2019 Chapter Events

Our chapter is pleased to offer our members special events throughout the year. These events are created to offer the opportunity to gather as an entire Chapter and participate in activities that cannot be presented on the NG level. Your Chapter Advisory Board welcomes comments and suggestions regarding future events, so feel free to Contact Us.




February 16 - Saturday - Stephanie Dawn Fabric & Handbag Sale, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Van Wert, OH

          Carpool details: We will meet in the parking lot of Lutheran Health Network/RediMed at the intersection of Highway 930 and Minnich Road in New Haven (for GPS purposes, the Redi-Med address is 1302 Minnich Road, New Haven, IN 46774) at 9:45 a.m. to carpool and caravan to KAM Manufacturing, 1197 Grill Road, Van Wert, Ohio 45891 (about a 30-35 minute drive).


Lunch will be at Mi Ranchito Mexican Restaurant, 865 N. Washington St., Van Wert, 45891. It is just off U.S 30 and easy to get to from the sale. It has a variety of yummy foods, including hamburgers.


Following lunch, you can either go back to the sale or head home as your carpool group decides. This is a 1‑day event from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Cash, credit cards, personal checks (with valid ID) are accepted. Please email Carolyn Hormann at jahormann@msn.com if you are going on the carpool road trip. All expenses are on your own.



February 23 - Saturday - CAB Planning Meeting – 10:00 am to 1 p.m. - Aboite Community Room, 11321 Aboite Center Road, Fort Wayne, IN

o   1 to 2 p.m. Free fabric and trims from the 2017 Garage Sale. Members only - come and take what you want!


Mystery Quilt – March 2, 2019 - Details will come on GroupWorks this year! Click here to go to our Contact Page and let us know if you are not a member and would like to participate. We would love to have you join us for this fun annual event. Click here for more information about the Mystery Quilt event this year.

                     Watch for pictures from this event after our Annual Meeting in September!


March 23 - CAB & Neighborhood Group Leader Meeting - 10 a.m. to noon, Richard's Restaurant, New Haven  


April 30 - Tuesday - Chapter Chicago Bus Trip - leave Meijer's North at 6:30 a.m. to go to the Textile Discount Outlet (75,000 sq. ft. of fabric!) and Vogue Fabrics where fine fabrics we order online are sold. Deadline to sign up and pay is March 27. Contact Kathy Norris at 260-490-9097 or kathy2126@frontier.com  Click here for more information.

                      We filled a bus and had a fun day in the Windy City - we even left a little bit of fabric in the stores …..


June 1 - Saturday, CAB Meeting - 10 a.m. to noon, Richard's Restaurant, New Haven  - All are welcome!


August 1-4 – Thursday – Sunday – National ASG Conference

o   Greater Boston Area

o   Double Tree by Hilton Boston, North Shore, 50 Ferncroft Rd., Danvers, MA


September 7- Saturday - Chapter Annual Meeting, Aboite Community Room - Details TBA


October 18, 19, 20 – Shipshewana Sewing Retreat - Click here for information.


October 5 - Carpool to Field's Fabric Store and Warehouse - in Kalamazoo, MI  - Details click here