2019 Deadlines at a Glance

Feb 16th- Stephanie Kimura Workshop Registration

Feb 28- Expo Bus Trip Registration

April 5- Hotel Registration for Florida Sews Retreat

April 12- Florida Sews Retreat Registration

May 1- Retreat Registration



FEB 20: Hands on Workshop with Stephanie Kimura at Waldemere. $25 Kit Cost. We have another fantastic class for you making an "Artsy Vest". Register and pay at your Feb NG Meeting or mail your check to Evelyn before Feb 16th. 

Flyer with Registration Information
Stephanie Kimura Workshop Flyer.pdf
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Mar 14: Bus Trip to the  to Sewing EXPO in Lakeland Florida. 

Registration MUST be RECEIVED by Feb 28, 2019 (47 Person Limit - first come first serve basis).

Open to non ASG members so invite a friend!

COST is $40 and includes bus, entry fee and 1 class.


Please download the form below and mail it along with your $40 check payable to SGCASG to Kathleen H to register. 

Registration for Bus Trip. Download and send it to Kathleen.
EXPO Bus Trip Registration Form Mar 14.p
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Venice Bus Stop 

Show Time is 6:15 AM 


Bus departs at 6:30 AM from Lowes Parking Lot, 1745 So Tamiami Trail, Venice



Sarasota Bus Stop

Show time is 7:15 AM


Bus departs at 7:30 AM from lot between McDonalds & Burlington Coat Factory on the corner of Bee Ridge and Cattleman



Bradenton Bus Stop

Show Time is 7:45 AM


Bus departs at 8:00 AM from Lowe’s Parking Lot behind Starbucks, Creekwood Crossing SR 70



Mar 20: Hands on fun making 2 different Scarfs with Evelyn at Waldemere


Apr 17: Fabric Stamping and stenciling with Evelyn at Waldemere



Apr 26 to 28: Florida Sews in Cocoa Beach.

You need to register for the event ($75) AND you need to call the hotel to reserve a room at the ASG rate. Complete details are in the Registration forms below. Click download.

Florida Sews Registration
PDF format
2019 FST Registration2.pdf
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Florida Sews Registration
Fillable Word format
2019 FST Registration2 doc.docx
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The Florida’s American Sewing Guild Sew Together is a retreat. It's an opportunity for you to get away, no responsibilities, sew without "interruptions", catch up on your incomplete projects and enjoy the classes we provide.


Classes are taught by Florida's ASG members attending the retreat.  Kits are included in your registration fee, you provide the sewing machine and basic sewing supplies.


Specific supplies list will be sent to you after we receive your registration which is due April 12, 2019.  Limited to 65 ladies.


Sign-in Fri afternoon after 3pm, that evening a local quilt store is open from 5pm - 7pm just for us, some merchandise will be discounted. Dinner on your own. Afterwards enjoy the evening sewing outside in the hallway, meeting new sewing friends and sewing all night long if you want, the 2nd floor is ours. 


Saturday’s and Sunday’s breakfast provided by the Hotel for their guests.

Saturday Classes start 9:00-9:30, lunch is provided but dinner on your own.  

Saturday evening 7:30-til? wine and cheese party on the 2nd floor.  If you like – just like Friday night sew through the night this has been sew much fun in previous years, meet more new sewing friends, enjoy their camaraderie and enjoy the wine and cheese.


Sunday Check out time is 11amHowever, if you prefer to stay through Monday please notify the hotel.


It's fun weekend, time to get away and sew, sew, sew, no interruptions except what you want and then sew some more. 

If you have any questions, please contact Donna Darracott. 


May 12-17: SEWING RETREAT. Contact Paulette B to register

Location: Chateau Elan Hotel and Conference Center

Address: 150 Midway Drive, Sebring, Florida 33870


4-H Summer Sewing Camp.

Jun 19: Fabric Beading with Evelyn



Aug 3: ASG National Conference Begins


National Sewing Month


Oct 25: Annual Meeting and Elections



December is filled by Neighborhood Groups celebrating with holiday parties - and holiday dates may affect our normal NG meeting times and dates. We will post the luncheon registration and date/time changes to our NG, Calendar and Events pages as they become available. 


Mid Dec- Come visit our ASG booth in Manatee Village Historical Park. The Cracker Christmas Event begins with park opening at 11 AM and runs to 4 PM. Visit Father Christmas, Ebenezer Scrooge and enjoy seasonal choral, instrumental and dance performances. Free Parking. Admission is $5 for Adults, Children under 12 are free.  Address is at 1404 Manatee Ave, E.