Monday 20 March 2023

March 2023 Meeting Summary

March 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
    • Happy 5th Anniversary to the Guild!!!!
    • April's meeting with be virtual only
  • Upcoming events and sew-ins
    • Spring Sew-ins sign-up will go out shortly to members!  back to Thursdays/Sundays for April/May/June
    • Stay tuned for details on an OGG Hosted Fabric Sale! - Sunday May 28
    • June AGM will feature a handmade clothing swap!
    • Frocktails planning is starting - Planning for Late Sept/Early Oct - Looking for volunteers for the committee!
  • Erica of Sacred Tree Sewing spoke to us all about making the Indigenous regalia for everyday life and ceremonies!
    • We loved hearing about how passionate she is to share her work and journey and how she was able to reclaim her culture through her work, building on her background in costume design.
  • Sewing SOS
    • Don't forget to send along your SOS for next month!
  • Sew and Tell!! and Pattern of the Month (#oggpom)
    • Thank you all for sharing your JEANS! you made through our Jeans sewing support group and all your other awesome 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 March's slides (and all of our past meetingshere!


Pattern of the Month for March

March's OGGPOM is SPRING! Sewing something in bright colours, florals, stripes, whatever reminds you of SPRING! Help yourself get out of what has been the darkest winter in decades!

Remember to post your makes in our Facebook group, or on Instagram using #OGGPOM so we can see what you're up to!