Annual Luncheon and Election of Officers Saturday, October 17 at 11 AM

costumeIt’s that time again…..  Time to celebrate all we have experienced together as a chapter in the past year and look forward to all we hope to accomplish together in 2016.  In keeping with the idea of celebration, we will be enjoying a theatrical theme this year.

All The World’s a Stage!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

Special Events brings Pamela Leggett to Plano

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Are you ready to make that perfect garment but afraid that it will look homemade?  Many times the pattern directions are confusing and give poor results.  The difference between “just OK” and “fabulous” are often simple techniques in stitching, pressing and products.  Join us for an all-day Design Details Workshop led by Pamela Leggett that will show you many tricks-of-the-trade to make your garments look professional. … Read the rest

Plano ASG High Tea

Vintage+1950s+hatsGet out your fancy hat!  Plano Chapter of ASG is taking everyone to High Tea!

Date: Saturday, February 21, 2015

Time: 1:15 – 3:15 PM

Location: Chocolate Angel, corner of Preston and Parker

Be ready for a fun afternoon of tea and conversation. We will be quite elegantly served white chocolate cranberry scones, tea sandwiches, petite quiche, chicken salad tartlet, ham & gruyere puff pastry, assorted fruit, an assortment of sweet pastries, & selected loose leaf tea paired with each course.  … Read the rest

Inspired by Gone With The Wind Exhibits – Adventures of Markita

Curtain_Dress_and_Hat_350What could be better than exhibits that feature beautiful and iconic clothing?  It is the 75 anniversary of “Gone With The Wind” and the Ransom Center on the campus of the University of Texas at Arlington has curated an exhibit called the Making of Gone With The Wind.   If you can’t make the exhibit in person, I encourage you to check out the center’s website.… Read the rest

It’s a Wrap – 10 year anniversary of Plano Chapter Luncheon

The Plano Chapter of ASG celebrated 10 years of sewing friendships with a theme of another anniversary  – Diane Von Furstenberg’s iconic wrap dress celebrating it’s 40th year!




Our dynamic special events team  created  a contest theme which included  wrap garment, wrap outer wear and wrapped package categories.… Read the rest

Space is Limited … Reserve your Space for the 2015 Plano ASG Retreat

Retreat Logo - WordPress Version vs 2Pack your luggage and your sewing room for three days dedicated to nothing but sewing! Hunker down at your machine along with fellow sewists to … complete works in progress, focus on projects requiring your complete attention & to dedicate uninterrupted time complete your most complex & challenging makes!

Do all this and more on one of the most breathtaking 30-acre parcels of land in North Texas at the Lakeview Camp & Retreat Center !… Read the rest

Share Fair – September 27th 9:30 am – 3 pm


Doesn’t everybody love a good fair?

Right here in North Texas we have the Renaissance Fair, the State Fair of Texas, the North Texas Fair and Rodeo, and I’m sure there are various other fairs I don’t even know about.  Usually fairs bring midways, corny dogs, cotton candy and lots of contests and displays. … Read the rest

Mark your Calendars for these Upcoming Events!

There are two upcoming events that may be of interest. Check your calendars and invite your friends … these are great opportunities to be inspired.

Fiber Retreat

Are you in need of a mini creative vacation? Consider the Fiber Retreat August 15th – 17th at the Lone Oak Ranch & Retreat Center in Gainesville.… Read the rest

Plano ASG June Fashion Show


Fashion Word CollageEvery year, the Plano Chapter of ASG provides an opportunity for its members to be in the limelight. The annual Fashion Show invites every member to participate by showing us those special works that have come to life in your sewing room. Garments, accessories, home décor…come and show them off on the RUNWAY!… Read the rest

Linda Lee Workshop and Fashion Show

Written by:  Sheryl Belson

On April 26-27 our Plano ASG chapter had a wonderful time hosting Linda Lee’s Sewing with Knits Workshop and fashion show.  Saturday began with Linda talking about fit and sharing a number of great tips for working with knit fabrics.  Among many things, she told us that a walking foot will change everything!… Read the rest