The Kenneth King Workshop

Are you a sewist frustrated with finishing your garment projects?  Or are you looking to learn how to have a high end professional finish on your garments.  There is no one better to help you with the details than Kenneth King!

The Plano Special Events Committee invites you to attend the Cool Tricks Takes Manhattan Workshop. The workshop is based on King’s CD Book by the same name.  The event will take place on Saturday, March 23rd from 9 am – 4 pm at the Best Little Retreat Center in Dallas.… Read the rest

Designing Divas visit Balenciaga in Black at the Kimbell Art Museum

Tuesday, November 27, Designing Divas had a wonderful tour of the Balenciaga in Black exhibit at the Kimbell Art Museum in Fort Worth. They learned how this leader of fashion design used fabric and form to create beautiful artwork. The group will strive to recreate the lines in
some of the designs to create their own patterns.… Read the rest

Ready-to-Wear Fasters Meet and Greet

We are so excited to partner with Fabrique Fabrics one last time to generate a space for local RTW fasters to meet each other.

We will meet at Fabrique Fashion Fabrics on Saturday, December 15, 2018 from 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM. The address is 3801 W President George Bush Hwy, Plano, TX 75075.… Read the rest

How to Be Online Fabric Shopping Savvy

The Plano ASG Chapter met on Saturday, Oct 27. If you missed the annual luncheon, you missed a wonderful event! We were fortunate to have Rosalind Gaither of Sew Much Fabric (www.smfabric.com,) Katy, Texas, as our speaker. She has been in business since 1987.

Rosalind shared four important things to know when “Online Fabric Shopping.” Her goal was to ensure we knew what to look for when shopping online, as well as knowing how to know when your personal info is properly protected.… Read the rest

Did Someone Say Sewing Retreat?!?!

Post by Sharon Merlo, Plano ASG Retreat Coordinator

We are headed back to Sunset, Texas! Time to pack your sewing gear and spend the weekend with your sewing buddies’ sew-cializing for a few days! We always have a good mix of quilters, garment sewers, and machine embroidery enthusiasts attending and it is wonderful learning, sharing ideas and seeing what everyone else is working on.… Read the rest

2018 Annual Luncheon and Election of Officers

As we enter the fall season, we will be closing out this year in style with our 2018 Annual Luncheon and Election of Officers.
The event will be on Saturday October 27 from 11:30 am to 2 pm at the Sheraton Hotel McKinney located at 1900 Gateway Boulevard in McKinney, Texas.Read the rest

MEET THE COMMUNITY SERVICE NG LEADER

Carol Boyd – Helping Those In Need

Carol Boyd has been leading the Community Service NG since 2013 simply because the group needed a leader and she just has a soft spot for helping anyone in need.

The group chooses items through the awareness of a need that are requested from a non-profit organization.… Read the rest

Dates for 2018 Retreat announced !

Mark your calendars February 1st – 4th 2018 Plano ASG Sewing Retreat!
Pack your bags & ride out to Sunset, Texas with us for 4 days/ 3 nights and enjoy prepared meals, lots of uninterrupted sewing time while having fun and learning with people that share your passion.  For information on the facility check out their website www.sunsetretreat.com
Thanks,
Sharon
Plano ASG Retreat Coordinator
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National Sewing Month Community Service Sew In

Free Community Sewing Event

Sunday, Sept. 13th 1:30 – 4:30 PM

Richardson Heights Recreation Center

711 W. Arapaho Road  Richardson, TX  75080

Experienced and Beginners welcome!   Never sewn before?  That is ok!  This is a great project to start.

We will be providing supplies, tools, notions and sewing machines or bring your own.… Read the rest

Carol & Jane at Children’s

Check out these cute pictures of Carol and Jane bringing finger puppets, blankets and hats to Children’s Medical Center, Legacy.

From July 1 to December 31 Plano ASG members donated over 592 hours of their time to make at least
529 items including fleece lap and baby blankets, receiving blankets, finger puppets, demise gowns
and gel pacs for preemies.… Read the rest