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Welcome to the Walnut Creek/East Bay Chapter of the American Sewing Guild

A Brief History: We received our charter to ASG in 1987 after a group of ladies who had been meeting as a sewing group for many years decided to join this national organization of home sewers. Presently we have over 155 members.

Our Chapter Now: Currently we have three neighborhood groups that meet each month. Below is the upcoming schedule for our general meetings, usually held on the fourth Saturday of the month. You may now prepay for the meeting by using your Paypal account. See below.

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Chapter meetings are held at the Odd Fellows Hall, 4349 Cowell Road, Concord, unless otherwise noted below.

Date
Meeting/Speaker
Fees
January 28
9 - 2:30 pm

Program: Jellyroll Knit Scarf with Carol DeBoer

Bring your Lunch

Fee: $10

February 12-
February 17
St. Francis Retreat Center in San Juan Bautista $550
February No meeting due to retreat  
March 25
9 - 2:30 pm

TBD

Bring your lunch

 
April 22
9 - 2:30 pm
Program: Making your own Pattern Part I Fee: TBD
May 20
9 - 2:30 pm
Program: Making your own Pattern Part II Fee: TBD
May 26 Friday
2 pm (2-3 hours)
Stash Sale set up at 2 pm. Need help to bring stash from storage and set up  
May 27
8:30 - 3 pm
Spring Stash Sale  
June 24
9 - 4 pm

Community Service Sew-in

Lunch provided

Fee: None

July 22
9 - 2:30 pm

TBD  
July 27-31 ASG National Conference, Orlando, FL  
August 26
9 - 2:30
Program: TBD, conference Show/Tell

Bring your lunch
 
Sept 3 -8 Chapter Retreat at Zephyr Point, Zephyr Cove, NV (Tahoe)  
September No meeting due to chapter retreat  
October 5
2 pm
Stash Sale Set Up  
October 6
8:30 am - 3 pm
Stash Sale  
October 28
9 am - 2 pm
TBD  
November 18
9 am - 2:30 pm
Annual Meeting  
December No meeting  

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Please review dates and times above. We generally meet at the Odd Fellows Hall, located at 4349 Cowell Road, Concord except as noted above. * Ending times are approximate only.

Each meeting offers the opportunity to learn a new technique, share tips, get advice on sewing problems, see wonderful creations during "show and tell", and make new friends. Also, each year we plan special events for our members. These events include a variety of opportunities: community service sewing, road trips to area fabric stores, seminars, workshops, and our annual election meeting in November.

If interested in additional information or to join the guild, please contact us by email at walnutcreek@asg.com.