Friday 6 May 2022

April 2022 Meeting Summary


April 2022 Meeting Summary

If you weren't able to join us, please read on for a recap:
  • Updates
    • Exec committee - need new social media and events co-ordinators
      • Descriptions for the positions can be found on the website
    • Sew-ins have been scheduled for May and June, check your e-mail for details! 
      • Remember to check you junk mail for the links once you've signed up.
  • Speakers - Gillian (@craftingarainbow) and our own Renee ( spoke to us about Camera Confidence!
    • Everyone deserves to look and feel great
    • Have several go to poses, Have tried and true locations
    • Experiment! Use a try tripod
    • Look for light and think about the intention of your photo (focus on the fabric, overall outfit, etc) 
  • Sewing SOS:
    • How to reinforce seam in pants to avoid them coming apart inn brocade
      • Suggestion to use some thin stay tape or selvedge on either side of the seam
  • Pattern Sew and Tell! (#oggpom): 
    • Thank you all for sharing your previous makes!
    • Don't forget to use #oggpom for your OGGPOMs and #oggsewandtell on Instagram for other projects you would like to show! You can also share pictures in the Facebook group to be included at the end of the meetings.
You can find April's slides (and all of our past meetingshere!

Pattern of the Month for April:

April's OGGPOM is to share your Frocktails inspired outfit!! Share what you wore to the event, or what you would have worn! Doesn't need to be something new!

You are welcome to sew for yourself, a family member, a friend, or whoever you would like!  Remember to post your makes in our Facebook group, or on Instagram using #OGGPOM so we can see what you're up to!