Thank You!

The end of my term as blog editor is here and Pam will be taking over for me in January.Thank you very much for reading and for your comments. I have enjoyed writing this blog and appreciated the interaction with readers.Happy New Year!Jaye

By |2018-10-08T14:59:32-08:00December 27th, 2017|Categories: 2017|Tags: , |1 Comment

San Jose Museum of Quilts & Textiles

Gerre, our fabulous president, recently met with Amanda Rawson, SJMQT Deputy Director, and Anna Bagarov, SJMQT Marketing Manager, at the San Jose Museum of Quilts and Textiles.  I was invited to meet with them to talk about how the guild might become more involved in mutual projects and events.  They are both enthusiastic about the [...]

By |2018-10-08T15:39:01-08:00April 12th, 2017|Categories: 2017|Tags: , , |0 Comments

vol·un·teer

vol·un·teerˌvälənˈtir/noun1.a person who freely offers to take part in an enterprise or undertake a task.synonyms:subject, participant, case, patient;informalguinea pig"each volunteer was tested three times"verb1.freely offer to do something."he volunteered for the job"Gift bag for outgoing VP Gerre, made by Kelly. Photo by Gerre Davis.According to the Corporation for National and Community Services, volunteering provides health benefits in addition [...]

By |2018-10-14T16:20:10-08:00February 9th, 2017|Categories: 2017|Tags: |0 Comments

Happy Sew Year!

by Kelly O! (president 2014-2015)Hello BAMmers!Shortly after our December meeting, it occurred to me that it really was my last meeting as president. And I realized that I had neglected some thank yous, some encouragements I wanted to offer, and some "wisdom" I wanted to impart. I also kicked myself for not having taken a [...]

By |2018-10-08T17:02:33-08:00January 1st, 2016|Categories: 2016|Tags: |0 Comments

PIQF Volunteers Needed!!

by Amanda Hello Everyone!PIQF (Pacific International Quilt Festival) is coming up quickly - October 15-18th at the Santa Clara County Convention Center.  It runs from 9-6 Thursday, Friday, and Saturday, and from 9-3 on Sunday. As you all hopefully know, we are displaying our Opportunity Quilt at PIQF and are trying to raise money for the guild [...]

By |2018-10-14T16:20:52-08:00October 2nd, 2015|Categories: 2015|Tags: , , |0 Comments

PIQF Help Needed!!

Hello All!PIQF (Pacific International Quilt Festival) is coming up in October from the 15th - 18th at the Santa Clara County Convention Center (10am - 6pm Thursday, Friday, and Saturday, and 9am - 3pm on Sunday).  The BAMQG will be showing our Opportunity Quilt there and selling raffle tickets.  Please see the post on the Ning [...]

By |2018-10-08T16:33:08-08:00August 24th, 2015|Categories: 2015|Tags: , |0 Comments

Setting up the Quilt Show

BAMQG has three bays at the Santa Clara Valley Quilt Association 40th Anniversary Show and a group of us went to help set up on Friday.This show is held in the same location as PIQF, but in a different hall (I think). I went late, but got there in time to help finish hanging the [...]

By |2018-10-08T16:26:04-08:00March 17th, 2015|Categories: 2015|Tags: , |0 Comments

Social Media Chair NEEDED!!!

Your guild needs YOU!!!!One of the jobs that is fundamental to the guild (and all modern groups) is the Social Media Chair. The social media chair oversees the online side of the guild - including the blog, forum, and Flickr. The forum administrator, blog content contributors, meeting notetaker, and photographer report to the social media [...]

By |2018-10-08T18:57:25-08:00April 10th, 2013|Categories: 2013|Tags: |0 Comments