What's New...

UPCOMING PROGRAMS

Visitors Welcome!

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Jan 1: Pins & Needles - Check with Leader

Jan 8: Creative Sassy Sewers - Check with Leader

Jan 14Embroidery SIG - Check with Leader

Jan 15: Anything Sews - Check with Leader

Jan 24: Sew Chic - Check with Leader

Jan ? Lingerie/Active Wear Check with Leader 

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Please check with your NG Leader for the most current information on in-person and Zoom meetings

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        Next CAB Meeting - Jan 14 @ 9:30AM

Chapter Members Welcome

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Subscribe to or visit our Chapter Calendar to find the Zoom join link and information

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 Our current issue of Needle News is available for Download.

Deadline for next issue is Jan 1, 2021

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Looking for all of our You Tube Videos?

Check out our Playlist

 

Download our 2020 Holiday Recipe Book

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Waldemere Wednesdays

 Join us Wednesday, Feb 16

Visitors Welcome!

TOPIC: check with program manager

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NEW! Some groups are recording parts of their programs to our Zoom Cloud account. After Sandi is notified, the recording will be indefinitely posted to the Recorded Programs area of our Members Only page and for the remainder of 2021 on the NG/SIG page.

 

Groups sending their handouts, instructions and slideshows to Sandi will have them posted to their NG webpage. Members can download and save them as they will be removed and replaced with more current content when our storage limit is exceeded.

 

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New to Zoom? Go to zoom.us 

For the best security, register your email address, download the Zoom app or client and log in to join us. You can watch this video on how to sign into a zoom meeting if you choose not to register. 

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ASG Information Brochure

Download
ASG Chapter Trifold 2021.pdf
Adobe Acrobat Document 13.3 MB




To find the Zoom Session information click on the Calendar date that you want to join. 


Check out our Annual Meeting Photos in the Members Only area. 

From our Photo Site home page, click on Chapter Events, then Annual Meeting and then "Annual Meeting 2021". 


Social Media

 

Thanks to Robin our 2021 Social Media Manager, you can now Join or Follow us on our Facebook Page!


Ready to join us on Instagram? Robin has us covered! If you have an IG account our handle is: srqasg


Start posting about us and linking back to us on your Social Media accounts or send your ASG photos, burbs, video clips, and news items to Robin so she can post what you are doing to our Social Media accounts. 


Community Service Opportunities

Tidewell Hospice needs wheelchair and walker caddies, fidget mats, small pillow covers, journal covers, foley bag covers (request for navy or gray fabric only, in twill or a heavy fabric or fleece).  Please contact Jackie Pettit for videos and instructions.


Healthy Start Sarasota needs receiving blankets in cotton flannel(about 28-30” square).  They request no knit or crochet items and no edging in which infants can get tangled. Also do not include any items that would pose a choking hazard.  

Circus Arts Conservatory in Sarasota needs volunteers to help to sew and alter costumes for their up coming shows.

 

Manatee Memorial Hospital NICU/newborn unit needs newborn hats, knitted or crocheted. Please use only baby weight acrylic and/or nylon or cotton yarn,  NO WOOL. See pattern pdf below.  Contact Paulette for delivery pickup.


Contact us for more information. 

Download
NICU Hats.pdf
Adobe Acrobat Document 388.2 KB
Community ServiceWe track our reported volunteer time and money donations and report the information to CAB. If you sew for local, national and international charity agencies and organizations please tell your NG Leader at your next Neighborhood Group meeting. 

Looking for Inspiration? The calendar below is a list of dates in the world of needle crafting. 


ASG Volunteer Forum

Are you new in your ASG Volunteer position?  We have an online group of past and present ASG volunteers who offer mentoring and provide answers to your many questions. Experienced Volunteers are also welcome to join.  Visit our ASG Volunteers Group to apply. 

When you do your regular Amazon shopping at smile.amazon.com/ch/65-0891250, AmazonSmile donates to our Sarasota/Gulf Coast Chapter of the American Sewing Guild.

THANKS for letting us sew...

Opening your doors to our Neighborhood Group meetings means A LOT to us!

 

Central Manatee Library, Bradenton   Frances T Bourne (Jacaranda) Library, Venice 

 Sew Worth It, Sarasota   South Manatee Library, Bradenton   

 Sarasota County Fire Department Fire Station#2*


* "The fact that a group is permitted to meet at SCFD meeting rooms does not in any way constitute an endorsement of the group’s policies or beliefs by SCFD or Sarasota County Government."


What is an NG? Its a Neighborhood Group!  

We are real people meeting in real buildings to sew real things. And we have a blast. So take a moment to step away from the world of virtual reality and mosey on down to your nearest NG. Better yet, bring a friend with you!  (We expect Meetings will resume in mid 2021)