Neighborhood Groups

Browse the Neighborhood Groups listed below to find one or several that match your sewing interests! You are invited to attend 2 meetings of any Neighborhood Group before joining the American Sewing Guild (ASG). Membership is $50 first year and $45 per year on renewals. Junior (up to age 17) and Youth (17 -22 if attending school or college) memberships are $25 per year. After joining ASG, Neighborhood Group meetings are free. Your membership is good at any ASG chapter nationwide.

As our chapter grows, new Neighborhood Groups are added to our monthly schedule. All levels of experience are welcome.

Click here to see the NG calender for this month.  The calendar will have the topic as well as any changes in dates, times or cancellations.

Beader’s Workshop

Beaders Workshop meeting with Penny Hanstein, NG Co-Leader on the left and Terri Baker, a member on the right.

When: 1st Thursday of the Month, 1:00 PM
Where: Home of Marie Barrese
Contact: Beader’s Workshop
Description:Hands on bead weaving techniques. The group makes bracelets, necklaces, earrings and trim for clothing.

Channeling Chanel

Beautiful French inspired jacket

When: 2nd and 4th Wednesdays of the Month, 7:00 PM
Where: Home of Marie Barrese
Contact: Channeling Chanel
Description: Come create your very own custom Chanel inspired jacket.

Community Service

Community Service completed 202 comfort pillows for veterans receiving hospice care at our April meeting

When: 1st Friday of the Month, 10:00 AM
Where: Bernina Sewing Center
340 Coit Rd., Plano
Contact: Community Service
Description: Hands on community service sewing projects

Designing Divas

When: 4th Tuesday of the Month, 10:00 AM
Where: Home of Mary Jo Forbes
Contact: Designing Divas
Description: Designing Divas focuses on flat pattern drafting to enhance the basic sloper pattern. We design all garment types: tops, pants jackets, outwear, and more. We also provide time for fitting adjustments. We will help new members draft a sloper to help them design flat patterns that fit their body.

Hoopla Sisters

Beautiful embroidered pillow

When: 3rd Tuesday of the Month, 10:30 AM
Where: Home of Ginny Stein
Contact: Hoopla Sisters
Description: This group meets monthly and has programs and projects related to machine embroidery and using computer embroidery software. We have show and tell and also discuss new techniques, new products and upcoming events related to machine embroidery. All levels of skill are welcome and all machine brands are represented. Machines are not brought to the meetings.

Maggie’s Minons

Maggie’s Broken Star Quilt design

When: 4th Sunday of the Month, 2:00 PM
Where: Home of Maggie Tinnin
Contact: Maggie’s Minions
Description: EQ quilting software

Project Sew

When: 3rd Saturday of the Month, 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Where: Walnut Hill Rec center
10011 Midway Rd,75229
Contact: Project Sew
Description: Come and go hands on workshop format

All about Project Sew.

T.A.G.

Flower pillow project made by kids at a TAG meeting.

When: 2nd Saturday of the Month, 10:00 AM -12 :00 PM
Where: Plano Sewing Center,
2070 W Spring Creek Pkwy #326, Plano TX 75023
Contact: TAG
Description: Hands on sewing projects for 8 – 18 year old’s. $5.00 kit fee. Registration is required. Please see this page for more information.

Tiny T.A.G.

Look what these young girls made in March’s Tiny Tag meeting

When: 3nd Saturday of the Month
Where: Markita’s home in Mckinney
Contact: Tiny Tag
Description: 6 & 7 year olds hands on projects. $5.00 kit fee. Registration is required. Please see this page for more information.

Toujours! Couture

When: 1st Thursday of the Month, 10:30 AM
Where: Fabrique Fashion Fabric
George Bush & Coit
Contact: Toujours! Couture
Description: Lecture or sew along’s of couture sewing techniques

Quiltin’ B’s

When: 4th Thursday of the Month, 7:00 PM
Where: Home of Maggie Tinnin
Contact: Quiltin’ B’s
Description: Monthly quilting sew a long, lectures

We’re Sew Special

When: 1st Friday of the Month, 10:00 AM
Where: First Baptist Church, Mesquite
Contact: We’re Sew Special
Description: Geographic general NG

West Side Sew

Show and Tell at a West Side Sew Neighborhood Group Meeting

When: 4th Saturday
Jan-Mar-May-Jul-Sep-Nov, 10:00 AM
Where: Coppell Public Library
177 N. Heatrz Road
Contact: West Side Sew
Description: Geographic general NG

Virtual Neighborhood Group

When: 2nd Tuesday’s at 7:00 PM
Where: Online
Contact: Virtual
Description: Meet with fellow sewing enthusiasts in an online conferencing format. Each meeting will be announced with an email with a registration link and will be capped at 15 people.

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