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A message from your Chapter Advisory Board (CAB) ...
We need your input!
As we transition back to open meetings, we would like your thoughts on something new: chapter-wide quarterly events. These could be anything from daylong sew-togethers to seminars with sewing/serging celebrities to field trips, and more! We are making plans now for 2022 and need to know if this is something you would like and also any suggestions you have. Please take our Fort Wayne ASG Survey 2021. We promise it will only take a few minutes. Just click the button below. And, you don't have to be a member to take our survey. We love hearing from all our sewing friends and making new ones!
The mystery is solved and here are some of the quilts from ASG members who participated in our chapter's annual Mystery Quilt daylong event held February 13. The Fort Wayne Chapter was joined by members of the North Central Indiana chapter who got together to make their quilts. Check out the beautiful results below.
Special thanks to our president, Jenny Draper for bringing this quilt to us and teaching us how to make it! And kudos go out to Marilyn Morgan for her video expertise. Virtual hugs to you both!!!
You can make one, too! Click here for the video and PDF instructions.
We're in this together!
Our members made hundreds of face masks for donation to first responders, hospitals, nursing homes, health care workers, neighbors, family and friends and we are continuing to do more. Pictured at left are just a few samples made from JoAnn Fabric's pattern, but there are many other patterns being used. Check online to find the one or ones that suit your fancy and sew up a few or many. It continues to be our way of saying thank you to those who are putting themselves in harms way to keep us safe.
We weren't able to meet in person, but we came up with a way to hold a virtual sewing event that ensured we keep our sewing mojo energized! All Fort Wayne Chapter members were 'challenged' to create something new that is made ENTIRELY from things in their stash. Everyone who made a project from April 23-May 31, 2020 and sent a picture was entered in a drawing for a Cabin Fever Challenge prize.
Here are the entries we received! Do we have fabulous stashes or what?!
Our chapter members have big hearts! Check out the charity sewing we have been doing. Click here to go to our new Community Service page. And be sure to scroll down on that page to see some of the more than 200 Angel Gowns a group of our members made and donated to area hospitals last fall. One of the Angel Gowns is pictured at left. Find out how you can help.
Join us as we explore all things sewing - garment making, home dec, quilting, serger, felting, sewing tips and tricks, community service projects and more. You will find fellowship, inspiration, discounts, free online videos and just plan fun with others who share the same passion for sewing.
The American Sewing Guild welcomes sewers of all skill levels, ages, and interests. We offer a place for sewers to learn new skills, share interests, and contribute through community service. Membership offers the opportunity to nurture your love of sewing in a supportive and caring community of others who share your love of all things sewing.
Please take a stroll through our website to find out more about us. Then open the door to a new world of sewing friends, learning and just plan fun with people just like you. Simply fill out our contact page and press send. We will look forward to getting back with you!
Visit our national website for more benefits and how to join by going to asg.org