Wednesday 26 January 2022

January 2022 Meeting Summary


January 2022 Meeting Summary

If you weren't able to join us, please read on for a recap:
  • Updates
    • Meetings will remain virtual for the rest of the Season.
      • Hoping to have some in-person events.
      • Looking to find a new venue that would allow for a better AV setup for online/in person synchronous events. Email us ( is you have any recommendations.
      • Membership rates are now reduced for the rest of the season. Tell your friends!
    • Sew-ins have been scheduled again for January to March, check your e-mail for details! 
    • Planning has started for Frocktails! Let us know if you have any ideas for outdoor venues.
  • Malvary Cole of the Lace Maker's Guild ( to us about all the different types of lace and lacemaking!
    • Lace types: tatting, crochet, knitting, battenburg and more!
    • It has many uses! Insert it into other material, removable collars, jewelry.
    • She gave us a demonstration of bobbin lacemaking and the tools she uses.
  • Sewing SOS:
    • A member is looking for information on the Cheyenne Tunic (Hey June) button down view.  Wondering if it is much different from the Archer (Grainline Studio) and if anyone has a preference?
  • Pattern Sew and Tell! (#oggpom): 
    • Thank you all for sharing how you are planning for 2022!
    • 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 January's slides (and all of our past meetings) here!

Pattern of the Month for January:

January's OGGPOM is all about Sewing what you love!!  Make something in a fabric you love, with a pattern you love, for someone you love, whatever! Don't forget you can post about things you've already made to share too! No need to make new when sharing OGGPOMs.

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!