Monday, March 6, 2023

March 2023: Mend It March! With Elysha of


Since it's Mend It March we are so happy that Elysha from Worth Mending in KW has offered to come present to us on a variety of mending techniques!

They will also have demos on the Swift darning looms which they make & sell. Check out their website for info on the mending supplies they offer -- because they will also be bringing looms & various mending kits & supplies for sale at the meeting, too. Bring a friend who is curious about mending & spread the love of wardrobe maintenance!

Tuesday March 14 at 7 pm
St James Anglican Church (41 Mornington St, Upper Hall)

Visitors welcome, $5 at the door. Masks appreciated!

Monday, January 30, 2023

February 2023: A Virtual Meeting with Ruth Collins, aka @IthacaMaven


Have you been putting off sewing pants because of fear of fitting? This meeting is for you!

We are so lucky to have Ruth Collins, creator of the Top Down Center Out Pants Fitting Method speaking to us in February! We are hosting this meeting as A VIRTUAL ONLY MEETING to allow for a distance guest.
Members will be sent the Zoom link prior to the meeting. If you are a member and you're not sure we have your contact info, you can email to give it to us prior to Feb. 14. If you are not a paid up member but would like to attend, you can email the same email with your name and a $5 e-transfer to join us. Invite others to do the same if you know they'd also be interested in this timely topic!

It will be Tues Feb 14, 7 pm - 9 pm-ish on Zoom. All welcome, as noted above. Hope you see you all there!

Monday, January 2, 2023

January 2023: Leila Kelleher of Muna & Broad


Our next meeting is already next week! How time flies!
Join us for a wonderful visit by Leila Kelleher, of Muna & Broad. She'll be sharing how she started Muna & Broad, as well as some of the exciting things she's been getting up to lately 🙂
Tues Jan 10, 2023, 7 pm
St James Anglican, 41 Mornington, Upper Hall at top of ramp
All welcome, non-members $5 at door, masks are appreciated

Thursday, November 24, 2022

December 2022: Holiday Party & Annual Fabric/Pattern Swap


Our annual Swap Party is on! 

Bring fabric (clean and labelled for content and size if possible), patterns, and notions - all in good working order - to swap with others. We will have a short meeting, then break for swapping and snacking. If you'd like to contribute to the potluck table, please bring finger food only - sweets or savouries are welcome.

And don't forget to take your dishes and leftover swap items home again :) 
Masks are much appreciated indoors while you're not snacking.

Non-members are welcome to attend and check out the Guild -- $5 at the door for non-members

Monday, October 17, 2022

November 2022 Meeting: Meg Healy!


Looking forward to our visit from London's own Meg Healy! Learn more about her journey from Fanshawe to New York, from Burda Style to Sew News and beyond as she shares her varied experiences in the sewing world with us on November 8. 

The meeting will be held in the Upper Hall of St James Anglican Church, as usual (enter by ramp door on Hamilton St). Masks are appreciated indoors. 

All welcome, bring a friend :) 

Wednesday, October 12, 2022

October POM Challenge!

Photo by Merylove Art on Unsplash

What's our member's challenge this month? Since Fall is settling in, get stuck into your fall sewing by choosing to make something with an autumnal fabric -- corduroy, fleece, wool, flannel, sweater knit -- it's up to you. Make something that you can wear (or carry) to our November meeting!

Thursday, September 29, 2022

October 2022 Meeting: Drag Costuming with Edie Violet


October's meeting should be high-energy fun as Kyle Sherwin, aka Edie Violet, reveals his process for designing and creating drag outfits for himself and for his clients. Kyle will give us a quick background on drag performance, and will share his steps to create showstopper costuming. The presentation will be illustrated with a trunk show of gowns and headpieces he has created over the years. 

Join us for some fun and learning on Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2022, 7 pm. at the Upper Hall, St. James Anglican Church, 41 Mornington St.

Guests are welcome, $5 at the door. Masks are not mandatory but are appreciated indoors.