Thursday 2 June 2022

May 2022 Meeting Summary


May 2022 Meeting Summary

If you weren't able to join us, please read on for a short recap. Members are welcome to request the full minutes by e-mail.
  • Updates
    • Meet the candidates!
      • Stephanie Houle as Social Media Manager
      • Renee Michienzi for Special Events Coordinator
        and events co-ordinators
      • E-mail with details on how to vote sent out May 19.
    • Sew-ins have been scheduled for May and June, check your e-mail for details! 
  • Speaker - Jonathan Wolford - Curatorial Director of the Fashion History Museum (
    • He spoke to us all about the museum, what he has collected and exhibited over the years.
  • Sewing SOS:
    • Questions about where to get pinking sheers sharpened and how to finish and how to end off a seam.
  • Pattern Sew and Tell! (#oggpom): 
    • Thank you all for sharing your Frocktails makes!
    • Congrats to our #OGGVirtualFrocktails2022 as well!
    • 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 May's slides (and all of our past meetingshere!

Pattern of the Month for May:

May's OGGPOM is to Bring Back That Past Trend! Make and share those flared pants, fanny pack, or woven hoodie!  Remember it doesn't have to be something you sewed this month, you are welcome to share any past makes!

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!