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.
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Save the Date*********************

  • June 13, 2021 –  Rachel Schlager from Threads
    Threads is an enterprise working with our community to bring art, hobby, crafting, and sewing knowledge to everyone! located at:
    4333 Czech Ln NE Suite B7, Cedar Rapids, IA 52402
  • July 11, 2021 – Civil War uniforms – making historically accurate clothing
  • August 8, 2021 – Leland and Kevin from Helios Stitches N Stuff
    A quilt shop located in Mount Vernon, Iowa.
  • September 12, 2021 – Kathryn Huang from Odd Blonde Duck Sewing Studio — 4005 Glass Rd NE # 301, Cedar Rapids, IA 52402 
  • September 24-25, 2021 – Special event with Pam Damour
    Read more about it.      REGISTER – Early Bird Deadline August 24
    Pam Damour is known as the decorating diva – this two day event will feature many of her decorating tips, a trunk show, and a lot of techniques for pillows, bags and totes and much more.  Visit her website at https://www.pamdamour.com/
  • October 10, 2021 – TBA
  • November 14, 2021 – Program TBA; Annual meeting / ?brunch, election of officers. 
  • December 12, 2021 – Sharing (and Sewing) a Passion
  • 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/