Neighborhood Groups

Browse the Neighborhood Groups listed below to find one or several that match your sewing interests! You are invited to attend 2 meetings of any Neighborhood Group before joining the American Sewing Guild (ASG). Membership is $50 first year and $45 per year on renewals. Junior (up to age 17) and Youth (17 -22 if attending school or college) memberships are $25 per year. After joining ASG, Neighborhood Group meetings are free. Your membership is good at any ASG chapter nationwide.

As our chapter grows, new Neighborhood Groups are added to our monthly schedule. All levels of experience are welcome.

Click here to see the NG calender for this month.  The calendar will have the topic as well as any changes in dates, times or cancellations.

Beader’s Workshop

Beaders Workshop meeting with Penny Hanstein,
NG Co-Leader on the left and Terri Baker, a member on the right.

When: 1st Thursday of the month, 1:00 PM
Where: Home of Marie Barrese
Contact: Beaders Workshop
Description: Hands on bead weaving techniques. The group makes bracelets, necklaces, earrings, and trim for clothing.

Community Sew

When: 1st Friday of the Month, 9:00 AM -12 noon
Where: Richarson Senior Center
820 Arapaho Rd.
Richardson, TX 75080
Contact: Community Sew
Description: Join fellow sewists to create items needed by various organizations in our community.

Designing Divas

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When: 4th Tuesday of the Month, 10:00 AM
Where: Christ United Methodist Church
3101 Coit Rd, Plano, TX 75075
Contact: Designing Divas
Description: Designing Divas focuses on flat pattern drafting to enhance the basic sloper pattern. We design all garment types: tops, pants jackets, outwear, and more. We also provide time for fitting adjustments. We will help new members draft a sloper to help them design flat patterns that fit their body.

Hoopla Sisters

Beautiful embroidered pillow

When: 3rd Tuesday of the Month, 10:30 AM
Where: Home of Ginny Stein
Contact: Hoopla Sisters
Description: This group meets monthly and has programs and projects related to machine embroidery and using computer embroidery software. We have show and tell and also discuss new techniques, new products and upcoming events related to machine embroidery. All levels of skill are welcome and all machine brands are represented. Machines are not brought to the meetings.

Maggie’s Minons

Maggie’s Broken Star Quilt design

When: 3rd Sunday of the Month, 2:00 PM
Where: Home of Maggie Tinnin
Contact: Maggie’s Minions
Description: EQ quilting software
Maggie’s Minions are working their way through one of the books that EQ (Electric Quilt) sells, EQ8 Designing Quilts. You will need the book for the meetings and it is available at Amazon and at ElectricQuilt.com.  All members are requested to wear masks for the meetings.

Project Sew
(City of Dallas partnership with ASG)

When: 3rd Saturday of the Month, 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Where: Walnut Hill Rec center
10011 Midway Rd,75229
Contact: Project Sew
Description: Come and go hands on workshop format

All about Project Sew.

Quiltin’ B’s

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When: 3rd Thursday of the Month, 7:00 PM
Where: Home of Maggie Tinnin
Contact: Quiltin’ B’s
Description: Monthly quilting sew a long, lectures

T.A.G.

Flower pillow project made by kids at a TAG meeting.

When: 2nd Saturday of the Month, 10:00 AM -12 :00 PM
Where: Plano Sewing Center,
2070 W Spring Creek Pkwy #326, Plano TX 75023
Contact: TAG
Description: Hands on sewing projects for 8 – 18 year old’s. Registration is required. Please see this page for more information.

We’re Sew Special

When: 1st Tuesday of the Month, 6:30 PM
Where: First Baptist Church, Mesquite
Contact: We’re Sew Special
Description: Geographic general NG

ZOOM Virtual Neighborhood Groups

When: Every Saturday at 9:00 AM
-OR-
2nd Wednesday at 7:00 PM
Where: Online
Contact: Virtual
Description: Meet with fellow sewing enthusiasts in an online conferencing format. Topics vary according to group interest.

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