Love to machine embroider?  Join us for the ...

Calling all machine embroidery fans – wannabes to professionals! Our Fort Wayne Chapter of the American Sewing Guild will hold a special event featuring the HoopSisters from 2-4 p.m. March 22 in the Administration Building at the Van Wert County Fairgrounds on US 127 in Van Wert. The program will feature a trunk show and talk by the nationally known HoopSisters with their award-winning designs, sought-after products, and cutting-edge machine embroidery techniques.  The event is open to the public. There is a $5 cash charge at the door. Participants will have an opportunity to purchase HoopSisters products after the trunk show.


HoopSisters makes perfectly quilted, pieced, embroidered, and decoratively stitched quilt blocks all in the hoop of an embroidery machine with the HoopSisters Technique. Find more information on their website at:


Members get in free if they register by March 15. Click here to send an email with HoopSisters in the subject line and, in the text, your name, member number, email address and phone number. 


For questions about the event, click here or email the chapter at

2024 Mystery Quilt Solved!




Pictured at left is our version of the Ribbon Star Quilt by Missouri Star. It was super fun to make during our annual Mystery Quilt event held throughout the day on Feb. 10! Click here or go to our Events tab and click on Mystery Quilt for complete instructions, including all the clues to solve the mystery yourself both in PDF and our lively YouTube video instructions. We have past quilts with instructions and videos there, too. Happy quilting!

Non-members are welcome!

Pack your projects - it's our annual Shipshewana Retreat!

Join us for four days of all the shopping, eating, chatting, sharing, swimming, eating, sewing, eating and did we mention shopping that you can handle! It's our chapter's annual Shipshewana Retreat from noon Tuesday, April 23 to 5 p.m. Friday, April 25 at in the Blue Gate Garden Inn's roomy Magnola Room that is right off the parking lot for easy lugging of machines and sewing goodies. Cost for the four days is $50 for members, $60 for non-members and $20 a day if you can't stay. Click here for complete information and registration form. 


Chapter happenings coming up!



Click here for a list of our February, 2024 Neighborhood Group meetings and their topics, as well as upcoming chapter events and contact information. 


Join us! We would love to share our love of sewing with you!

Find out more about us

      American Sewing Guild (ASG) is a national organization made up of 130 chapters and over 1,000 neighborhood groups, creating a network of sewing friends with all levels of sewing experience. Click here to find out about our chapter's neighborhood groups and their upcoming programs. 

      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!  

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