We are sewing enthusiasts who meet together for programs, fellowship, and the sharing of inspiration.
There's nothing as stimulating to creativity like seeing what your friends have been making!
Upcoming chapter meeting dates:
(Note: no meetings over the summer)
Harmony Presbyterian Church
400 E. Boardwalk Dr., Fort Collins
6:30 pm: Meet and greet
7:00 pm: Meeting, programs, and invited speakers
General ASG Chapter meetings are every third Wednesday of the month, September through May
Prospective members are welcome to attend two meetings free (chapter meetings or neighborhood sewing groups) to meet other members and see what the chapter is involved in.
After the second meeting, you can join the chapter on-line through the National American Sewing Guild website, or by filling out an application and mailing it in. At the ASG website, you will also see what the national membership provides you: discounts, on-line classes, and connections to other sewing enthusiasts!
Contact our Chapter President at firstname.lastname@example.org
You can find us at focoasg in the Instagram app to see work from chapter members, or through a browser at https://instagram.com/focoasg
Planned Chapter Programming
May: We will continue our garment sewing series with serging a top
Speaker: Cheryl Van Ackern
Second Thursday of each Month
September through May, with occasional summer programs
9:30 am - 11:30 am
Contact: Margee email@example.com
Examples of past programs:
5-10 Minute Quilt Blocks
Bleeding Tissue Silk Scarf
Sewing carry bags for the Days for Girls charity
Are you interested in updating your wardrobe? Join us to learn more about garment sewing, embellishing, and adding extra details to make your garment special.
One Saturday a month, 1pm
Location: The Sewing Circle
4112 S. College Ave., Fort Collins
(Between Hobby Lobby and Chili House on S. College Ave.)
Contact: Jo firstname.lastname@example.org
Here are our upcoming Sew-in dates:
May 20, 12-5 pm
June 17, 12-5 pm
July 8, 12-5 pm
Do you enjoy sitting and stitching? Embroidery, needlepoint, knit or crochet? Garment embellishment? Beading? Ribbon Embroidery? Mending?
Then this group is for you!
4th Friday of each month from 9:00 - 11:00 am
Contact: Jo email@example.com
We're gearing up for more charitable sewing and we hope that our members will keep alert to needs, especially for use in our community.
Current and past projects include scent cloths for newborns at Poudre Valley Hospital, bedding for the Johnstown Inspire YMCA Preschool, customized sheets, pillowcases, and toiletry bags for homeless women, padded hangers for the CSU Avenir Museum, book caddies for school children, Choose to Reuse bags for the City of Fort Collins, carry bags for the Days for Girls charity, and the prep and construction of walker hanging bags for local senior citizens.
***Although there may be a few chapter members who are professional seamstresses, we are primarily a group of amateurs and sewing enthusiasts. People that are seeking someone to sew for them should consult www.sewingprofessionals.com or do an internet search for local tailors.
Corporate donations and rewards help fund educational programs for all chapter members. Thank you!
Please consider passively donating to our chapter by registering American Sewing Guild Fort Collins Chapter as your non profit of choice through the King Soopers Community Rewards program. Use the link below to set up your King Soopers account to direct community rewards to our chapter:
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