Reminder: Annual Luncheon

luncheon2013Our Annual October Luncheon/Election will take place Saturday Oct 26, 2013 at the Greek Isles Grille and Taverna.

We know everyone will love the Greek cuisine as well as the warm “old country” ambience.

Our speaker John Conte, will be captivating presenting the History of Fashion. Can’t wait to get to know more about our speaker?… Read the rest

October Group Schedule Online

The new Neighborhood Group Schedule for October is online and can be downloaded from this page.

It’s hard to believe that October is beginning and the Original Sewing and Quilt Expo day trip and Annual Luncheon are just around the corner! This year’s speaker at the Luncheon is John Conte, VP of Wade College.  … Read the rest

October – November – December Newsletter Online

The Plano TX Chapter newsletter for October – November – December has been posted. It can be downloaded here. You’ll need your Plano ASG password to get into the page.

This edition of Material Issues has the following items:

 

  • T.A.G. – TEACH ANOTHER GENERATION
  • Our Neighborhood Groups in Action
  • ASG Plano Dolls’n Dames Donates Centerpiece to Preschool
  • Review of Marci Tilton Vogue pattern 8904
  • 2013 Plano ASG Annual Luncheon
  • Elections for the CAB: 2014 Chapter Advisory Board Nominees
  • Love to Talk — Sewing?
Read the rest

From the Special Events Committee

Your Special Events committee previewed the Greek Isles Grille and Taverna menu recently in preparation for our Annual October Luncheon/Election on Oct 26, 2013.

We all agreed, it was quite tasty, from the lightly-dressed, crisp greek salad to the honey-laced balaclava.  Every entree for your luncheon choice is a winner – Fish & Shrimp Souvlaki, Chicken & Shrimp Souvlaki, Moussaka and Chicken Florentine… We know everyone will love the Greek cuisine as well as the warm “old country” ambience.… Read the rest

September Group Schedule Online

septemberftThe new Neighborhood Group Schedule for September is online and can be downloaded from this page.

President Ronald Reagan declared September as National Sewing Month: “In recognition of the importance of home sewing to our Nation.”

Meet a new friend, try a new project, visit a new group or teach a new person sewing this September.… Read the rest

Visit the Original Sewing and Quilt Expo with Plano ASG!

expoYou are invited to attend the Original Sewing and Quilt Expo with Plano ASG!

The Original Sewing and Quilt Expo will take place for the first time in Fort Worth this year, offering workshops (pdf download), display galleries, shopping and many other features&events.

Event Highlights:          

What: Shuttle bus to/from plus admission to the Sewing and Quilt Expo in Ft.… Read the rest

ASG’s Anyone Can Win Contest Winner!

Jessie, one of our Fashion Show models has won the second place in the 18 & Under category of the ASG’s Anyone Can Win Contest!

She won a $50 gift certificate from Nancy’s Notions and a one-year junior membership in ASG.

Congrats Jessie!

Jessie, we’re looking forward to seeing many more of your beautiful creations!… Read the rest

August Group Schedule Online

asgshophopThe new Neighborhood Group Schedule for August is online and can be downloaded from this page. This month try something new and visit a group you haven’t been to yet or in a while. Happy sewing and start saving up for the first annual shop hop, Sat. Sept. 21st!

A few changes this month:

  • The Charity Sewing Group will not meet in August.
Read the rest

July – August – September Newsletter online

The Plano TX Chapter newsletter for July – August – September has been posted. It can be downloaded here. You’ll need your Plano ASG password to get into the page.

This edition of Material Issues has the following items:

 

  • Hoopla Sisters; a new Neighborhood Group
  • Our Neighborhood Groups in Action
  • A look at Carol Hamilton’s fabric stash
  • Mark Your Calenders!
Read the rest

Anyone Can Sew Fashion Show Pictures

The pictures from our very first Fashion Show can be viewed in the slideshow below. We had 26 models in the Fashion Show and had a blast looking at the large variety of garments, handbags and quilts. Twelve models used a pattern from the ASG National Anyone Can Win contest and their pictures will be entered into the contest.… Read the rest