Plano Chapter of ASG

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.

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Row by Row Experience Shop Hop

Row by Row Experience Shop Hop

What is a Shop Hop?  There are many kinds but in this article, we will stick to quilt stores.  A Shop Hop is a group of quilt stores who agree to participate in a common program for a limited length of time to produce a common quilt.  Each store might sell one block in the...
An Epic Weekend of Fashion, Sewing & Style!

An Epic Weekend of Fashion, Sewing & Style!

The Sew-cial Media Darling Meet Mimi Goodwin – I think the most famous Fashion, Sewing & Style forward blogger. You may argue that there are other sewing bloggers that are famous too. However, are they also promoting fashion (I mean today’s fashion, not fuddy-duddy looks) and style? On her blog, MimiGStyle shows us how to...
A Wardrobe Purge

A Wardrobe Purge

Lately, every time I step into my closet I get overwhelmed with the unknown. What do I really have in there, how much of this stuff is useless to me? I’ve been thinking about re-organizing my closet lately but was not inspired until the first day of spring. I’ve been reading blogs about the minimalist...
Newsletter and Group Schedule online

Newsletter and Group Schedule online

The Plano TX Chapter newsletter for April – May- June 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: Membership Report Meet the President Support our Chapter by buying...
Meet Our Chapter President

Meet Our Chapter President

Our Chapter President Markita Gumble entered the challenge at ETA having to make three outfits for three different occasions (‘scenarios’) using patterns and fabrics given to her for the challenge.   Personal Information Name:  Markita Hall-Gumble City in which you live?  McKinney, TX At what age did you begin sewing and who taught you?  I...
Upcoming events

Upcoming events

The event page is finally up and running again…check out events that will take place in the DFW area in the next few months, below or on the Events page. Want to add an event? Send me an email. Plano ASG Sew A Long / Show and Tell Event March 22, 10 AM – 12...
Plano ASG Show & Tell Event

Plano ASG Show & Tell Event

Have you participated in the recent quilt and garment sew along led by Maggie and Louise? Or maybe you’ve finally perfected that garment that’s been a challenge, or conquered a new quilting technique. No matter what you’ve been working on bring your finished work of art and share your story at the Show & Tell...
T.A.G. pictures

T.A.G. pictures

(please note that the Sew Along blogs will go online later today or tomorrow) Here are some pictures of our past T.A.G. meetings! T.A.G. will not be meeting in March due to conflicts with the ETA Dallas Expo, the Dallas Quilt Show, and Plano ISD Spring Break. You can register for the April T.A.G. meeting...