(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!
Yarn & Fiber
Dallas Fort Worth Area Fabric and Fiber Shopping Map

Dallas Fort Worth Area Fabric and Fiber Shopping Map

    We are excited to announce the first ever Dallas/Fort Worth Fabric and Fiber Shopping Map!!! Susan Annand from www.DesignSynse.com  in conjunction with the Plano TX Chapter of the American Sewing Guild invites you to enjoy all of the shopping opportunities in our North Texas Area!!!  Please feel free to link to our map,...
Preparing to Sew - What you need to know

Preparing to Sew – What you need to know

It is January a new year, I am sure you have lots of sewing projects planned for 2016.  Before you sew here are a few tips of preparation. When shopping and you fall in love with a fabric but you are not exactly sure what you will create.  Here is a general guideline that several...
Textile Conservation

Textile Conservation

What comes to mind when you think about preserving our history? We’re familiar with preserving famous paintings, architecture, furniture, and historical documents, but where do textiles fit when you think of history? Because textiles are thought of as utilitarian, they rank at the bottom when conserving history comes to mind. But, how can you think about your personal...
Podcast with Folk Fibers

Podcast with Folk Fibers

Sheryl sent me a follow up on our previous blog about Thread Cult podcasts. The creator of the Thread Cult podcasts and the Daughter Fish blog, Christine, just had a baby, but she’s back with new podcasts. Thread Cult’s January podcast is with Maura Grace Ambrose: “Maura Grace Ambrose is an Austin-based artist and founder...
January Group Schedule Online

January Group Schedule Online

The new Neighborhood Group Schedule for January is online and can be downloaded from this page. Our special events committee has been working hard organizing many exciting events for 2014! Read more about it in the newsletter and keep an eye on this blog. Scheduled are the Annual Retreat January 16 -19, A Sew Along...
An Unexpected Gem in the Wilds of the Pacific Northwest

An Unexpected Gem in the Wilds of the Pacific Northwest

(Sheryl sent me this to share with you all:) I just got home from a wonderful trip British Columbia.  While we were wandering the area we bumped into this awesome studio/gallery/workshop housed in a cluster of yurts!  The owners were so friendly and loved showing us and telling us about all the work both in...
Art Under The Microscope

Art Under The Microscope

The University of Michigan Health System and Fiber Artists@Loose Ends have partnered to show artistic interpretations of scientific images. Online they’ve teamed up with Cell.com to show a selection from the traveling exhibit Art Under the Microscope. “The exhibition Art Under the Microscope presents impressive scientific imagery interpreted through textile arts, a perfect blending of...
2nd annual DFW Yarn Crawl

2nd annual DFW Yarn Crawl

Saddle up for the 2013 DFW Yarn Crawl, Y’all! October 4-13 “The best thing to happen to DFW Yarnies since Ravelry!” If you’ve never been on a yarn crawl before, the goal is simple – visit as many of our amazing local yarn shops as possible to find new treasures, break out of your well worn...