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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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...
Meet Ginny Stein, Embroidery Neighborhood Group Leader

Meet Ginny Stein, Embroidery Neighborhood Group Leader

  Hi, my name is Ginny Stein and I am the NG leader of Hoopla Sisters, a machine embroidery group. As a young girl I had a grandmother, aunt and Mom who were sewists, knitters and crocheters. During the summers, my Mom taught me how to hand embroider and do crewel needlework. My high school...

Impeccable Seam Matching and Installation of Invisible Zipper

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MEET THE COMMUNITY SERVICE NG LEADER

MEET THE COMMUNITY SERVICE NG LEADER

Carol Boyd – Helping Those In Need Carol Boyd has been leading the Community Service NG since 2013 simply because the group needed a leader and she just has a soft spot for helping anyone in need. The group chooses items through the awareness of a need that are requested from a non-profit organization. The items must...
Meet the Material Girls NG leader

Meet the Material Girls NG leader

As truth would have it. . . want a job well done, ask a busy person. I became an NG leader by default. I was not happy about it because I was still recovering from surgery and learning how to say “no” as I was already overcommitted. Nevertheless, I took over Material Girls in 2012...
IT TAKES A BIONIC BRAIN TO MAKE A BIONIC BAG

IT TAKES A BIONIC BRAIN TO MAKE A BIONIC BAG

10 Plano Chapter ASG members signed up for a day class at the Best Little Retreat Center in Dallas.  We all wanted guidance to make the Bionic Bag…the instructions on Craftsy are 84 pages long!  And there’s a video that the creator keeps on referring the sewer to.  She goes on and on, actually not...
Fabric knowledge : Twills

Fabric knowledge : Twills

What I learned today – contributed by Sheryl Belson  There are many things I love about being a part of the American Sewing Guild.  I was reminded of one of them just today.  In the Sewing With a Plan meeting we focused on incorporating more denim into our wardrobe.  When it was my turn to...