(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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Is a sewing subscription service for you?

Is a sewing subscription service for you?

Subscription services – They used to be book of the month club, fruit baskets, etc.  Then came the beauty product clubs, and the popular clothing club, stitch fix. There have been crafting clubs, quilting and embroidery clubs, knitting clubs, well now there is a new subscription sewing club.     Needle Sharp is the brain...
Tutorials now all in one place!!!

Tutorials now all in one place!!!

  PLANO ASG MEMBERS SHARE THEIR TALENT !!! We have so many talented members that have shared their expertise both on our YouTube channel as well as with pdf handouts. We will be adding more of these tutorials so bookmark the tutorial page on our website it is here:  http://www.planoasgsews.org/tutorials/ Do you have a specific tutorial or...
Mary, Queen of Prints Exhibit  

Mary, Queen of Prints Exhibit  

Adventures with Sheryl and Debby What a field of eye candy!  Debby Bowles and I made the trek to the design district near downtown Dallas recently to hear a lecture on the history of print in fashion.  It was a very interesting lecture that highlighted 4 designers, all with a unique signature look.  However, the...

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...