Category Archives: Meeting Recap

Recaps of monthly Guild meetings

Sew and Tell (Sep 2016 Meeting)

Row 1 (left to right)

Nancy‘s dress is a Christine Haynes pattern made with reversible sweater fabric.
She actually made these shoes, hand-sewing the sole on with blanket stitch.
Suzanne draped sari fabric for a self-designed wedding dress, sewn over her own custom-boned corset.  (Sewn in the midst of pre-wedding festivities & milling guests.)

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20th Anniversary Meeting

In June, the Atlantic Sewing Guild celebrated its 20th anniversary with a show and tell of garments members had made in the past. Members were asked to bring whatever they liked from their sewing past to show. Below is a gallery of some of those garments.

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Pictures from Embellishment Challenge (Oct 2015 Meeting)

At our October meeting on October 13, 2015, members showed off embellishments they did to various garments and other things sewn. I took some pictures for the first time at our meetings, and, unfortunately, it kind of showed. I was adjusting on the fly as people presented animatedly in low light, then snapped some quick close-ups at break, also adjusting on the fly. The results weren’t great, and I apologize. However, I know what works now from the shots that turned out well. The next set should be much better but my apologies for messing up this set that had some great work by our members. Well done, everyone!