The Kenneth King Workshop

Are you a sewist frustrated with finishing your garment projects?  Or are you looking to learn how to have a high end professional finish on your garments.  There is no one better to help you with the details than Kenneth King!

The Plano Special Events Committee invites you to attend the Cool Tricks Takes Manhattan Workshop. The workshop is based on King’s CD Book by the same name.  The event will take place on Saturday, March 23rd from 9 am – 4 pm at the Best Little Retreat Center in Dallas.… Read the rest

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

Retreat Logo - WordPress Version vs 2Pack 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 one of the most breathtaking 30-acre parcels of land in North Texas at the Lakeview Camp & Retreat Center !… Read the rest

It’s A Sewing Party!!!

Mark your calendars! November 8, 2014 is a first of its kind sewing and crafting educational event. If you love learning online The Sewing Party is the place for you. For one day sewing and crafting classes will be taught by leading bloggers and DIY educational experts.

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Attendees will have the opportunity to attend over 30 classes, and will be able to access the classes 90 days after the event.… Read the rest

Tips for Buying Fabric Online

I admit, I fear purchasing fabric on line. I’m one of those touchy feely types. I like to look at fabric up close and personal. Feel it against my skin. Lay it across my arm it to see how it drapes. When one ventures to buy fabric online … you don’t get any of those experiences.… Read the rest

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.… Read the rest

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.… Read the rest

Indie Sewing Month

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I never heard the term Indie Pattern Company until I started to research sewing related items on the internet. It didn’t take me long to figure out these companies are popping up everywhere. They are even showing up at sewing and quilting expos and specialty fabric stores.

It’s easy to overlook indie pattern companies for a number of reasons.… Read the rest

Linda Lee Workshop and Fashion Show

Written by:  Sheryl Belson

On April 26-27 our Plano ASG chapter had a wonderful time hosting Linda Lee’s Sewing with Knits Workshop and fashion show.  Saturday began with Linda talking about fit and sharing a number of great tips for working with knit fabrics.  Among many things, she told us that a walking foot will change everything!… Read the rest