Monday 26 September 2022

September 2022 Meeting Summary

September 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.
  • Welcome back in person and meet our new executive!
  • Plans for the 2022-23 Season
    • Meetings will be either in person/hybrid but could return to virtual only if needed.
    • Please be patient while we adjust to hybrid meetings.
    • Thank you to all members in person for wearing masks and your patience.
  • Blazer/Jacket Sewing Support Group!
    • More details to follow, will be in Oct/Nov.
  • Upcoming sew-ins
    • Members look at your e-mails for the sign up link!
    • Will start up again October 2.
  • Karrie & Shu-Tai from Skipped Stiches spoke to us all about vintage sewing machines!
    • Not a commercial repair shop. Focus is on maintenance circles and fixing up machines for donation. 
    • The slides are available here.
  • Sewing SOS

    • Question about using picot elastic for shirring and about adjusting a pattern when the shoulders are not sitting right.
  • Sew and Tell! and Pattern of the Month (#oggpom): 
    • Thank you all for sharing your Most Worn Summer 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 September's slides (and all of our past meetingshere!

Pattern of the Month for September:

Summer's OGGPOM is to Sew Your Birth Decade! Sew up something from a fabric or fabric from your decade or use a pattern with vintage roots that reflects what was popular in your birth decade! Don't worry, we won't check if it's the right decade ;).

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!