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Colorado Springs ASG April & May Meetings

Garment Group When: Thursday, April 13th, meeting starts at 6:00pm, but you can come any time after 5:30. Location: The Thread Lab at The Cottonwood Center for the Arts 427 E Colorado Ave  The Thread Lab is straight ahead as you walk in the main doors on the East side of the building from the parking lot. Topic: This group is working on getting that perfect fitting pant pattern.  No matter where you are in the process from looking for information, want a tweak a muslin or showing off a success story please join us. CS Crazy Stitchers (evening group) When: Tuesday, April 18 6:00…
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Annual Spring Button Show April 7-9 (Annual Sale is on the 8th)

Colorado State Button Society is having their annual show on April 7 – 9th. The annual sale is from April 8 – 9th, With judging on April 7th.  Colorado State Button Society 49th Annual Show, April 7 – 9, 2017 Schedule

Recycle, Repurpose, Reuse with Samantha Bergren | Costumes, Garments & More

Samantha Bergren, of Revive Gifts will be presenting how to revive, re-purpose and reinvent clothing, jewelry and other items. You won’t believe what she does with items from a thrift store – her garment reconstructions and costumes are unbelievable! Do you have old, worn clothing taking up space in your closet? Have a favorite item that is too small or big, but don’t want to get rid of it? Maybe you have a dress that you love but never wear. In this presentation Samantha Bergren of Revive Gifts will show you clever ways to revive clothing and accessories that were…
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Kenneth D. King Coming To Denver! Sewing Workshops Happening In July

Kenneth D King

Sewing & Design School has announced several Denver dates for Kenneth D. King Workshops! If you love garment sewing and want to refine your skills and techniques from a pro check out these workshops. Please visit the Sewing & Design School website to register, information and more. All classes for Denver location are:  Holiday Inn & Suites 6900 Tower Road Denver, CO 80249 Attendees have a Courtesy rate of $159 for Single or Double Occupancy at the Holiday Inn & Suites. Cool Tricks Take Manhattan Based on his newest CD Book, Kenneth will demonstrate and students will construct samples of their favorite…
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Mid Winter Sew In January 25-29 2017

Ladies, the struggle is real – Symptoms of needing a sewing retreat: Do you crave days of uninterrupted time to focus on your sewing passion? Is it difficult to get into your sewing room when your family is demanding your attention? Do you need some motivation to tackle difficult projects? Would your skills increase if you had sewing friends to help you? In short, you may be suffering from un-diagnosed Sewing Retreat Deficit Syndrome. We have the cure!  Treatment will begin at noon on January 25 and continue until 4:00 pm on January 29, 2017.  You will be quarantined for…
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Colorado Springs Group Meeting Information – Fall 2016

Morning Group September 21, October 19, November 16 (wed.) 10:00-12:00 Reserved room F1 at the East Library (5550 N Union Blvd) for September, October, and November Large computer tablet on the wall. For September we will introduce everyone to the world of Craftsy. We will discuss the choice of class we want to learn about the wonderful world of Craftsy on at the June Luncheon. Before the class you might want to go to Craftsy .com and see what they have going on in the way of classes, patterns and supplies. While there sign up for some of the free…
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Upcoming Events For ASG Colorado Springs July & August 2016

Mark your Calendars for a summer full of Fun with American Sewing Guild Denver and Colorado Springs. Please read through for events in July and August. Most are in the Colorado Springs area, with a few events in the Denver area.  COLORADO SPRINGS GARMENT GROUP ASG July 6 (wed.) 2:30-5:00 will be in a new location for one month and that will be on the  first floor room (F1) at the East Library (5550 N Union Blvd).  They have a large computer tablet on the wall and we will use it to introduce everyone to the world of Craftsy. The…
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Saturday Sew Day with ASG Denver June

American Sewing Guild Denver is having an Open Sew Day on Saturday June 4 starting at 9:30am. Please contact Jann at president.asgdenver@aol.com to register. Thanks and see you sewing on Saturday!  

Learn To Fit Commercial Patterns For Your Body

Learn To Fit Commercial Patterns For Your Body   This three part adventure begins February 3, 2016  at Lady Bug Hill in Colorado Springs, CO from 2:30-5:30 PM.  The Colorado Springs American Sewing Guild chapter will be measuring people to find the magic formula to acquire perfect fit with commercial sewing patterns. Next, we’ll have a workshop for sewing your very own fitting sloper based on your measurements. Then we’ll show you how to use your fitting sloper on a commercial sewing pattern. The February 3 meeting is for measuring your body. Please wear appropriate clothing such as a leotard, leggings or any…
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