Winners of half priced workshop announced

A random drawing of all Plano ASG members as of April 6, 2014 produced two lucky winners!

Cynthia Isley and Ozella Hailey will receive the option to purchase a seat at the April 26th Linda Lee

workshop at only half price!  Just another benefit of membership!   There are still a few seats available,

don’t hesitate to be a part of this special event.… Read the rest

2014 ASG National Conference in St Louis

ASGConf14_hires_print_2in2014 ASG National Conference will take place in St Louis at the Arch, from Wednesday, July 23 to Monday, July 28.

ASG Conference offers workshops, seminars and lectures in two-day, all-day, half-day, two-hour and 90-minute formats. Classes are tailored to every sewing interest and every level of sewing skill.

The online registration begins TODAY.… Read the rest

Plano ASG Show & Tell Event

showtellHave you participated in the recent quilt and garment sew along led by Maggie and Louise? Or maybe you’ve finally perfected that garment that’s been a challenge, or conquered a new quilting technique. No matter what you’ve been working on bring your finished work of art and share your story at the Show & Tell event – Saturday March 22nd from 10am – 12pm.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

CLICK HERE to register for the workshop.Read the rest

2014 ASG Anyone Can Sew Contest

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Anyone Can Win is ASG’s equal opportunity sewing event because anyone who enters has a chance to win, regardless of your sewing expertise or experience. Anyone Can Win is open to ASG “over 18” members and anyone age 18 and under (Open to U.S. residents only).

If the entrant is not a Junior Member, the “18 and under” category needs an ASG sponsor.… Read the rest

Plano ASG Sew Along & Show Off

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.… Read the rest

2014 Retreat Pictures

Roxanne sent me these pictures of the Annual Chapter Retreat at Cedar Mills Resort on Lake Texoma.

Looks like they had a lot of fun together and finished quite a few outfits too!


Becky working on her new shirt.


Becky T-shirt

Dinner Friday night

Friday Night Dinner




Robin & Kathy

Robin and Kathy

Robin + Sisters

Robin and sisters

Robins Sis & Sandy

Robin and sister Sandy




Sandy Ironing

Snow skirt prototype

The Snow skirt prototype

TJ & Mollie-

TJ hand sewing

TJ hand sewing her coat

TJ new Coat

TJ’s new coat

TJ New Skirt

TJ’s new skirt

Friday dinner all--

Everyone in the picture, including Roxanne!… Read the rest

January Group Schedule Online

The new Neighborhood Group Schedule for January is online and can be downloaded from this page.

Our special events committee has been working hard organizing many exciting events for 2014! Read more about it in the newsletter and keep an eye on this blog.

Scheduled are the Annual Retreat January 16 -19, A Sew Along and Show Off in March (more info soon!),… Read the rest

Oklahoma Winter Quilt Show


Make plans now to come to Oklahoma City, OK on January 9 – 11, 2014 and spend the whole weekend sewing, quilting, crafting, shopping and spending quality time with your friends at Sew Original Quilt & Creative Expo!

A large variety of Workshops and Lectures to choose from, including Longarm Quilting, Machine Quilting, Machine Embroidery, and so much more.… Read the rest