What's New...


We have Blog! Tha't right! Tina has our Chapter ASG Blog set up. You can post and read about what our members are doing. 

Go to: https://sgcasgblog.wordpress.com/


Needle News was mailed out to members last week. Seasonal ASG residents may contact your NG Leader for a hard copy during your meeting. Members and seasonal  members can download our current and past issues. Deadline for submission in the next issue us July 1st. 



WED JULY 12TH- ASG Tour of Give the Kids the World Facilities in Kissimmee. After the tour, the group will lunch at (Cuban) Mi Casita BBQ and then shop at Heartfelt Quilting next door. Please reserve your seat with Paulette Braga so she can get a head count and make lunch reservations.


Volunteers Needed for this year's 4-H Sewing Camp (June 5th to the 9th)

 Contact dlsmith2@ufl.edu and ask to be enrolled as a 4-H volunteer.

All volunteers must go to: https://florida.4honline.com

each year to complete the screening process. 

You will need to enter: your name, the Volunteer Name Program name (Manatee County 4-H), the Department (UF/IFAS Extension), your email, and other email (dlsmith2@ufl.edu)




in 2017 is the Goodwill Conference Room

5105 N Tamiami Trail, Sarasota, FL 

TIME: 2pm. All members welcome. 




Anything Sews - June 17: Sweatshirt Jackets.


Creative Sassy Sewers - June 10: Shop Hop South


Pins & Needles -  June 3: Purse Organizer Insert


Sew Chic - June 26: Technique Workbook


Sew Whats New - June 21: UFOs or Road Trip



July 27-31 is our ASG National Conference in Orlando at the Hilton Orlando Lake Buena Vista (1751 Hotel Plaza Boulevard, Lake Buena Vista, FL 32830). Reservations can be made on the ASG site. (Rooms rates are $149.)


Florida Chapters are being asked to donate a gift to be raffled at the ASG National Conference in July. You can help our Chapter support this by bringing something to your next NG Meeting, donating a gift card or making a small money donation. Paulette will put our basket together and deliver it to our 2017 Conference in Orlando.


Please continue working on your flannel "Give Kids the World" pillowcases and turn them in to Paulette. She will deliver them at the the Conference. 



Do you have any news to share? Email it to news@sgcasg.org and it will be reviewed by our Editor, Historian, Social Media Manager and Website Manager. 

If it's ASG NEWS we will publish it!! Thanks 


NON-ASG Members: please include your Chapter's name and your ASG membership ID#. 


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#1

Goodwill Conference Room in Sarasota


* "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!