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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Jami's Trip to Houston's International Quilt Show

Jami’s Trip to Houston’s International Quilt Show

Sensory overload is the best way to describe the Houston International Quilt Festival. There were dolls, fabulous quilts, vendors, classes, LOTS of people and even a saddle display. This year was special to me for several reasons: I had two dolls on display, it was the first time I took a class and I reconnected...
Designing Divas visit Balenciaga in Black at the Kimbell Art Museum

Designing Divas visit Balenciaga in Black at the Kimbell Art Museum

Tuesday, November 27, Designing Divas had a wonderful tour of the Balenciaga in Black exhibit at the Kimbell Art Museum in Fort Worth. They learned how this leader of fashion design used fabric and form to create beautiful artwork. The group will strive to recreate the lines in some of the designs to create their...
Ready-to-Wear Fasters Meet and Greet

Ready-to-Wear Fasters Meet and Greet

We are so excited to partner with Fabrique Fabrics one last time to generate a space for local RTW fasters to meet each other. We will meet at Fabrique Fashion Fabrics on Saturday, December 15, 2018 from 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM. The address is 3801 W President George Bush Hwy, Plano, TX 75075. If you...
How to Be Online Fabric Shopping Savvy

How to Be Online Fabric Shopping Savvy

The Plano ASG Chapter met on Saturday, Oct 27. If you missed the annual luncheon, you missed a wonderful event! We were fortunate to have Rosalind Gaither of Sew Much Fabric (www.smfabric.com,) Katy, Texas, as our speaker. She has been in business since 1987. Rosalind shared four important things to know when “Online Fabric Shopping.”...
Did Someone Say Sewing Retreat?!?!

Did Someone Say Sewing Retreat?!?!

Post by Sharon Merlo, Plano ASG Retreat Coordinator We are headed back to Sunset, Texas! Time to pack your sewing gear and spend the weekend with your sewing buddies’ sew-cializing for a few days! We always have a good mix of quilters, garment sewers, and machine embroidery enthusiasts attending and it is wonderful learning, sharing ideas...
2018 Annual Luncheon and Election of Officers

2018 Annual Luncheon and Election of Officers

As we enter the fall season, we will be closing out this year in style with our 2018 Annual Luncheon and Election of Officers. The event will be on Saturday October 27 from 11:30 am to 2 pm at the Sheraton Hotel McKinney located at 1900 Gateway Boulevard in McKinney, Texas. This year we are...
Home Grown Plano ASG Sews Jeans Workshop

Home Grown Plano ASG Sews Jeans Workshop

At the Plano ASG chapter, we have so many talented members.  Member Debby B. agreed to teach us her secrets for creating jeans that no one will believe you made yourself!   In August we had two Jeans Techniques Workshops held at the “Best Little Retreat Center”  where attendees learned all the steps to making a RTW...
Tunic Bible Workshop

Tunic Bible Workshop

Tunic Bible Workshop is coming to Plano!  We are so excited to be hosting this event and we’ve been busy getting ready! On July 14, 2018 we had the Tunic Bible Fitting workshop.  Plano ASG members tried on samples from the “Tunic Bible” in both woven and knit.  Everyone made notes on how to create...