(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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Mary Ray at Plano chapter of American Sewing Guild

The Plano chapter of the American Sewing Guild hosted Mary Ray (http://www.maryraydesigns.com) on September 29th and 30th, 2017. Mary Ray is a contributing editor at Threads Magazine (http://www.threadsmagazine.com/). She is currently teaching Apparel Construction and Flat Pattern Design part-time at Appalachian State University in Boone, North Carolina. Outside of App State, she teaches classes, workshops...
Fashion exhibits now in Dallas

Fashion exhibits now in Dallas

Two beautiful, interesting and inspiring exhibits to view in Dallas. The exhibition “Reimagining the Kimono,” presented by the Texas Fashion Collection of the University of North Texas is at North Park between Neimans Marcus and Dillards.   It runs now through June 27th.   It features not only traditional Japanese kimonos like the uchikake see in...
It is almost a New Year - Set reasonable goals

It is almost a New Year – Set reasonable goals

Time for reflection, for planning and goal setting. I am going to encourage you to set reasonable goals for 2017.  I would characterize myself as someone who attempts to over achieve.  I have lots of plans for lots of great designs, projects, paintings and more.   In my mind, I think, I can lose ##...
Dallas Fort Worth Area Fabric and Fiber Shopping Map

Dallas Fort Worth Area Fabric and Fiber Shopping Map

    We are excited to announce the first ever Dallas/Fort Worth Fabric and Fiber Shopping Map!!! Susan Annand from www.DesignSynse.com  in conjunction with the Plano TX Chapter of the American Sewing Guild invites you to enjoy all of the shopping opportunities in our North Texas Area!!!  Please feel free to link to our map,...
Preparing to Sew - What you need to know

Preparing to Sew – What you need to know

It is January a new year, I am sure you have lots of sewing projects planned for 2016.  Before you sew here are a few tips of preparation. When shopping and you fall in love with a fabric but you are not exactly sure what you will create.  Here is a general guideline that several...
Sure, I would LOVE to test your pattern.

Sure, I would LOVE to test your pattern.

Recently, I had the fun experience of being a pattern tester for three independent pattern designers.   Let me introduce them to you: Itch to Stitch   Kennis Wong is the owner and designer of this pattern line.   While she received her masters of business from the University of Southern California, had careers in...
Show us your style Fashion Show June 20th

Show us your style Fashion Show June 20th

Event details I’ve got a style, she’s got a style, he’s got a style….What’s YOUR style?  That’s what this year’s Plano ASG annual fashion show is all about.   Saturday, June 20th 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM at 4141 International Parkway, Carrollton, TX, United States   SHOW US YOUR STYLE! Sew up and show up with...
Special Events brings Pamela Leggett to Plano

Special Events brings Pamela Leggett to Plano

Is now Sold Out!!!  Waiting list option available Are you ready to make that perfect garment but afraid that it will look homemade?  Many times the pattern directions are confusing and give poor results.  The difference between “just OK” and “fabulous” are often simple techniques in stitching, pressing and products.  Join us for an all-day...