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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!
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...continue reading
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...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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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...

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...
Travelogue of a Wandering Sewist - Visiting Marla Kazell

Travelogue of a Wandering Sewist – Visiting Marla Kazell

The continued adventures of Sheryl and her trip west. Further north on our journey I had the privilege of spending the morning shopping in Portland, OR with Marla Kazell.  It was such fun! She introduced me to the Old Mill Store, which is so massive and has such incredible fabric offerings that I could have...
Travelogue of a Wandering Sewist - Inspiration Time with Diane Ericson

Travelogue of a Wandering Sewist – Inspiration Time with Diane Ericson

While on our road trip from Sonoma, CA to Seattle, WA I had the great privilege to make two “sewing nerd” stops.  I know you understand my enthusiasm because if you are reading this you are probably a sewing nerd too.  ASG is full of people like us!  Yea! My first stop was in downtown...
Space is Limited … Reserve your Space for the 2015 Plano ASG Retreat

Space is Limited … Reserve your Space for the 2015 Plano ASG Retreat

Pack your luggage and your sewing room for three days dedicated to nothing but sewing! Hunker down at your machine along with fellow sewists to … complete works in progress, focus on projects requiring your complete attention & to dedicate uninterrupted time complete your most complex & challenging makes! Do all this and more on...
It's a Wrap! Oct 25th 2014

It’s a Wrap! Oct 25th 2014

It’s a Wrap Challenge Rules 2014:  For all categories: You must be a member in good standing of the National American Sewing Guild at the time of the Judging. All judging will take place at the ASG Plano Annual Luncheon. October 25, 2014, Blue Mesa Grill in Plano.  No entries will be accepted at any...
Neighborhood Group News

Neighborhood Group News

Growing and evolving –  Our neighborhood groups change in response to our members interests.  The Hoopla Sisters (machine embroidery neighborhood group) has grown to  35 ladies. The new morning meeting time is 10:30am and no lunch. We also have a new evening meeting at 7:00pm and no dinner. Both these meetings take place on the 3rd Tuesday...