Welcome

Welcome

The American Sewing Guild is a national non-profit organization dedicated to people who believe sewing is a rewarding and creative activity. The organization welcomes sewers of all skill levels, ages, and interests. It offers a place for sewers to learn new skills, share interests, and contribute through community service. Membership in the guild gives you the opportunity to nurture your love of sewing in a supportive, sharing and caring community of others who share your love of sewing.

The Cedar Rapids Chapter  of the American Sewing Guild welcomes all interested sewers in the Cedar Rapids Metropolitan Area. Those interested in the organization are invited to attend as a guest for 1 or 2 meetings.  Specific membership information for the American Sewing Guild is located on the membership page of the American Sewing Guild website .

2020 and on Into 2021 Meeting and Activity Schedule

Meetings are held on the second Saturday of each month; 9:30 a.m. (Doors open at 9:00 a.m.) at the Community of Christ Church, 1500 Blairs Ferry Road, Hiawatha, IA 52233.  Guests are welcome.

Final Months of 2020 – 

  • November 14 – Annual meeting / brunch, election of officers. — Program cancelled – to be rescheduled – All About Bears – presenting Loesje Shema (Loeloe’s Loft –  See your treasures in a new light with art and design) (Held at Center Point Public Library with Covid-precautions). Elected/appointed officers: 

December 12 –  Designing at the Frond – presentation by Stephanie Brandenburg.  Fronddesignstudios.com. 
(Held at Center Point Public Library with Covid-precautions)
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Save the Date*********************

  • January 10, 2021 Regular Meeting via Zoom.  A tutorial will be sent to CRASG members in December.
  • February 14, 2021 – TBA
  • March 14, 2021 – TBA
  • April 11, 2021 – TBA
  • April 16-17,2021 Pam Damour Special Event
  • May 9, 2021 – TBA
  • June 13, 2021 – TBA
  • July 11, 2021 – TBA
  • July 8-11, 2021 ASG National Conference in Newport Beach, Orange County, California 2022
  • August 8, 2021 – TBA
  • September 12, 2021 – TBA
  • October 10, 2021 – TBA
  • November 14, 2021 – Program TBA; Annual meeting / ?brunch, election of officers. 
  • December 12, 2021 – TBA
  • June 29 – July 3, 2022 ASG National Conference in San Antonio, Texas

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Our Local Sewing Supporters:

Inspired to Sew: At Pine Needles, 1000 Old Marion Rd. NE, Cedar Rapids, IA (319) 373-0334 http://www.InspiredToSew.com
Viking Sewing Center, 121 West 45h Street, Vinton, IA (319) 472-2660 http://www.vintonsewing.com
Shields Sewing Center, 230 Scott Ct, Iowa City, IA 52245 (319) 358-0101 http://www.shieldssewingcenter.com
West Side Sewing, 4100 1st Avenue NE, Cedar Rapids, IA 52402 (319) 365-3075 http://www.westsidesewing.com/