Plano ASG Mary Ray Workshop & Trunk Show - RESCHEDULED

Saturday, 30 September 2017 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM CST

7989 Beltline Road, #168, Dallas, TX, 75248, United States

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Saturday, 30 September 2017 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM CST

Best Little Retreat Center in Texas, 7989 Beltline Road, Dallas, TX, 75248, United States.

Join the Plano ASG for its 2017 Workshop & Trunk Show featuring the incomparable Mary Ray.  We’ll have Mary at our disposal Sept 29 for a Trunk Show that will be open to the public.  On the following day - Sept 30, Mary will engage 20 very fortunate sewists in the Distinctive Details Workshop. Workshop participants will learn how to apply unique details to accessories and garments to set them apart.  Imagine taking your most beloved TNT patterns and adding the most extraordinary details giving them an haute couture finish.   

Trunkshow Details

  • Friday – Sept 29, 2017
  • 7pm
  • Location TBD
  • No Charge


Workshop Details

Workshop participants will complete a group of samples based on functional/structural details as well as decorative/surface design elements.  Attendees will learn:


  • Bindings and other edge treatments, closures, facings, hems, pleats, tucks & folds, quilting for garments; seams and seam finishes.


Decorative/Surface Design:

  • Frayed and fringed edges, seam insertions, couching by machine, piecing and satin stitching, scrap fabric lace, using selvage, simple hand stitches, creating fabric collage.


Participants will leave the workshop with a group of samples of each technique.  The kit fee is incorporated in the Registration fee and includes all fabrics, trims, stabilizer, and batting needed to complete the samples.   

This event requires a sewing machine.  ASG will have carts and bodies to assist in bringing in machines.  Along with their machines, participants will need to bring basic sewing supplies:  scissors, pins, rulers, basic sewing thread.  (Specialty thread will be provided when appropriate.)  Please note registration is limited to 20 people. 


Early Bird Registration:

  • Members:  $145
  • Non-Members:  175


Registration after September 8, 2017

  • Members $165
  • Non-Members $195


Location & Times

  • Saturday –Sept 30, 2017
  • 9am – 4pm (Lunch Provided)
  • Best Little Retreat Center in TX
    • 7989 Beltline Road
    • Northwest side of Coit and Beltline


Mary Ray is a highly regarded sewing teacher & has taught at ASG conference several years, and is a frequent contributor to Threads Magazine.  For more information about Mary, read her bio here.  

Cancellation policy

Cancellation refunded less a $10 service fee until 9/23/17.  Thereafter, no refunds will be given.  

American Sewing Guild

The American Sewing Guild is a 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 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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