Interested in joining us? We’d love to have you!

As part of membership in the Silicon Valley MQG, you get access to…

Monthly Meetings via Zoom

  • Featuring Guest Speakers, such as
    • David Owens Hastings: Minimal Design, Maximum Impact
    • Allie McCrathen of Exhausted Octopus
    • Patricia Balyea: The Alluring World of Japanese Yukuta Prints
    • Audrey Essary: Getting Started with Hand-Dyed Fabrics 
    • Andrea Tsang Jackson:  Here and Elsewhere Bee (about a community quilt)
    • Linda Sullivan: Got Color?
    • Jennifer Sampou: Light your ombre fire

Other Monthly Events

  • Special Topic Thursdays:
    • Quilt Design and Layout
    • “How Do I Quilt This?” 
    • Group crafting projects
    • Free Motion Quilting with Rulers
    • Surface Printing on Fabric
    • Sewing Machine Maintenance
  • Small Group Meetings, for example
    • Bag Sew-along
    • UFO busters
    • Sustainable quilting
    • Quilt design

Workshops (~4/year) – Additional fees


Challenges & Swaps

Charity Activities

  • Quilt donations
  • Group projects


  • Online group Sew Days
  • Slack-based member groups

Annual Sewing Retreats – Virtual and In-person – Additional fees

In addition to the benefits of our guild, you also have access to…

The Modern Quilt Guild (MQG) Benefits

  • Quilt Patterns and Block Studies
  • Creative Webinars
    (Color Wheel Basics, Fabric Dying, Appliqué…)
  • “Fresh Quilting” technique classes
  • QuiltCon annual modern quilt show
    • Free show pass
    • Early registration and discounted classes
  • Fabric challenges and swaps

And on top of ALL of these lovely things, you get to hang out and share ideas with some awesome like-minded quilters, sewists, and makers too!

If we sound like a group you’d like to be a part of, please join us!