Plano Chapter

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!
Fashion Show Photo Collection 5

Fashion Show Photo Collection 5

Winter fashion – with jackets and a cloth doll.continue reading
Fashion Show Photo Collection 4

Fashion Show Photo Collection 4

Beautiful fashion from beautiful women.continue reading
Fashion Show Photo Collection 3

Fashion Show Photo Collection 3

More creativity from our memberscontinue reading
Fashion Show Collection Slideshow 2

Fashion Show Collection Slideshow 2

A variety of creative garments by our members.continue reading
Fashion Show Photo Collection Slideshow

Fashion Show Photo Collection Slideshow

Some of the lovely garments(and a purse) from our members. From our recent fashion show and tell.continue reading
Latest entries
Share Fair - September 27th 9:30 am - 3 pm

Share Fair – September 27th 9:30 am – 3 pm

Doesn’t everybody love a good fair? Right here in North Texas we have the Renaissance Fair, the State Fair of Texas, the North Texas Fair and Rodeo, and I’m sure there are various other fairs I don’t even know about.  Usually fairs bring midways, corny dogs, cotton candy and lots of contests and displays.  Well,...
Quiltin B's new project  "Storm at Sea"

Quiltin B’s new project “Storm at Sea”

New Project for the Quiltin’ Bs Neighborhood Group The Quiltin’ Bs newest project is a “Storm at Sea” Quilt.  The Storm at Sea block gives the illusion of curved pieces, but without having to stitch curved lines.  This block is very versatile and leaves lots of room for the creativity of the quilter.  Below are...
Organization - Part One - Fabric

Organization – Part One – Fabric

*****NO STASH WAS HARMED IN THE CREATION OF THIS BLOG***** For a while now, I have been asking my fellow sewists how they organize, categorize, and otherwise find and use their fabric treasures.  There are as many methods as there are types of sewists, but maybe you can take away a hint or two on...
All about member Lu Peters

All about member Lu Peters

We are proud to have the very talented Lu Peters as one of our members.   She is a frequent attendee of the Toujour Couture neighborhood group, that meets the first Thursday of the month at Fabrique! fabrics.  AND Lu will be teaching one of our workshop seminars at the upcoming “share fair” on September...
Not a size 2?  Neither are most of the rest of us!

Not a size 2? Neither are most of the rest of us!

One of the reasons you may sew is for fit.  I know I have fitting challenges with asymmetrical hips and a tummy that curves out instead of Jessica Rabbit concave.   Big and baggy, or stretched way too tight flatters no one.  How to gauge whether a style or pattern will look good on your...

Mark your Calendars for these Upcoming Events!

There are two upcoming events that may be of interest. Check your calendars and invite your friends … these are great opportunities to be inspired. Fiber Retreat Are you in need of a mini creative vacation? Consider the Fiber Retreat August 15th – 17th at the Lone Oak Ranch & Retreat Center in Gainesville. Beginning...
Neighborhood Groups Are Where It’s At!

Neighborhood Groups Are Where It’s At!

An excellent resource for every ASG Member is the neighborhood group meeting. Not only are there are ton of options to meet your schedule, but the topics are wide ranging. This allows every one of us to dip our toes into unfamiliar territory in this ever changing world of sewing and crafting. Last month during...

July – August – September Newsletter Online

The Plano TX Chapter newsletter for July –  September  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: President’s Corner – Planning your sewing Neighborhood Group Schedule Our first “Sewing Boot...