(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!
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...continue reading
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Tutorials now all in one place!!!

Tutorials now all in one place!!!

  PLANO ASG MEMBERS SHARE THEIR TALENT !!! We have so many talented members that have shared their expertise both on our YouTube channel as well as with pdf handouts. We will be adding more of these tutorials so bookmark the tutorial page on our website it is here:  http://www.planoasgsews.org/tutorials/ Do you have a specific tutorial or...
DAFA (Dallas Area Fiber Artists) Lace program

DAFA (Dallas Area Fiber Artists) Lace program

The general meeting for DAFA on Monday, April 23, will begin at 6:45 PM. Mini Workshop starts at 5:30PM  Guests welcome Mini Workshop  Member Carrie Noess will teach the mini workshop at 5:30-6:30 on The Basics of Needlelace. The kit fee is $5. Please bring your Go-Kit with basic sewing supplies. We welcome spring with a program...
MEET THE COMMUNITY SERVICE NG LEADER

MEET THE COMMUNITY SERVICE NG LEADER

Carol Boyd – Helping Those In Need Carol Boyd has been leading the Community Service NG since 2013 simply because the group needed a leader and she just has a soft spot for helping anyone in need. The group chooses items through the awareness of a need that are requested from a non-profit organization. The items must...
Mary, Queen of Prints Exhibit  

Mary, Queen of Prints Exhibit  

Adventures with Sheryl and Debby What a field of eye candy!  Debby Bowles and I made the trek to the design district near downtown Dallas recently to hear a lecture on the history of print in fashion.  It was a very interesting lecture that highlighted 4 designers, all with a unique signature look.  However, the...
Meet the Material Girls NG leader

Meet the Material Girls NG leader

As truth would have it. . . want a job well done, ask a busy person. I became an NG leader by default. I was not happy about it because I was still recovering from surgery and learning how to say “no” as I was already overcommitted. Nevertheless, I took over Material Girls in 2012...
2018 ASG Plano Sewing Retreat!

2018 ASG Plano Sewing Retreat!

    Sewing retreats are a wonderful way to relax, unwind, rejuvenate, and inspire our minds and bodies.  You will meet new friends and learn a new technique or two! The 2018 AGS Plano was another huge success!  There were 26 ladies sewing day and night!  The Sunset Retreat and Quilt Shop is setup to...
Clutch and other handbag sewing advise

Clutch and other handbag sewing advise

Marie B’s adventures with clutches : What worked and what not to do! I might not be remembering the specifics of what got me started making these bags and not sure why I didn’t attend, but think Markita was holding a Handbag NG suggesting this pattern (free download).  The bags appealed to me and I...
Shirt Making Workshop

Shirt Making Workshop

  On January 20, 15 Plano ASG members spent time with Maris Olsen, president of the Seattle ASG chapter, for a great day of learning shirt making techniques.  Maris covered so many valuable tips that ranged from sewing a one-piece collar, the burrito method of installing a collar stand, tower plackets and more.  After learning...