Meetup #2!

front row, left to right: me, Ali, Jessica, Megan, Cassandra, Liz
back row: Chuleenan, Sara, Jana, Loran, Sarah, Leah, Daiyo, Kelina, Allison, Veronica

This weekend was our second Bay Area Sewists Meetup of the year. Chuleenan hosted another great event, this time involving a fabric swap. And GUYS, I've been hoarding fabric for a swap for months!

On Saturday, I dragged my two bins of fabric to the Berkeley Public Library, and came home with only one bin. I consider that a success! And I saved myself a good chunk of change by not joining the group at Stone Mountain afterwards. Another win!


I loved seeing some of the same people from last time, and we were joined by a few new faces. Sometimes I got so distracted chatting that I almost forgot to grab my fabrics.

Sara took home the remnants from my flower pants, and Loran got a few yards of some green silk that I had lying around, hinting something about the Mad Men Challenge. I can't wait to see what they make! And Jana, who snagged some of my old wallpaper fabric, has already made a bag!

Loran and her green silk

Megan's fabric finds

Sarah's going to make a "wearable muslin" - our inside joke of the day

Veronica's find

If you haven't joined us yet, next month is a show and tell and tour of fabric and lace shop Lacis!

5 comments:

  1. Hearing what everyone was going to do with their fabric was such fun. Thanks for the wallpaper fabric, Meg, and the great pics!

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  2. I had such a good time meeting everyone. I'm still trying to figure out what to do with the floral scrap - it's so pretty! All my favorite colors.

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  3. I cant wait to show up next month in my fashion forward "wearable muslin". Thanks for the great candid photo!

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  4. Great photos, Meg! And thanks so much for coming early to help set up. I'm going to have to steal your group photo if I ever a moment to post about it. It was a lot of fun.

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