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 common quilt. … Read the rest

Show us your style Fashion Show June 20th

Event details

I’ve got a style, she’s got a style, he’s got a style….What’s YOUR style?  That’s what this year’s Plano ASG annual fashion show is all about.   Saturday, June 20th 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM at 4141 International Parkway, Carrollton, TX, United States



Sew up and show up with the creation that best reflect who you are and what you love.  

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Material Girls Wet Felting Field Trip

A cold Tuesday Farmersville 5in January – What better time to have Material Girls venture to Farmersville to the Fancy

Fibers Store to learn how to Wet Felt using the dryer for the felting process.

Seven of us gathered around Mary Berry’s Fancy Fibers Store, first spending time just “petting” the

beautiful roving.… Read the rest

New York Fabric Tour

Debby and Sheryl’s Most Excellent Fabric Adventure!

It was a long time coming. Debby Bowles won Peggy Sagers’ December Fabric Tour to New York back in March. December finally arrived and with Christmas-like anticipation off she went. Sheryl Belson, also a Plano ASG member, tagged along and they did indeed have a MOST excellent adventure!… Read the rest

It’s a Wrap – 10 year anniversary of Plano Chapter Luncheon

The Plano Chapter of ASG celebrated 10 years of sewing friendships with a theme of another anniversary  – Diane Von Furstenberg’s iconic wrap dress celebrating it’s 40th year!




Our dynamic special events team  created  a contest theme which included  wrap garment, wrap outer wear and wrapped package categories.… Read the rest

Travelogue of a Wandering Sewist – Visiting Marla Kazell

The continued adventures of Sheryl and her trip west.

Further north on our journey I had the privilege of spending the morning shopping in Portland, OR with Marla Kazell.  It was such fun!

She introduced me to the Old Mill Store, which is so massive and has such incredible fabric offerings that I could have stayed there an entire day! … Read the rest

Plano ASG June Fashion Show


Fashion Word CollageEvery year, the Plano Chapter of ASG provides an opportunity for its members to be in the limelight. The annual Fashion Show invites every member to participate by showing us those special works that have come to life in your sewing room. Garments, accessories, home décor…come and show them off on the RUNWAY!… Read the rest