(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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Cross Country Quilting Adventures

Cross Country Quilting Adventures

by Sandie Gregio Maggie Tinnin and I attended a three day class at Quilting by the Bay in Panama City, Florida given by Nancy Mahoney.  It took us two days to drive to Florida since flying with a sewing machine is difficult, and we took our husbands.  After checking into our hotel, I drove to...
Project Sew 2016

Project Sew 2016

Click here to register You are welcome to work on your own projects, but here are the projects we will be teaching for January and the supply lists.  Note, cutting and pressing stations will be provided.  All of the January projects will keep you warm and can be made quickly! For hat – 1/2 yard...
Row by Row Experience Shop Hop

Row by Row Experience Shop Hop

What is a Shop Hop?  There are many kinds but in this article, we will stick to quilt stores.  A Shop Hop is a group of quilt stores who agree to participate in a common program for a limited length of time to produce a common quilt.  Each store might sell one block in the...
It’s A Sewing Party!!!

It’s A Sewing Party!!!

Mark your calendars! November 8, 2014 is a first of its kind sewing and crafting educational event. If you love learning online The Sewing Party is the place for you. For one day sewing and crafting classes will be taught by leading bloggers and DIY educational experts. Attendees will have the opportunity to attend over...
Quiltin B's new project  "Storm at Sea"

Quiltin B’s new project “Storm at Sea”

New Project for the Quiltin’ Bs Neighborhood Group The Quiltin’ Bs newest project is a “Storm at Sea” Quilt.  The Storm at Sea block gives the illusion of curved pieces, but without having to stitch curved lines.  This block is very versatile and leaves lots of room for the creativity of the quilter.  Below are...
Week 6: Table Runner / Table Topper Sew Along

Week 6: Table Runner / Table Topper Sew Along

Binding your Quilt We are almost through with our project. All we have to do now is trim our quilt and bind it. Let’s Begin. 1. Trim your quilt. Line up your ruler with a straight line on your quilt and trim along the edge of the quilt. You will need to move your ruler...
Week 5: Table Runner / Table Topper Sew Along

Week 5: Table Runner / Table Topper Sew Along

Making the Quilt Sandwich and Quilting How many times have you made a quilt top from a magazine or a commercial pattern and, after guiding you step by step thru completion of the quilt top, the next instruction is “quilt as desired”? Frustrating, isn’t it. I will be the first one to tell you that...
Week 4: Table Runner / Table Topper Sew Along

Week 4: Table Runner / Table Topper Sew Along

Have you missed our Sew Along post this week? I know I have been eagerly awaiting them. Since this is our very first attempt to host a sew along we are learning quite a lot! Preparing and posting these blog tutorials is a significant amount of work, especially for Maggie and Louise! They are doing...