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Linda Lee's Sewing with Knits Workshop + Fashion Show

Linda Lee’s Sewing with Knits Workshop + Fashion Show

Plano Chapter of the American Sewing Guild presents Linda Lee’s Sewing with Knits Workshop Workshop Details: Date: Saturday, April 26, 2014 Time: 9 AM – 5 PM Location: Christ United Methodist, 3101 Coit Road, Plano, TX (open map) Cost: ASG...continue reading
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Winners of half priced workshop announced

A random drawing of all Plano ASG members as of April 6, 2014 produced two lucky winners! Cynthia Isley and Ozella Hailey will receive the option to purchase a seat at the April 26th Linda Lee workshop at only half price!  Just another benefit of membership!   There are still a few seats available, don’t...
Newsletter and Group Schedule online

Newsletter and Group Schedule online

The Plano TX Chapter newsletter for April – May- June has been posted. It can be downloaded here. You’ll need your Plano ASG password to get into the page (hint: 2 words, no break, no capitals). This edition of Material Issues has the following items: Membership Report Meet the President Support our Chapter by buying...
2014 ASG National Conference in St Louis

2014 ASG National Conference in St Louis

2014 ASG National Conference will take place in St Louis at the Arch, from Wednesday, July 23 to Monday, July 28. ASG Conference offers workshops, seminars and lectures in two-day, all-day, half-day, two-hour and 90-minute formats. Classes are tailored to every sewing interest and every level of sewing skill. The online registration begins TODAY. Check...
Meet Our Chapter President

Meet Our Chapter President

Our Chapter President Markita Gumble entered the challenge at ETA having to make three outfits for three different occasions (‘scenarios’) using patterns and fabrics given to her for the challenge.   Personal Information Name:  Markita Hall-Gumble City in which you live?  McKinney, TX At what age did you begin sewing and who taught you?  I...
The Origins of One's Personal Style

The Origins of One’s Personal Style

Sheryl sent me this video a while back, but I never got to posting it. It’s a speech from Lucinda from Sew Wrong.com about personal style. Her personal style started in high school, when she started wearing renaissance style dresses and corsets to school, but changed a lot over the years. She has some interesting...
Win a Craftsy class! (closed)

Win a Craftsy class! (closed)

Our website was chosen to give away a Craftsy sewing class!   Enter here to win a free Craftsy sewing class of your choice (the giveaway is now closed)   Just click the link and sign in with your Craftsy profile or register through Facebook/email sign up. This giveaway runs through Wednesday March 26th, 2014...
Beginner Freemotion Stitching

Beginner Freemotion Stitching

Following Maggie’s Table Topper / Table Runner Sew Along, I want to share this with some of you that might be new to freemotion stitching/quilting. Bernina has developed this little eBooklet (downloadable for free here) to try several beginner stitches techniques. At the end all the different exercises are combined in a little art book....
Week 6: Table Runner / Table Topper Sew Along

Week 6: Table Runner / Table Topper Sew Along

Binding your Quilt We are almost through with our project. All we have to do now is trim our quilt and bind it. Let’s Begin. 1. Trim your quilt. Line up your ruler with a straight line on your quilt and trim along the edge of the quilt. You will need to move your ruler...