Plano Chapter of ASG

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.

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Home Grown Plano ASG Sews Jeans Workshop

Home Grown Plano ASG Sews Jeans Workshop

At the Plano ASG chapter, we have so many talented members.  Member Debby B. agreed to teach us her secrets for creating jeans that no one will believe you made yourself!   In August we had two Jeans Techniques Workshops held at the “Best Little Retreat Center”  where attendees learned all the steps to making a RTW...
Tunic Bible Workshop

Tunic Bible Workshop

Tunic Bible Workshop is coming to Plano!  We are so excited to be hosting this event and we’ve been busy getting ready! On July 14, 2018 we had the Tunic Bible Fitting workshop.  Plano ASG members tried on samples from the “Tunic Bible” in both woven and knit.  Everyone made notes on how to create...
Is a sewing subscription service for you?

Is a sewing subscription service for you?

Subscription services – They used to be book of the month club, fruit baskets, etc.  Then came the beauty product clubs, and the popular clothing club, stitch fix. There have been crafting clubs, quilting and embroidery clubs, knitting clubs, well now there is a new subscription sewing club.     Needle Sharp is the brain...
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...
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...

Mary Ray at Plano chapter of American Sewing Guild

The Plano chapter of the American Sewing Guild hosted Mary Ray (http://www.maryraydesigns.com) on September 29th and 30th, 2017. Mary Ray is a contributing editor at Threads Magazine (http://www.threadsmagazine.com/). She is currently teaching Apparel Construction and Flat Pattern Design part-time at Appalachian State University in Boone, North Carolina. Outside of App State, she teaches classes, workshops...
Fashion exhibits now in Dallas

Fashion exhibits now in Dallas

Two beautiful, interesting and inspiring exhibits to view in Dallas. The exhibition “Reimagining the Kimono,” presented by the Texas Fashion Collection of the University of North Texas is at North Park between Neimans Marcus and Dillards.   It runs now through June 27th.   It features not only traditional Japanese kimonos like the uchikake see in...
It is almost a New Year - Set reasonable goals

It is almost a New Year – Set reasonable goals

Time for reflection, for planning and goal setting. I am going to encourage you to set reasonable goals for 2017.  I would characterize myself as someone who attempts to over achieve.  I have lots of plans for lots of great designs, projects, paintings and more.   In my mind, I think, I can lose ##...