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Sewing can be a solitary activity. Though many of us connect via blogs and social media, getting together in person still has a special place.

Bay Area Sewists is a modern-day sewing circle, where we can meet in person and share inspiration and techniques, sew and shop for fabric together, swap patterns and fabric, and much more. The group was founded and organized by Meghan Hunt of Made by Meg in 2012. In January 2014, Chuleenan Svetvilas of C Sews became the group's organizer.

To join Bay Area Sewists, there is a 14-day trial period. After they you'll need to pay a $5 annual membership fee. The membership fee helps cover the fee Meetup charges to use its platform and other organizer expenses. Starting in September 1, 2016, everyone will need to pay the $5 membership fee to remain a member of the group. For more info, contact Chuleenan via the Meetup page.

You can also follow Bay Area Sewists on Twitter @BA_SewistsFacebook and Instagram (@bayareasewists) for meeting updates and news. Bay Area Sewists members can also join the private Facebook group

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    Dana Dana commented on Fitting Meetup!
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    "Fitting is one of my favorite things. Let me know if you need a fitting buddy."

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    Jennifer S. Jennifer S. commented on Fitting Meetup!
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    "Hi Everyone, If you missed the fit meetup or just want additional help with fittings, we have a drop-in class on Wednesday mornings from 10-noon (www.TheSew­ingRoomAlam­eda.com) for $40...."

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    Marilyn F. Marilyn F. commented on Fitting Meetup!
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    "very helpful, thanks! Dana you left before I got a chance to say thank you for help on my tops, so Thank You for helping me think them through!"

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    "Really productive day! Finally getting a clue on my rounded back / narrow shoulders / big tits conundrum"

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    Kate G. Kate G. commented on Fitting Meetup!
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    Kate G.

    "No me today. Very sick housemate trumps getting a proper fitting. Please put fee to good use on latte run for intrepid organizer. See you at the next meetup!"

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    Chuleenan Chuleenan commented on Fitting Meetup!
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    "Stonemounta­in got a big delivery of designer ends yesterday. Much of it will be discounted to $3.50/yard.­ :)"

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    Marilyn F. Marilyn F. commented on Fitting Meetup!
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    Marilyn F.

    "I'm looking for a scrap of wool 18 x 17 inches, if anyone who sees this has one they can spare. I don't have any wool right now, and I'd like to make a sewer'­s ham and sleeve roll. Thanks. If not, I'll go buy some. Worth a try!"

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    Melissa C. Melissa C. commented on Fitting Meetup!
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    Melissa C.

    "I will be bringing my travel friendly machine. Others can use it too."

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    Kristin G.

    "Sorry, but I will not be able to attend this event after all. :-("

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Founded Jan 10, 2012

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