(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!
(Online) Workshops
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...
2014 ASG National Conference in St Louis

2014 ASG National Conference in St Louis

2014 ASG National Conference will take place in St Louis at the Arch, from Wednesday, July 23 to Monday, July 28. ASG Conference offers workshops, seminars and lectures in two-day, all-day, half-day, two-hour and 90-minute formats. Classes are tailored to every sewing interest and every level of sewing skill. The online registration begins TODAY. Check...
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 6: Vogue 8897 Sew Along

Week 6: Vogue 8897 Sew Along

It is hard to believe that this is the last session of this project. I would like to thank you for joining the Plano ASG chapter and me for our first (but surely not the last!) Sew Along. Our chapter has SEW many talented members, and you won’t want to miss what we present in...
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 5: Vogue 8897 Sew Along

Week 5: Vogue 8897 Sew Along

How is your dress/tunic coming along? Are you happy with it so far? I can’t wait to see all of them at our event. 1. I want to address the subject of “grading” a seam. When a seam is enclosed by a facing, collar, or cuff (just to name a few instances), it will lay...
Week 4: Vogue 8897 Sew Along

Week 4: Vogue 8897 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...
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...