(Not Just ) Plano Chapter

Love to sew? Want techniques and inspiration? Meet others at the Plano Chapter of the American Sewing Guild and be inspired, informed, and entertained! Our members hail from all over North TX and Southern OKLA. Check out the Dallas chapter at www.sewdallas.org GUESTS WELCOME!
Sewing Classes

Sewing Classes

Plano Chapter of American Sewing Guild sewing class options: Classes for youth:  We offer a once per month hands on sewing project. Class for youth 6 – 8 is called Tiny Tag.  It is generally on the 3rd Saturday of...continue reading
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Gathering in Chicago - Pattern Review Weekend 2016

Gathering in Chicago – Pattern Review Weekend 2016

Pattern Review Weekend 2016 – Chicago I just returned home from an amazing 3 day weekend with my sewing people.   15 years ago, a new sewer, computer programmer decided to create a gathering space for sewing folk.  Today the site has over 400,000 members across the world.   I will admit I am not...
Anyone can win it motivation and sewing tip from Louise Cutting

Anyone can win it motivation and sewing tip from Louise Cutting

We just finished a weekend hosting Louise Cutting from http://www.cuttinglinedesigns.com/    Fabrique Fabrics  hosted a champagne trunk show of Cutting Line Patterns on Friday evening, and all day Saturday participants learned how to measure, identify and solve common fitting issues.  We are proud that we can host nationally recognized sewing instructors, and would love all input...
A Visit to Stetson Hat Factory

A Visit to Stetson Hat Factory

The more you know about how something is created, the more you can appreciate the craftsmanship.  This applies to not only garments, but also hats.  Recently, members of Plano ASG along with members of the Dallas Millinery Society toured the HatCo Stetson/Resistol factory in Garland, TX.    John Stetson first marketed the iconic cowboy hat...
Interview Project Runway Junior Winner Maya Ramirez

Interview Project Runway Junior Winner Maya Ramirez

  Last year we posted the request from Lifetime looking for young creative clothing designers for a new format of the Project Runway competition series.  This new format selected 12 designers from ages 13 to 17 to compete in weekly clothing design challenges.   While there were no contests from our local area, Maya Rameriz,...
Cross Country Quilting Adventures

Cross Country Quilting Adventures

by Sandie Gregio Maggie Tinnin and I attended a three day class at Quilting by the Bay in Panama City, Florida given by Nancy Mahoney.  It took us two days to drive to Florida since flying with a sewing machine is difficult, and we took our husbands.  After checking into our hotel, I drove to...
Clothing Memories

Clothing Memories

Musings on Memories and Clothing Now showing at Contemporary Theatre of Dallas through March 6, 2016  “Love, Loss and What I Wore by by Nora Ephron and Delia Ephron ” Superstar sisters Delia Ephron and the late, great Nora wrote some of the most popular romantic comedies in history, including Sleepless in Seattle and When Harry Met Sally....
DAFA February 22 program SHIBORI!, March workshops with Marinda Stewart

DAFA February 22 program SHIBORI!, March workshops with Marinda Stewart

Invitation  from Plano ASG and Dallas Area Fiber Artist member Lu Peters Hi All, I thought that the ASG membership would be interested in attending the February program presented by Lisa Covert, who attended the Decadence show with me. Lisa is an accomplished Shibori dye artist, felt maker, and bookbinder ( among other things!). She teaches...
Dallas Blooms and Lunch at the Arboretum with Plano ASG

Dallas Blooms and Lunch at the Arboretum with Plano ASG

  Come enjoy the beauty of Dallas Blooms at the Arboretum surrounded by your Plano ASG sewing friends. Date:   March 19, 2016 Time:  10 AM – 2 PM (includes carpool drive time) We will carpool from the parking lot just west of Fabrique (across from Geisha Grill) then have time to wander the garden before...