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About Us

Finding Inspiration in Every Turn

Our purpose is to develop and encourage modern quilting through a variety of ways such as educational opportunities in classes, sharing of information, work with sister guilds, hosting retreats and charity work.


We are a 501c3 non-profit organization.

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Our Story

Encompassing the Santa Cruz and Monterey County regions, the South Bay Area Modern Quilt Guild was founded in September of 2011. We are a local chapter of the national Modern Quilt Guild, host of QuiltCon

Meet The Board

2024 Board (left to right):

Lori Green - Treasurer

Laura Ryle - Secretary

Heidi Mackessy - Vice President

Pat Goulet - President

Contact Info

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