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Love to sew? Want more techniques and inspiration? Meet others who sew at the Plano Chapter of the American Sewing Guild and be inspired, informed, and entertained!
Special Events brings Pamela Leggett to Plano

Special Events brings Pamela Leggett to Plano

Are you ready to make that perfect garment but afraid that it will look homemade?  Many times the pattern directions are confusing and give poor results.  The difference between “just OK” and “fabulous” are often simple techniques in stitching, pressing...continue reading
Sewing Boot Camps - Learning to Sew

Sewing Boot Camps – Learning to Sew

Do you have a sewing machine that has been collecting dust?  One in the box?  Are you itching to try out all of the creative projects you find on Pinterest, Craftsy, and creative blogs? Here at the Plano Chapter of...continue reading
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Dallas Fair Park "Project Sew"

Dallas Fair Park “Project Sew”

In coordination with Fair Park – Plano ASG will be offering “Project Sew”.   Project Sew will feature monthly projects organized by Plano ASG.   It will meet on the 4th Monday from 10 am – 2 pm in the Women’s Building.  Project Sew is open to the public and regular meetings are offered at...
Textile Conservation

Textile Conservation

What comes to mind when you think about preserving our history? We’re familiar with preserving famous paintings, architecture, furniture, and historical documents, but where do textiles fit when you think of history? Because textiles are thought of as utilitarian, they rank at the bottom when conserving history comes to mind. But, how can you think about your personal...
Material Girls Wet Felting Field Trip

Material Girls Wet Felting Field Trip

A cold Tuesday in January – What better time to have Material Girls venture to Farmersville to the Fancy Fibers Store to learn how to Wet Felt using the dryer for the felting process. Seven of us gathered around Mary Berry’s Fancy Fibers Store, first spending time just “petting” the beautiful roving. We each had...
Plano ASG High Tea

Plano ASG High Tea

Get out your fancy hat!  Plano Chapter of ASG is taking everyone to High Tea! Date: Saturday, February 21, 2015 Time: 1:15 – 3:15 PM Location: Chocolate Angel, corner of Preston and Parker Be ready for a fun afternoon of tea and conversation. We will be quite elegantly served white chocolate cranberry scones, tea sandwiches, petite quiche, chicken...
New York Fabric Tour

New York Fabric Tour

Debby and Sheryl’s Most Excellent Fabric Adventure! It was a long time coming. Debby Bowles won Peggy Sagers’ December Fabric Tour to New York back in March. December finally arrived and with Christmas-like anticipation off she went. Sheryl Belson, also a Plano ASG member, tagged along and they did indeed have a MOST excellent adventure! Here’s what they...
T.A.G   Teach A New Generation

T.A.G Teach A New Generation

The American Sewing Guild has a special discounted membership for our Junior members. Junior: $25 /1 yr Through age 17 and extending up to age 22 for registered college students. Why join?  Learning to sew is both an Art and a Skill.  Our national website  www.ASG.org has online projects exclusively for our junior members, but any member...

Inspired by Gone With The Wind Exhibits – Adventures of Markita

What could be better than exhibits that feature beautiful and iconic clothing?  It is the 75 anniversary of “Gone With The Wind” and the Ransom Center on the campus of the University of Texas at Arlington has curated an exhibit called the Making of Gone With The Wind.   If you can’t make the exhibit...
It's a Wrap - 10 year anniversary of Plano Chapter Luncheon

It’s a Wrap – 10 year anniversary of Plano Chapter Luncheon

The Plano Chapter of ASG celebrated 10 years of sewing friendships with a theme of another anniversary  – Diane Von Furstenberg’s iconic wrap dress celebrating it’s 40th year!       Our dynamic special events team  created  a contest theme which included  wrap garment, wrap outer wear and wrapped package categories.   Our luncheon featured...