Sewing related events in Arizona

and neighboring areas

Have you been to any of these Events?  Please send us photos to webmaster@phoenixasg.org.


–2017–

January

January 23, 2017: Linda Macphee Workshop: Go Crazy With Creativity
Sponsored by the Quilting Group at Good Life (The Piecemakers) at 1:30 pm
3404-E. Main St. Mesa, Arizona
To contact the organizers please email Vivian at vbfoley@yahoo.com
https://www.macpheeworkshop.com/

January 26-28, 2017; Phoenix Quilt, Craft & Sewing Festival:
http://quiltcraftsew.com/phoenix.html
2017 Quilt, Craft & Sewing Coupon

The ASG booth at the 2017 Phoenix Quilt, Craft & Sewing Festival

American Girl Dolls for the 2017 Phoenix ASG raffle at the Phoenix Quilt, Craft & Sewing Festival

Member Jim Culley demonstrating in the ASG booth at the 2017 Phoenix Quilt, Craft & Sewing Festival

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


February

February 3-4, 2017; Silhouette Patterns 2-day workshop in Phoenix:
http://www.silhouettepatterns.com/html/instruction.htm

February 12 – May 7; Downton Abbey Costume Exhibit in Anaheim, CA :
http://muzeo.org/?exhibition=dressing-downton-changing-fashion-for-changing-times

February 18-19; Arizona State Button Society Annual Show, Avondale:
http://members.nationalbuttonsociety.org/event-2226915?CalendarViewType=0&SelectedDate=1/17/2017

February 25-26, 2017; Palo Verde Patchers “Legacy of Quilts” Quilt Show:
http://patchers.scwclubs.com/sample-page/


March

March 4, 2017; UNLEASHING YOUR CREATIVITY!
Linda MacPhee will be doing a free 1 hour seminar this coming Saturday at 1:30 at the Viewpoint RV and Golf Resort QUILT SHOW!
Viewpoint address: 8700 E.University Dr., Mesa, Arizona.

March 11, 2017Quilting the Kaye Wood Way Seminar 
Quilting the Kaye Wood Way Seminar. Peoria, AZ. Saturday, March 11, 2017. 9 am – 3 pm. $35. Call to register. 989-709-0978.
See lots of my Quilts and learn a lot of my tips and tricks for easier Machine piecing.  Kaye’s original techniques for hexagons (any size; only two cuts; perfect inside points; NO individual templates, NO drawing seam lines). Perfect Y seams and mitered bindings. Strip Piecing at its best.
Kaye Wood is one of our Phoenix ASG members.

March 13, 2017“GO CRAZY WITH CREATIVITY” workshop with LINDA MACPHEE
at Venture Out RV park on Monday March 13 …10a.m.- 2:45p.m.
5001 E Main St., Mesa, Arizona
This day workshop includes lunch, Lots of exciting EMBELLISHMENT ideas and demos, a FASHION SHOW  
Tickets are $12.00 and can be purchased from the activity office at VENTURE OUT RV PARK until March 10.

March 22-24; Phoenix Quilt Show at the Mesa Convention Center in Mesa, AZ:
http://azquiltersguild.org/about.php?ID=243

February 12 – May 7; Downton Abbey Costume Exhibit in Anaheim, CA :
http://muzeo.org/?exhibition=dressing-downton-changing-fashion-for-changing-times


April

April 6; Serger Coverstitch Class in Goodyear: —This Class has been CANCELED.
This is a Phoenix ASG event with Sandy Langs at Christ Presbyterian Church in Goodyear, AZ.
Do you have a Serger with coverstitch capability and don’t know how to use it?  Here is your chance. Click on the link for more info and the registration form:
Coverstitch-Chainstitch April 2017 Class

April 8; Finish the Fascinator in Gilbert:
This in an opportunity to finish the Fascinator you started at an earlier ASDP meeting. 
If you have not started one but would like to get started you will need to order a Fascinator kit from Nancy Harris before Saturday, April 1st.  
The meeting is Saturday, April 8,  9:30 am to 2:00 pm at the Home of Phyllis Bergo, 2589 E. Erie Ct.  Gilbert, AZ  852
Lunch:  Brown Bag, coffee provided; RSVP by Saturday April 1st to: Phyllis Bergo  480 812-9762
**Materials needed:   If anyone new needs a Fascinator kit it must be ordered by April 1 which is this Saturday.  
Send a  $20.00 check immediately to :   Nancy Harris  3491 N Arizona Ave. #101  Chandler, AZ 85225.

