2014 Retreat Pictures

Roxanne sent me these pictures of the Annual Chapter Retreat at Cedar Mills Resort on Lake Texoma.

Looks like they had a lot of fun together and finished quite a few outfits too!

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Becky working on her new shirt.

Becky

Becky T-shirt

Dinner Friday night

Friday Night Dinner

Mollie--

Mollie

Mollie

Robin & Kathy

Robin and Kathy

Robin + Sisters

Robin and sisters

Robins Sis & Sandy

Robin and sister Sandy

Robin

Sandy

Sandy

Sandy Ironing

Snow skirt prototype

The Snow skirt prototype

TJ & Mollie-

TJ hand sewing

TJ hand sewing her coat

TJ new Coat

TJ’s new coat

TJ New Skirt

TJ’s new skirt

Friday dinner all--

Everyone in the picture, including Roxanne!… Read the rest

Annual Luncheon Pictures

Last weekend was our annual luncheon and election of Officers for the Chapter Advisory Board.

The new CAB officers for 2014 are:

President — Markita Gumble
1st Vice President — Debby Bowles
2nd Vice President — Sheryl Belson
Secretary — Marlene Dreyer
Treasurer — Carol Hamilton

We had a great time.… Read the rest

Great Times at our first Plano ASG Shop Hop!

shophopftOn Saturday, September 21, eight sewing buddies forged a trail through Golden D’Or Fabrics, Benno’s Buttons and White Rock Weaving Center.

It was a great time of shopping together, finding new retailers, seeing new fabrics, trims and skills.  We conspired to spend each other’s money while dreaming of just how this fabric would work with that trim on who knows what project! … Read the rest

Material Girls pictures

Here are some pictures of the Material Girls August and September meetings.

In August played with several dye techniques, salt, sugar resist, bleeding tissue paper and Tulip dyes.

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In September: “Laurel Iakovakis taught us paper piecing [to make a hot pad]. A very fun class. We are all experts thanks to Laurel.”

Thank you Pam for sending in these pictures!… Read the rest

New Pictures from Material Girls and Hoopla Sisters

We have new pictures in from our Neighborhood Groups. The pictures can be viewed here or in the Gallery. The Gallery has been updated for improved ease of use.

Pam Walker sent me pictures of the Material Girls meeting in July:

Marlene Dreyer showed us how to marble on fabric using shave cream.Read the rest

Our Neighborhood Groups in Action

Material Girls

This is Debbie Bowles’ braided rug she finished from the April Material Girls class.
The July class of the Material Girls will be Fabric Painting. Please note that the location of the class is to be announced due to remodeling at Plano Sewing Center.

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The Material Girls’ May program: Creative Zippers led by Debby Bowles.… Read the rest

New Neighborhood Group Pictures

Debby Bowles sent me these pictures of Louise Schubert’s Wet Felting Demo in Crowley Park, on Saturday May 4th. During the next two meetings, the Needle Nuts will be making wet felted shawls. For more Needle Nuts pictures, check the Gallery.

Louise Schubert demonstrating wet felting

Saturday in the park learing wet felting

Pam Walker sent me pictures of the Material Girls making Creative Zippers in the May class lead by Debby Bowles.… Read the rest

Winter Retreat 2013 Pictures

The 9th Annual ASG Winter Retreat took place January 17th-20th. Here are some pictures of the weekend event.

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TJ Tamny – picnic blanket

TJ Tamny picnic blanketbag

TJ Tamny – picnic blanket/bag

Sheryl hard at work

Sheryl hard at work

Bonnie Dearing in her big chair

Bonnie Dearing in her big chair

Brenda Toub - Sewing workshop jacket

Brenda Toub Sewing workshop jacket

Carol & TJ

Carol & TJ

Carol Johnston

Carol Johnston

Jan Worstel

Jan Worstell

Jan Worstell

Jan Worstell

Sandie Griego

Sandie Griego

Sheryl Belson

Sheryl Belson

Carol & Jane at Children’s

Check out these cute pictures of Carol and Jane bringing finger puppets, blankets and hats to Children’s Medical Center, Legacy.

From July 1 to December 31 Plano ASG members donated over 592 hours of their time to make at least
529 items including fleece lap and baby blankets, receiving blankets, finger puppets, demise gowns
and gel pacs for preemies.… Read the rest