(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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Clothing Memories

Clothing Memories

Musings on Memories and Clothing Now showing at Contemporary Theatre of Dallas through March 6, 2016  “Love, Loss and What I Wore by by Nora Ephron and Delia Ephron ” Superstar sisters Delia Ephron and the late, great Nora wrote some of the most popular romantic comedies in history, including Sleepless in Seattle and When Harry Met Sally....
Tips for Buying Fabric Online

Tips for Buying Fabric Online

I admit, I fear purchasing fabric on line. I’m one of those touchy feely types. I like to look at fabric up close and personal. Feel it against my skin. Lay it across my arm it to see how it drapes. When one ventures to buy fabric online … you don’t get any of those...
Support us this Holiday season...

Support us this Holiday season…

…simply by clicking below links or the banners on the right before you shop at the respective sites. Amazon, Craftsy and Fabric.com have some great Black Friday deals going on or about to happen. These vendors will pay us for the referrals, Amazon up to 10%, Fabric.com 8% and Craftsy up to 30% of the...
CityCraft Moving Sale

CityCraft Moving Sale

CityCraft, the modern fabric boutique on Lovers Lane in Dallas is having a Moving Sale. In December they will close their Inwood Village location and take some time to work on a new location (announced early 2014). In the meantime, they will continue to offer fabric and patterns through their online shop. Their last day...
Quilting in Space

Quilting in Space

A follow-up on Karen Nyberg’s story, the NASA Astronaut who quilts in space.   NASA astronaut Karen Nyberg hosts quilting bee from space station With her long blond ponytail floating above her inside the International Space Station, astronaut Karen Nyberg calmly explains the challenges of quilting in weightlessness. “Now that I’ve tried my hand sewing...
Entombed Etruscan Was Expert Embroiderer

Entombed Etruscan Was Expert Embroiderer

Last month, archaeologists announced a stunning find: a completely sealed [2,600-year-old] tomb cut into the rock in Tuscany, Italy. The untouched tomb held what looked like the body of […] an aristocratic woman (not a prince, as earlier reported) buried alongside a spear and her sewing needles. Analysis revealed that a small bronze box found...
Coats and Clark thread through the years

Coats and Clark thread through the years

Coats and Clarks celebrated their 200th anniversary last year. To commemorate this historic milestone, Coats & Clark launched a virtual history museum on their website, also available as PDF-download (size: 21.1 MB) and flipbook. This detailed website chronicles the early days of the company in 1812 in Paisley Scotland, coupled with the events of the...
Craftsy September Sale 9/14-9/21

Craftsy September Sale 9/14-9/21

From 9/14-9/21, all courses and supplies on Craftsy are on sale up to 75% off! This includes classes, fabric, and yarn. If you aren’t one of the 2 million members currently experiencing everything that Craftsy has to offer, here is what you are missing: A wide selection of online crafting classes from the best instructors...