February 12 – May 7; Downton Abbey Costume Exhibit in Anaheim, CA :
http://muzeo.org/?exhibition=dressing-downton-changing-fashion-for-changing-times

Two of our members took a one-day trip to see the Downton Abbey costumes (while the exhibit was on the west coast), and have tea on vintage china.

Muzeo Entrance

ASG member, Rita Erickson, in front of her favorite Downton Abbey costume.

ASG member, Sonya Porter, in front of her favorite Downton Abbey costumes.

Toasting teacups at the Muzeo tea room.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


May

May 3; Get Organized Now!–This has been rescheduled for June 3

February 12 – May 7; Downton Abbey Costume Exhibit in Anaheim, CA; The exhibit has been extended until May 14!:
http://muzeo.org/?exhibition=dressing-downton-changing-fashion-for-changing-times


June

June 3; Get Organized Now! Has been rescheduled for July 13 
This is a Phoenix ASG event workshop on getting organized.  It features Cristina Sitek of Get Organized Now, LLC.   The workshop is be held at Scottsdale Quilts from 10 am – 2 pm. The workshop fee is $15 for ASG members, $20 for non members. There will be door prizes!
Click on this link to print, fill out, and mail in your registration form: Get Organized workshop

Her website is:  http://www.getorganizednow.net/

 

June 23 – 24; Janet Pray’s Islander Shirt #208 in Apache Junction, AZ:
This is a Phoenix ASG event workshop on making Janet Pray’s Unisex Islander Shirt #208 with Jim Culley, an authorized instructor, at La Hacienda Resort in Apache Junction, AZ.  Cost for this 2-day workshop is $50.  
Click on this link to download & print the registration form:     The 2017 Islander Shirt workshop

You will need to purchase the pattern before the class.
Here is the link to purchase the pattern:  http://stores.islandersewing.com/unisex-islander-shirt-pattern/
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July

July 13; Get Organized Now! from 11 am – 2 pm. This is the new rescheduled date:
This is a Phoenix ASG event workshop on getting organized.  
It features Cristina Sitek of Get Organized Now, LLC.  
The workshop is be held at Saint Bernard of Clairvaux, Roman Catholic Church, in Scottsdale , 10755 N. 124th St., Scottsdale 85259, in the classroom in the office .
The workshop fee is $15 for ASG members, $20 for non members. There will be door prizes!
Click on this link to print, fill out, and mail in your registration form: Get Organized workshop

Her website is:  http://www.getorganizednow.net/

July 14 – 15ANITA GOODESIGN EMBROIDERY EVENT  sponsored by Mulqueens
At the Embassy Suites Hotel, 4400 South Rural Road, Tempe, AZ 85282
There is a $40 gift card for ASG members only who sign up
The workshop includes everything – Breakfast, Lunch, Snacks, and drinks.
Two days of sewing with Mulqueens providing the machines, the kits, and the food.
The theme this year is ERA’s (like 50’s, 60’s 70’s etc…!
The cost is only $99 and you will get a $40 Mulqueens gift card!

Seating is limited – pre-registration is required!
Click here to go to registration page: https://www.sewshop.com/#/content/p/153/eid/4349-150004800

August


September

Sept 29 & 30; Wearable Art Workshop in Prescott, AZ:
Attached is information on a 2-day workshop to be held in Prescott on September 29th and 30th by Leslie Peacock
The first day will be how to work with your fabric and the many decorative stitches built into your machine. 
The second day will be spent constructing a vest using some of the information presented the day before. 
Leslie’s workshops are a lot of fun and you may enjoy a couple days in some cooler weather.
Fees are $40 for ASG members and $75 for non-members.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Persons interested in attending the workshop may contact the Prescott Event Coordinator, Sue McDonald at:  928-777- 1095, or email at:  sueloves2write@yahoo.com.

Deadline for enrolling and payment is September 15, 2017.
Click here for information:  Prescott Wearable Art Workshop


October

Oct 6-7, 2017; Pinners Conference and Expo at Westworld in Scottsdale, AZ:
Fri 10am – 8pm | Sat 9am – 7pm
WestWorld, 16601 N. Pima Rd., Scottsdale, AZ; 

What is the Pinners Conference? It’s two great events in one. It’s a conference featuring over 100 Pinterest-based classes taught by the best teachers in the nation. And it’s also a show with 250 top shops providing beautiful options in the worlds of DIY, crafts, cooking, self-improvement, photography, party planning, scrapbooking, holiday, beauty and fashion and all sorts of other great things. What’s Pinners? It’s where Pinterest comes to life. And it’s now your favorite weekend!
Link to website for more information, and to order tickets: https://az.pinnersconference.com/Classes-and-Presenters

