Monday 23 January 2023

January 2023 Meeting Summary


January 2023 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.
  • Opening Remarks
    • February's meeting will also be exclusively on-line!
    • Our membership fee for the rest of the season is now reduced!
  • Upcoming events and sew-ins
    • Members, check your e-mail for the Sunday afternoon winter sew-in registration link. 
    • Info has also gone out to members for the Jeans sewing support group!
  • Ruth Collins @ithicamaven taught us all about her Top Down Center Out pants fitting approach!
  • Sewing SOS
    • Leah asked for recommendations on setting snaps that work and don't rattle.
      • Suggestions were mainly that a big snap setting press was worth and and members shared their resources for one.
    • Kim asked for recommendations on a glue that didn't come apart when piecing PDF patterns
  • Sew and Tell!! and Pattern of the Month (#oggpom)
    • Thank you all for sharing your #DopamineDressing items and other makes.
    • Don't forget to use #oggpom for your OGGPOMs and #oggsewandtell on Instagram for other projects you would like to show off
You can find January's slides (and all of our past meetingshere!

Pattern of the Month for January

January's OGGPOM is SKIRTS! with a focus on skirts for winter in fabrics like wool, leather or quilted fabric!  
You can find inspiration on our Pinterest Board.

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!