Sep 30: Community Sew Along for Sarasota Memorial Hospital’s Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. There will be a 50/50 raffle!

When: Saturday, September 30, 2023, from 9:30-4. Stay as long as you want and drop by if can. Any time is helpful!

Where: Braden River Library, Rm. 102; 4915 53 rd Ave. E, Bradenton, FL (west of the I-75 exit to St. Rd. 70)

What we’re making: Scent cloths and fitted sheets for SMH NICU (fabric will be provided). Those bringing their sewing machine will be making NICU Scent Cloths. Those bringing their serger will be making fitted NICU sheets. 

Who we need: Those who sew AND those who don't! We need non-sewists to cut fabric and elastic, mark elastic, turn scent cloths right side out, iron, keep supplies moving to/from sewists and perform quality control checks on the sheets.

What to bring: 

1. Everyone- Bring your lunch and a beverage. (There’s a refrigerator and microwave.) Also elastic, if you have some for making fitted sheets and any neutral thread if you have it. 

2. If you sew- basic sewing notions you’d bring to a sewing class (scissors, seam ripper, spare machine needles, thread, your machine threaded with a neutral thread color, etc. 

Questions? Contact Jackie or Kathleen


Oct 14: Annual Meeting and Election of 2024 Officers
Place: Meadows Country Club, 3101 Longmeadow in Sarasota

Guest speaker: Mary McCarthy 
Topic: Garment sewing

Sarasota Gulf Coast ASG Chapter Invites you to

Join us for

 Our Annual Chapter Meeting - Saturday, Oct 14, 2023

The Meadows Country Club - 3101 Longmeadow, Sarasota

Held in the upstairs Ballroom from 11:00- 2:30.

Doors Open at 10:30 AM


Make your Reservation by September 30, 2023

with your Neighborhood Group Leader.


Ticket Prices are dependent on your meal selection, and include gratuity, speaker fee, and room charge:

$47  Petite Filet of Beef, Char-grilled 5 oz. Filet, Port demi sauce, Mashed Potatoes and Sautéed Green Beans with Grape Tomatoes

$47  Grilled Salmon, Roasted Tomato Ber Blanc with Cucumber Relish, Mashed      potatoes, Sautéed Green Beans.

$36 Three Cheese Ravioli, With Roasted Seasonal Vegetables, Sage, and Shitake           Mushrooms in a Brown Butter Sauce with Fresh Vegetables in a Light           Lemon Cream Sauce.


Program:    Fabrics & Patterns-Make Them Work Together by

                               Mary McCarthy - a Certified Sewing Instructor

          Mary has a great passion for sharing what she knows about sewing, fit and design.  She will be giving a lecture and trunk show.


Yes, we will have RAFFLES which will include handmade projects, gift card, 50/50 and door prizes! Buy some tickets and win!

We are requesting that you wear your own name tag and receive a free door prize ticket! No name tag -- penalty - pay $1 to the Charity Sew!

Our annual meetings are always a great way to spend the day! See you there!

Dec 16: Holiday Party at Sun Outdoors, Boondock Room with food, games & gift exchange




2024 Hold the Date 

Sewing Retreat Feb 12-15, 2024



“Good Friendship is sewn with care.
and measured by kindness.”


"Happiness Adds and Multiplies as we Share it with Others"

Community Service: We 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 download and submit the form to your NG Leader. 

Social Media

Our Social Media Manager position is VACANT. Please contact us if you can fill it.

Website and IT Admin

Positions are now open! Qualifications: Basic computer skills and an interest in keeping members up to date with information. The ability to teach skills to others is plus. Training and ongoing mentorship will be provided.


Assistance is needed in these areas

Google WorkSpace: creating and managing domain email accounts & domain user groups

Website: domain verification, billing, website content and page management

Zoom: settings, billing & licensure

Tech Soup: billing & purchase orders

Google/You Tube: account settings & uploads

GroupWorks: user data base management

Smug Mug: settings

Blast Out: pdf newsletter distribution to members

PC/Windows Support to CAB and members