ASG Conference 2019 Will Be In Boston
The ASG Conference is a unique once-a-year opportunity for sewing enthusiasts to gather for shopping, networking and education. Open to members and non-members, this year's event will be held in the Greater Boston Area. Registration opens April 2, 2019. For more information, click HERE. Dates: August 1-4, 2019 Event Location: DoubleTree by Hilton Boston (North Shore) 50 Ferncroft Rd, Danvers, MA Click HERE for hotel reservations #asgconvention #americansewingguild #asg #s
It's Our Anniversary!
Our next meeting is Saturday, January 26, 2019 at Cypress Lake Presbyterian Church, 8260 Cypress Lakes Dr, Fort Myers. Meeting will be held from 1pm - 4pm. Doors open at noon for the fabric sale. Our speaker will be Emma Seabrooke. Emma trained in France and took many fashion design courses in college while obtaining her degree. She has been fashion sewing since age six. She loves sewing with knits and is an accomplished pattern designer. In addition to Emma and the fa
We have confirmed reservations for our 2018 retreat being held at the Lake Placid Camp & Convention Center. When: April 30th thru May 5th, 2018 Cost: $85.00 per night (per person) Includes: Three meals a day, single and double rooms available Come join your sewing friends for a week of sewing and laughter. A deposit of $50 will secure you a place at this fun and exciting event. Checks can be made payable and mailed to Jeri V., check your roster for her mailing inf
October Chapter Meeting NEW DATE!
Our monthly Chapter Meeting will be held October 17, 2015. This is a week earlier than usual, so mark your calendars and plan to attend. Meeting is from 1-3pm with fabric sale beginning at noon. Remember, our wonderful new home is: Cypress Lake Presbyterian Church Fellowship Hall 8260 Cypress Lake Drive in South Fort Myers. On the agenda: The Cow Sews/Naples Neighborhood Group will be providing a mini-demonstration for a holiday surprise you won't want to miss. Bring you c
Helping Our Chapter Is Just A Click Away
Do you shop on Amazon.com? Well if you do, now you can select Fort Myers American Sewing Guild as your charity and a percentage of your purchase will be donated to our chapter. It will not cost you anything extra, the donation comes directly from Amazon... all YOU need to do is shop. So, next time you are letting your fingers do your shopping, go to smile.amazon.com and select our chapter as your charity and let the money start rolling our way! #asg #americansewingguild #am
Annual Meeting & Luncheon
Our ASG Annual Meeting and Luncheon will be held November 21, 2015. Please note this is one week earlier than our normal meeting date. Doors will open at 11:30am and the lunch will begin at noon. General meeting and elections will follow. The luncheon will be pot luck and cost is $5 per person. Tickets will be on sale at the September meeting. Talk to Barbara, our new hospitality chair and let her know if you will be bringing a main dish, salad or dessert. Plan to make
Did You Get Your Fat Quarter Yet?
And what will you make with it? If you want to get in on the contest before it's too late, ask Val for your piece of fabric! #americansewingguild #asg #contest
Community Sew Information
Community Sew has a new permanent location: United Way Building 7273 Concourse Way Fort Myers, FL (Driving about 1/4 mile past Lakes Regional Library, toward McGregor, turn left off of Gladiolus onto Concourse and then it's 2 blocks down on the right. All of our supplies are at an off-site storage unit and help is needed to transport supplies both to and from the Community Sew. If you are willing to assist, meet at 8:30am with an empty trunk at the storage unit. You do not
Fashion Show 2015
The fashion show was held February 21st and was a smashing success. Thanks to the hard work and talent of our chairperson, Claudia, a great time was had by all. Lovely table settings, delicious chicken entree, dessert, favors, door prizes....and, the fashions were just WOW! After lunch the runway came alive with our models showing aprons, shawls, jackets, dresses, full ensembles for everyday or for jet-setting. A fabulous day was had by all, and thanks to the ladies who vo
Happy Birthday to Us!
January 2015 marks our 24th Birthday as being a chapter of the American Sewing Guild. To celebrate in style, at our monthly Chapter meeting, a cake was enjoyed by the membership thanks to our new hospitality chair, Evelyn. And what fun to have Helen with us, one of our charter members. Helen invited a wonderful group of ladies who represent a few of the local charities we service with sewing projects made at Community Sew. It was so inspiring and uplifting to know where our