Events

March Meeting – Zentangle Trunk Show, Mar 23, 2018

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Trunk Show – Zentangle on Fabric!

Come and learn about  ZENTANGLE®. People all over the world are loving this illustrative method that is easy, meditative and lots of fun. Enjoy learning and drawing structured patterns and creating beautiful images. There is no right or wrong in Zentangle so the pressure is off! It’s not supposed to look like anything, so your creativity is limitless.
Friday evening, we’ll begin by learning some amazing patterns that we will be able use on our tote bag. You’ll have a chance to try out your new fabric pens and receive some helpful hints for tangling on fabric. There will also be a Zentangle Trunk Show, where you can see all the different ways this new art form can be applied. The sky is the limit!

HERE is the link to the registration form for this event. You must sign up by March 1 so that the instructor can get all the materials together for kits.

Date: Friday, Mar 23, 2018

Time: 6-8:30pm
Location: 40 West 1st Street, (Masonic Temple Bldg), 2nd floor, Reno

Parking: free at Cal Neva Parking Garage
Parking Gallery at W 1st Street & Sierra, $1.50 with validation – bring the parking stub to the meeting to be validated.

March 24 – Zentangle on Fabric workshop

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Zentangle on Fabric! Workshop

Come join us for the March Workshop where we learn a fantastic art form called ZENTANGLE®. People all over the world are loving this illustrative method that is easy, meditative and lots of fun. Enjoy learning and drawing structured patterns and creating beautiful images. There is no right or wrong in Zentangle so the pressure is off! It’s not supposed to look like anything, so your creativity is limitless.

Friday evening, we’ll begin by learning some amazing patterns that we will be able use on our tote bag. You’ll have a chance to try out your new fabric pens and receive some helpful hints for tangling on fabric.

Saturday we’ll go to work on our tote bag project. The tote is 10-1/2”x14”x5” and made from 10 oz. natural canvas with 23” shoulder straps; it has full side and bottom gussets (more space to tangle!). These totes make great gifts. Afterward, you can use what you’ve learned to tangle on all sorts of fabric items!

Spend a day at play! It’s going to be a fun! HERE is the link to the registration form.

Date: Saturday, Mar 24, 2018
Time: 10am – 3pm
Location: 40 West 1st Street, (Masonic Temple Bldg), 2nd floor, Reno

Parking: free at Cal Neva Parking Garage
Parking Gallery at W 1st Street & Sierra, $1.50 with validation – bring the parking stub to the meeting to be validated.

Camp Sew & Sew – Apr 2-6, 2018

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Camp Sew & Sew at Zephyr Cove

LOCATION: Zephyr Cove Presbyterian Conference Center
DATE:  April 2-6 (Mon-Fri)

Join us at our annual sewing retreat. We’ll again have that beautiful room, Inspiration Point, that looks out over the lake with huge windows, so join us for some fun and finish your various projects. The final price will reflect the extra day of sewing – but all felt that we all too often ran out of time and wanted the extra day. HERE is the application form. Fees increase after March 1, 2018 (from $425 to $450 for members for 5 days, 4 night stay with meals).

As before, you’re welcome to come Sunday afternoon to help set up the tables in the sewing room and spend that first night – we share a bed and room to keep costs down (e.g. 1 room to fit 6). Or just come Sunday, help set up the workspaces and your own and skip the night stay.

CAB meeting – Tues, April 3, 2018

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Date: Tuesday, April 3, 2018

Location: Camp Sew & Sew

Time: 1:00pm to 3:00pm

All are welcome, not just CAB members!

April Meeting – Wonder Fabric Challenge & TBD, April 19, 2018

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Creations from your ‘wonder’ fabric (Challenge)

Location: Masonic Lodge, 40 W 1st St, Reno

Date: Thurs, Apr 19, 2018

Time: 6:00pm – 8:00pm (8-ish)

Right now we’re planning to have the ‘wonder’ fabric challenge results to judge, but also hope to have a program as well. But, we need to confirm with the instructor as to topic and date. We’ll keep you posted as things get organized.

Garage Sale – Sat, May 5, 2018

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Annual Garage Sale

Location: 1125 W Plumb Lane, Reno
Date: Sat, May 5, 2018
Time: 8:00am to 2:00pm

Janet has agreed to host this year’s Garage Sale. As usual our storage unit has been filling up with donations so we’ll have plenty of fabric, notions, and other items for you! We’ll also need some help to set up and tear down the displays as well as be there to help sell off all the goodies.

May Meeting – Sit & Sew, May 17, 2017

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Community Sit & Sew (Military bags/stockings)

Location: Fraternal Order of Eagles, 416 Pyramid Way, Sparks

Date: Thurs, May 17, 2018

Time: 1:00pm – 4:00pm

While we probably have made progress on the ditty bags, we have to get cracking on the stockings! Drop in as convenient with serger or sewing machine or help with pressing, adding labels, etc.

June 20-23, 2018: Quilt Show Reno

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Quilt Show Reno

Come and enjoy learning, shopping, friends and fun. We have three days that have been designed specifically with you in mind!

The Expo includes a large vendor mall, workshops, seminars, make-it-take-it projects, FREE stage fashion shows, demonstrations and presentations. For the Sewing & Quilting Enthusiast, here’s your chance to shine.

Location: Grand Sierra Resort, Reno

Date: Jun 20-23, 2018 (show starts on Jun 21)

We’re planning on having a booth again and will be seeking volunteers. As the date nears, check out what classes are being offered and see about working booth duty around those classes! [That’s what several of us did last year.]

June Workshop – No-sew Weaving (60 degree), Sat, June 30, 2018

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No-sew Weaving Workshop

Location: Masonic Lodge, 40 W 1st St, Reno

Date: Sat, Jun 30, 2018

Time: 9am – 1pm

Shorter workshop that will focus on weaving various patterns (easiest to start with tumbling blocks, then try the others which DO make you think about over/under which strips to make the design). There will also be a setup to show you the pin-weaving technique differs along with some novelty yarns to work with (if you want to explore before workshop ends).

Please register by June 24 (end of the Reno Quilt Show), so we can be sure to have enough kits made (padded work surface).

HERE is the registration form – cost will be $35/members and $45/non-members.

ASG Conference – July 11-15, 2018 @ Las Vegas!

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Las Vegas, NV | July 11-15, 2018

 

Since it’s in our “backyard” we’re thinking of making it a group outing – details will evolve as we hear from those interested (charter a bus, convoy of cars, or fly and meet at the hotel).

The ASG annual Conference is a once-a-year opportunity for sewing enthusiasts to gather to celebrate all things sewing, quilting and embroidery.

  • Shopping: The vendor-packed Exhibit Hall is full of both large and small sewing and quilting businesses selling fabric, notions, patterns, sewing furniture, machines, threads, projects, DVD’s, books and more.
  • Education: The conference also has daily educational opportunities in the form of workshops, seminars and lectures. Classes are tailored to every sewing interest from couture sewing to stash management, from fitting and alterations to surface design and embellishment, from hand sewing to serger sewing, as well as every level of sewing skill
  • Fellowship: Tours, get-togethers, lunches, the annual Fashion Show and more!


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