Celebrating Button Day with Benno’s Buttons

What better way to celebrate National Button Day than to spend a little time exploring the world of buttons with Jerry Dawson from Benno’s Buttons. Watch this video to learn a little bit about buttons and see some of the beautiful and unique buttons Benno’s offers. As Jerry says at the end of the video, what better way to celebrate the day than to buy a special button!… Read the rest

Fireside Chat with Gail Yellen and her Serge Magic

Join me for a 25 minute fireside chat with Gail Yellen of Gail Patrice Designs and hear all about her serger magic. Gail offers a collection of patterns, teaches a wide range of classes and workshops, authored the book, Serger Essentials, and has a YouTube channel where she offers a wide range of videos called Serger Tip Clips.… Read the rest

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, be sure you credit DesignSynse.com… Read the rest

Anyone can win it motivation and sewing tip from Louise Cutting

louise cutting pic

We just finished a weekend hosting Louise Cutting from http://www.cuttinglinedesigns.com/    Fabrique Fabrics  hosted a champagne trunk show of Cutting Line Patterns on Friday evening, and all day Saturday participants learned how to measure, identify and solve common fitting issues.  We are proud that we can host nationally recognized sewing instructors, and would love all input on which sewing star you would like for us to host in 2017.… Read the rest

Row by Row Experience Shop Hop

What is a Shop Hop?  There are many kinds but in this article, we will stick to quilt stores.  A Shop Hop is a group of quilt stores who agree to participate in a common program for a limited length of time to produce a common quilt.  Each store might sell one block in the common quilt. … Read the rest

The Fabric Affair

A New Friend in an Old Place


If you have been around Richardson, Plano and Dallas for any length of time you probably have been to or heard about The Fabric Affair.  Last year the store closed and then re-opened under new ownership in the same location.  The new owners are Chris & Cathy Musson and Abigail & Michael Kralicek who also own Suddenly Sewing in Fort Worth.… Read the rest

Linda Lee’s Sewing with Knits Workshop + Fashion Show

Plano Chapter of the American Sewing Guild presents Linda Lee’s Sewing with Knits Workshop

Workshop Details:

Date: Saturday, April 26, 2014 Time: 9 AM – 5 PM
Location: Christ United Methodist, 3101 Coit Road, Plano, TX (open map)
Cost: ASG Members –  $135; Non-members- $165

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Great Times at our first Plano ASG Shop Hop!

shophopftOn Saturday, September 21, eight sewing buddies forged a trail through Golden D’Or Fabrics, Benno’s Buttons and White Rock Weaving Center.

It was a great time of shopping together, finding new retailers, seeing new fabrics, trims and skills.  We conspired to spend each other’s money while dreaming of just how this fabric would work with that trim on who knows what project! … Read the rest