What’s better than one Sew Along? Two Sew Alongs!

Plano ASG is calling all quilters and garment sewers alike to participate in a Sew Along beginning Friday, February 7th. Over the six week event, participants have the option to quilt a table runner or table topper. Or if fashion is your passion you may elect to sew Vogue 8897.

 

Quilting participants will be led by Maggie Tinnin, while garment sewers will be led by Louise Schubert.

Table Runner or Table Topper

The table topper is 37” x 37” and the runner is 17” x 62”.

table runner x

table topper x

You’ll need 5 different fabrics and batting to make the topper or runner. Here are the fabric requirements:

PlanoASG-sewalong-fabric-requirements

 

Vogue 8897

MISSES’ DRESS: Loose-fitting, pullover dress has mock front band and side pockets. Model A (left): purchased bias tape to finish neckline and armholes. Model B (right): collar, sleeve and lower bands, and purchased trim.

This is a Very Easy Misses pattern. For fabric, notions and yardage requirements, please see here.

The pattern will be on sale for $4.99 at JoAnn’s Friday, Jan 31 & Saturday, Feb 1. The pattern is currently not on sale at Hancock’s.

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Maggie and Louise will both be posting step-by-step instructions along with pictures. Work at your own pace, the blog posts will be there to provide all the support you need. If you get stuck, have questions, experience success or failure post them to our Plano ASG Facebook page.

Here’s an outline of the topic we’ll cover each week. New blog posts will be posted on the dates shown:

PlanoASG-sewalong-schedule(click to enlarge)

Sew Along Show Off event

The twist to this Sew Along event is at the end we’ll not only post our finished quilts and garments on Facebook, but we’ll show off our quilts and garments in person.

Join us Saturday, March 22nd, 2014 at Christ United Methodist Church (3101 Coit Road, Plano, TX 75057) from 10am – 12pm for our Sew Along Show Off event. We’ll share construction techniques, what worked, what didn’t, fabrics … the possibilities are endless.

Are you ready to show of your skills, imagination and creativity? Join the Sew Along. We can’t wait to see what you’ll make!

Use this contact form to ask Louise and Maggie questions about the Sew Along. Your Sew Along work-in-progress pictures can be sent to sewalong@planoasgsews.org or uploaded to our Facebook page.

Happy Sewing!

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