Just a reminder to everyone that the East Bay Modern Quilt Guild meeting will be held at A Verb for Keeping Warm in Oakland, next to The Actual Cafe on the corner of San Pablo and Alcatraz. We have been generously offered space to meet there for the next three meetings (May, June, July 2013), … Continue reading New Meeting Location!
This is the last meeting that will be held at the New Pieces Quilt Shop! As a thank you to Sharona for hosting our meetings, we gifted a handmade sign to her shop to show how much we appreciate her store and her generosity in letting us hold our meetings there for the past years. Our … Continue reading Meeting Notes: April 2013
The month of February was quilt crazy! The East Bay Modern Quilt Guild’s second annual show, Stitch Modern, was a huge success. We hung the show again in the lovely Piedmont Center for the Arts and had so many wonderful quilts that we almost ran out of wall space! We started the month-long show with … Continue reading Stitch Modern 2013 Wrap Up
The East Bay Modern Quilt Guild is asking the question that everyone wants to know the answer to: What’s it like to be a fabric designer? On Saturday, February 9th, from 12:30-1:30 at the Piedmont Center for the Arts, please join us to find out the answer! We’ve lined up a crack team of local, … Continue reading Stitch Modern 2013 Event: Textile Design Panel Discussion and Q&A
After many months of our humble guild following me as I blindly stumbled through a leadership role, Stacey triumphantly returned home and took her rightful place as our leader. Her first order of business was asking me to take the meeting notes for the blog. Thanks for having faith in me and welcome back:) Sew, … Continue reading August Meeting – Welcome Back Stacey!!!
Sew, we had a lot of stuff to go over in this last meeting. I hope I got it all..let me know if I didn’t. 1. Our sew date went great:) The North Berkeley library is well lit and the staff is friendly. We hope everyone can join us for the next one on August … Continue reading July Meeting – A lot went on…
The East Bay Modern Quilt Guild is working on an exciting new challenge! Jan DiCintio of Daisy Janie organic fabrics sent us BOLTS of her lovely Shades of Grey organic cottons. They came one day after our monthly meeting (darn you, UPS!), so I had the pleasure of getting to cut it all up into … Continue reading The Daisy Janie Shades of Grey Organics Challenge
There has been talk at a couple of the previous meetings regarding an upcoming challenge using Daisy Janie’s organic fabric collection, Shades of Grey. Well, it’s ON! Fabric will be distributed at the next meeting, so you can get busy working over those loooong winter evenings to come. Maybe you want to enter your challenge … Continue reading Designers, start your engines!
I’m going to keep this post short and sweet and just hit the high points of the meeting. That way, I might actually this finished! To see more, check out the photos over on Flickr.* The big news is that EBMQ is having our first quilt show! The show will be held in Piedmont during … Continue reading East Bay Modern Quilt Guild Meeting Notes, October 2011
It used to be that I would get home from an EBMQ meeting and type up my notes right away. Or by the next morning, at the latest. Well…it’s been about 2 weeks now since our last meeting, and I’m just now getting around to getting the pictures and notes on the blog. Sorry!!! Even … Continue reading East Bay Modern Meeting Notes – August, 2011