(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!
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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...
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....
For Sale: Cynthia Guffey patterns & Husqvarna Viking Diamond Deluxe

For Sale: Cynthia Guffey patterns & Husqvarna Viking Diamond Deluxe

For Sale by Becky Becky has duplicates of the following Cynthia Guffey patterns. These patterns have not even been opened. She would like to sell them for $15 each or both for $25. Or she is willing to trade one for pattern J-5040 (see below) Interest? Contact Becky J-5051   Retail  $20   S-4020  ...
Podcast with Folk Fibers

Podcast with Folk Fibers

Sheryl sent me a follow up on our previous blog about Thread Cult podcasts. The creator of the Thread Cult podcasts and the Daughter Fish blog, Christine, just had a baby, but she’s back with new podcasts. Thread Cult’s January podcast is with Maura Grace Ambrose: “Maura Grace Ambrose is an Austin-based artist and founder...
Saturday Stitchers: Hat Pincushions

Saturday Stitchers: Hat Pincushions

No plans yet this Saturday? Then come to the Saturday Stitchers Neighborhood Group! This group meets every 4th Saturday at 10:00am at the Christ United Methodist Church (SW corner of Parker Rd./Coit in Plano). This month’s meeting will be a planning meeting for the year, so bring your ideas about what you want the group...
New Neighborhood Group: Sew Simple (formerly: Luv2Sew)

New Neighborhood Group: Sew Simple (formerly: Luv2Sew)

A new Neighborhood Group –Sew Simple– has joined Plano ASG and will start in February. Vicki Burns and Mitzy Pearson will be co-leaders of this group and the name of the group may still change in the future.   Group Name – Sew Simple Meets – 2nd Tuesday from noon – 3 PM Email –...