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Community Service – Sweet Dreams Quilt Pattern

Posted by on Jul 17, 2017 in Community Service | 0 comments

Here is a year-round community service opportunity that allows you to share your love of sewing by making and donating quilts to those in need.  Attached is a pattern for a quilt top that you can use to cut using your scraps.  In addition, if you attend one of the Chapter’s program events, kits are cut and ready to take home.  You are able to work on the quilt top and then return it to a monthly program, when it is completed. For more information on cutting and/or assembling these easy quilt tops for donation, please feel free to...

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Year-Round Community Service Opportunities

Posted by on Jul 17, 2017 in Community Service | 0 comments

Here are just a few ways you can use your love of sewing year-round by donating your gifts to our community. Contra Costa County Regional Medical Center: One of the many programs the Contra Costa Regional Medical Center (CCRMC) provides for its patients is the Layette Program.  The program has been in operation for over 30 years and provides a new mother with basic essentials needed for their infants.  The items provided in the layette include a blanket, receiving blanket, sleeper, onesie, cap, thermometer and baby toy.  They have a group of...

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Sewing with a View – Fall Retreat 2017

Posted by on Jul 14, 2017 in Programs, Sewing Retreat | 0 comments

Pick up and down load the full-size file here.

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Travel Case

Posted by on Jul 14, 2017 in Programs | 0 comments

Travel Case

Saturday, August 26, 2017 Jan Driscoll will show her project results and assist us all in making this project. “This is the most useful item I’ve made in a long time. It sits by my machine and I can find what I need immediately and the bag and my tools are always ready to travel!” For greatest success at making a truly useful case, gather the tools you use most and bring them to the meeting. Together we will lay them out and design the holder pockets—width and length. Fabric requirements: FABRIC: 2/3 yard or 3 fat quarters (or...

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Zippy Notions Bag

Posted by on Jul 14, 2017 in Programs | 0 comments

The Zippy Notions Bag is a multi-zippered bag with storage space in and between 2 zippered pockets and a convenient front tray. When the front tray lies down it becomes a handy place for your sewing notions which keep them contained while you sew. Stops tools from rolling away! PLEASE read the brochure and have your pieces cut before you arrive. Your preparation gives you a chance to actually finish this project by the end of the day. Zippy Notions Bag Brochure Click this button to access and download the Zippy Notions Bag Pattern: Zippy...

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Spring 2017 Stash Sale

Posted by on May 12, 2017 in Fabric Sale, Programs | 0 comments

Spring 2017 Stash Sale

It’s Back!!   The Stash Sale Presented by: Walnut Creek/East Bay Chapter                 of the American Sewing Guild Remember? Great fabric and sewing related items at bargain basement prices.  Saturday, May 27, 2017 10:00 am to 2:00 pm Odd Fellows Hall – 4349 Cowell Rd. Concord, CA Beautiful fabrics, patterns, yarns, notions, trims and much more, including 2 or 3 nice sewing machines, newly serviced and in good working order. We are moving our storage and want to take home as little as possible. You will find all kinds of goodies and...

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Customize An ASG Pattern

Posted by on Mar 31, 2017 in Programs | 0 comments

Customize An ASG Pattern

Come to the meeting prepared to customize the jacket on Simplicity Pattern 1920.

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