 

Oct 7; Prescott ASG Luncheon & Fashion Show in Prescott, AZ:
At the Hassayampa Inn in the Marina Room at 11:00 am.
Tickets are $35 per person.
Reservation must be received no later than September 15, 2017.
Click here to download and print the registration form: Prescott ASG Ticket Reservation

 

Oct. 19-21, 2017; Floriani Embroidery Workshop

Thursday night, Fri & Sat From 9 am – 5 pm
Hosted by  Mulqueens Sewing
At Crowne Plaza, 4300 E Washington St,  Phoenix, AZ 85034

You are invited to JOIN TWO DAYS OF FUN! Registration Fee is ONLY $129..This covers Thursday evening, Friday all day & evening as well as all day Saturday.

The AMAZING, creative projects you work on at this 2-day event will teach you incredible techniques and ideas you can use REGARDLESS OF WHAT KIND OF MACHINE YOU OWN!

EVERYTHING will be provided at the event: machines, stabilizers, and thread. Even lunch and snacks! There are 2 speaking engagements with Martha Pullen!

  1. Each guest receives a Floriani Gift of wonderful products valued at more than $499. 
  2. If you are a Phoenix ASG Member you will receive a $20 Gift Card from Mulquens Plus a $20 Gift Card From ASG Phoenix Chapter.  WOW… $40 Total
  3. There is a voucher for you to print, fill out, and take to the event for an additional special gift from Floriani only for ASG members. Clic here: ASG Mulqueen

Link to Mulqueens Sewing to sign up for the event: http://www.sewshop.com/#/content/p/153/eid/4469-1508515200


November

Nov 4; Phoenix ASG Alterations and Mending Workshop in Phoenix, AZ:
Sat. Nov 4, 2017, 10:00 am2:00 pm
At the Cross in the Desert United Methodist Church12835 N. 32nd Street, Phoenix, AZ 85032

With Judy Sharp and assistants
The lecture and demonstrations will identify tools and methods to address your clothing alterations and mending needs.
You can bring an alteration/mending challenge and we will advise you on how to tackle it! You do not need to bring your sewing machine.
Bottled water will be provided.

($5 for ASG member, $15 for non-ASG member)
Note: Non-members may try a 60-day “Taste of ASG” trial membership for $10 and pay the membership fee of $5. See www.asg.org for membership information.

Link to download, print, fill out, and mail in the registration form for the workshop: ASG Alterations Workshop 2017

 

Nov 18; Phoenix ASG Annual Meeting & CAB Elections in Phoenix, AZ:
Sat. Nov. 18, from 1 pm – 4 pm
At the Phoenix Art Museum, 1625 N Central Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85004, USA
Our Annual Cab Election; the collection of Ballots and winners announced.  
The reservation fee is $17.50 reservation for ASG members and $25 for non-members.
Reservations are due by November 9, 2017

After the Annual Meeting with a lecture, prizes, Silent Auction, and ice tea, water, and some finger foods enjoy a tour of The Tribute to James Galanos Exhibit at the Phoenix Art Museum.  We have so many prizes accumulated, we can promise that everyone who attends the Annual meeting will get one. 
There will also be a Silent Auction to help raise money for the Phoenix Chapter to help sponsor future events.
Here is a link to the Annual Meeting registration form for you to download, print and bring to the meeting: 

The Phoenix ASG 2017 Annual Meeting for 2018
2017 Ballot for 2018

Some of the items for the Silent Auction held at the Annual Meeting:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

James Galanos Exhibit will at the Phoenix Art Museum when we have our Annual Meeting.
http://www.phxart.org/exhibition/james-galanos

The 2017-18 season kicks off with a view into the world of legendary American couturier, James Galanos, whose clients included Nancy Reagan, the Duchess of Windsor, Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, and Diana Ross.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Nov. 28 -December 1; Fit Nice Tops and Pants Retreat in Tempe, AZ:
FitNice Ad for Tempe, AZ
Link to sign up and pay for retreat: https:
//fitnicesystem.com/product/tempe-az-sewing-retreat-copy/


December

See the Neighborhood Group Listings for which groups are having Christmas parties.


January 2018

January 26-28, 2017; Phoenix Quilt, Craft & Sewing Festival:
http://quiltcraftsew.com/phoenix.html

 

Have you been to any of these Events?  Please send us photos to webmaster@phoenixasg.org.