Chapter Advisory Board is Seeking Nominations 

Your Chapter Advisory Board (CAB) is comprised of elected and appointed members that help guide the operation of the Chapter. Elected positions include: President, First Vice President, Second Vice President/Education, Secretary, and Treasurer. Nominations are accepted for these positions during the summer and a ballot is created in advance of the Annual Meeting scheduled for Saturday, November 2, 2019. We’re looking for all positions. Contact Lolita Cox, our current president, at 651-738-8143 or at email address for more details about these very important roles or check out the job descriptions here.

Joanne Scannell, Neighborhood Group Coordinator, is serving this year as the nomination chairperson. If you are interested in running for an elected CAB position, please contact her to indicate your interest and provide a brief biography and portrait photograph of yourself to be used in candidate introductory materials. Joanne’s contact information is: Phone: 612-991-1743 and email address: 


Anyone up for a Road Trip?

Linda McGehee is going to be teaching at the Quilt Expo in Madison, Wisconsin September 5-7. It is definitely more quilt oriented than garment, but they have a large vendor floor, a large quilt exhibit, and lecture and hands on classes. Since Original Sewing and Quilt Expo doesn’t show signs of returning any time soon and Nancy’s Sewing Weekend won’t happen since there is no longer a store, wondering if some of our members may be interested in attending. If you are interested in planning a road trip, visit our FB page or Groupworks site and maybe we can get a group from here to go to Madison. The website is


ASG Community Sewing

October 26, 10:30-5:00 . Come and go as you please
Ridgedale Public Library
12601 Ridgedale Dr., Minnetonka, MN
We are doing a number of different projects so you can pick what you
like. If members have a pet project they would like to head up they
are welcome to let me know and “Host” their projects. We are inviting
the public through Facebook in an effort to attract more members as
well. If you have questions, please contact Rosemary at: 

Possible Projects
Potato Head preemie baby leggings
Fidget Blankets for VA or other Sr Home
Hero blankets for children in the hospital
Child size walker bags for Shriners Hospital
Christmas Stockings for Shriners Hospital

PLEASE RSVP at our Groupworks or Facebook Events so we know how many to prepare for.  Bring your sewing friends, family or neighbors who would like to help.  They do NOT need to be ASG members!


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The ASG Is The Place For You

The American Sewing Guild (ASG) is a national membership organization that welcomes sewing enthusiasts of all skill levels and from many different walks of life. Chapters are located in cities all across the country and members of all ages meet monthly to learn new sewing skills, network with others who share an interest in sewing and participate in community service sewing projects. Membership in the Guild gives you an opportunity to experience your love of any type of home sewing with others who share your interest.

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