ASG Annual Conference 2013

Wednesday, July 31, 2013 7:00 AM  –  Monday, August 5, 2013 5:00 PM Eastern Time

Hyatt Regency Crystal City
2799 Jefferson Davis Hwy, Arlington, Virginia 22202 USA

by Monday, June 24, 2013. Register here and read more about the Instructors, Fashion Show and Conference Highlights.


  • Trained Sewing Instructor Workshop: Wed, July 31 – Fri, August 2
  • Leadership Reception: Wed, July 31, 7:00 pm–9:00 pm
  • Corporate Annual Meeting: Thu, August 1, 9:00 am– 4:30 pm
  • Optional Workshops: Thu, August 1
  • Core Conference: Fri, August 2 – Sunday, August 4
  • Exhibit Hall Preview Night: Thu, August 1
  • Fashion Show Rehearsal: Fri, August 2 – 5:30pm
  • National Treasures Fashion Show Luncheon: Sat, August 3

The Event Summary can be viewed here and the Event Agenda here.… Read the rest

Anyone Can Sew Fashion Show!

fashionftCome be a part of our Anyone Can Sew Fashion Show and Pot Luck Brunch!

Date: Saturday, June 22
Time: 10 AM-12 PM
Cost: no cost, but please contribute to the pot luck
Location: Bent Tree Bible Fellowship
4141 International Parkway
Carrollton, TX
Room J108 (northeast corner of building. See Google Map below)

Our first real fashion show.… Read the rest

ASG Contest 2013

Anyone can win!

Last year’s “Anyone Can Win” event was so well received that we’re doing it again. “Anyone Can Win” is open only to ASG members and anyone age 18 and under who is a Junior Member of sponsored by an ASG member (Open to U.S. residents only).

To enter, make all or part of any of the ASG patterns shown on this page.… Read the rest

Plano ASG Rewards Program

planoasgrewards 252x300 Plano ASG Rewards ProgramIn appreciation for and to encourage ASG member participation in Plano ASG Chapter activities, Plano ASG members will be rewarded with the gift card of their choice for the following:

• $5 – Written articles of 500 – 700 words for the chapter newsletter. Topic must be submitted to and approved by the newsletter editor for submission.… Read the rest

April – May – June Newsletter online

Wow! It is hard to believe that spring is here. The past few months have just flown by.

We’ve just posted the latest Plano TX Chapter newsletter. It can be downloaded here. You’ll need your Plano ASG password to get into the page.

This edition of the newsletter has articles about:

  • the ASG/Simplicity “Anyone Can Win Contest” 2013
  • the Anyone Can Sew Fashion Show & Pot Luck Brunch
  • 2 new Neigborhood Groups
  • our Annual Retreat in January
  • 2013 ETA Dallas
  • T.A.G.
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New Neighborhood Group in Forney

There is a new group of “sewists” in Forney. They are forming a new Neighborhood Group which will be part of the Plano Chapter.

Becky welcomed the group at their first meeting (Saturday, March 2nd). Here are some of our new Forney ASG members signing up and also our President Becky looking sharp in her double zip jacket!… Read the rest

National ASG Upcoming Webinars

Here is the list of webinars for the first quarter, offered by the National ASG:


10 – ASG Online!: Polar Fleece. We know polar fleece is a great fabric. Do you know what it is made from? Please join us for our first ASG Online of the New Year and learn about some techniques and projects for fleece fabric.… Read the rest