshelf. Bring along the items that you no longer need. Bring as much as you like but at least a [...]
At the December Sew Day/Party/Meeting I shared my spreadsheet at Show and Tell.Cheryl's Spreadsheet of incoming fabric for 2016 - she uses this to keep track of recent purchases, with the intent of keeping a zero-balance of incoming/outgoing fabric. Photo by Diana Lubliner.Although this may not be everyone's idea of a good time, I wanted [...]
Ruth gave us a presentation about her use and management of scraps. She called it Scrap Magic. She talked about her system of scrap organization.Scraps can be better used if they are organized. Everyone's organization system will be different and personal to themShe uses scraps as soon as she is done with the quilt so [...]
Check your email account and/or the MQG website for information about the QuiltCon 2016 Michael Miller fabric challenge. Register now, and if you sign up while there's still challenge fabric available, you could receive a bundle of the challenge fabric! Go! Now! Hope to see you at next week's meeting!!
by KathleenIT'S TIME FOR A WONDERFUL MODERN QUILT SHOP AND JULIE DUECK IS MAKING IT HAPPEN!It is really happening! Julie is opening her brick and mortar quilt shop and we are all invited to share in her amazing new adventure.Here's the details:The shop is located at: 1709 S. Main St., Milpitas, CA 95035 Her hours of [...]