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Techniques on Saturday

No fee for this hands on learning experience (bring your machine)- but please register in the form below.
Welcome to the Plano ASG Techniques on Saturday !  Build on and improve your sewing techniques with Jami.  Master the set in sleeve–  hurry and register – registration closes on Weds July 22nd.… Read the rest

Seam Finishes without a Serger – Hands on Techniques on Saturday class

Welcome to the Plano ASG Techniques on Saturday !  Build on and improve your sewing techniques with Jami.  This month is a bring your sewing machine class to learn many different ways to “finish” your seams.  These techniques are applicable to any type of sewing:  fashion, home decor and accessories.
SATURDAY May 23rd   Seam finishes without a serger

This neighborhood group format is a hands on class.  

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Saturday Stitchers: Hat Pincushions

No plans yet this Saturday?
Then come to the Saturday Stitchers Neighborhood Group!

This group meets every 4th Saturday at 10:00am at the Christ United Methodist Church (SW corner of Parker Rd./Coit in Plano).

This month’s meeting will be a planning meeting for the year, so bring your ideas about what you want the group to do this year.… Read the rest

Saturday Stitchers Meeting May 25th

Hi Everyone,

Just a reminder, the Saturday Stitchers meeting on Saturday May 25th at 10:00 will be at Christ United Methodist Church Room N154 located on the SW corner of Parker Road and Coit.  Please remember to bring your Show and Tell.


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dorsetThere is a change in the program, our scheduled speaker will be unable to do the trunk show we had planned, it will be rescheduled. … Read the rest

Monthly Chapter Meeting March 23rd

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Come play like you were a kid. Saturday the 23rd of March we will be making Easter egg treat bags.

Raid your stash for bits of trim, lace, ribbons, buttons and felt to decorate these small bags. The decorations can be glued or sewn, your choice.

Please bring:

  • Trims/ribbon/ric rack- as little as 5″ will work
  • scraps of felt
  • fabric scissors
  • glue or needle and thread

Annual Luncheon pictures

We had a wonderful time at the Annual Luncheon on Saturday. Shirley Cunningham gave a great presentation on how to use the elements of art in our sewing. Elements like canvas, lines, curves and angles, proportion, balance and color.

She showed us some of the amazing garments she has made in recent years.… Read the rest

Annual Luncheon and Election – October 27th

Just a reminder that our Annual Luncheon and Election of Officers is Saturday, October 27th, 11:30-3:00pm.

Please join us for a fantastic lunch served family style in the Venucci room at Maggiano’s, Willow Bend.

Guest Speaker will be Shirley Cunningham talking to us about Fabric and Fibers as Art.… Read the rest

Finger puppets for Children’s

During the Plano ASG Chapter meeting of July, Jami showed us how to make finger puppets. She has been making the finger puppets for Children’s Medical Center for years and comes up with new designs every time. It is easy to make a variety of finger puppets, all beginning with the same base pattern.… Read the rest

Paper-tape Body Double workshop

On June 23rd, The Paper-tape Body Double workshop took place. Paper-tape body doubles are an exact duplicate of your body and are extremely useful as dress forms when draping or fitting garments.

 

If you are interested in making a Paper Tape Body Double please contact Debby Bowles.

Keep in mind that you must be able to stand still for about 1-1/2 to 2 hours during the wrapping process.… Read the rest