ASG National Conference 2016

Indianapolis was the birthplace of the American Sewing Guild and it was the site for its 2016 Annual Conference. Four Sew Chicago members were there to meet sewing enthusiasts from all over the country, expand our knowledge of sewing and design and add to our collections of fabric, patterns, books and tools. We arrived late […]

Delving Into the Tailor’s Craft

The words “hand-tailored jacket” can evoke images of understated luxury, or generations of dedicated craftsmen in the workrooms of Saville Row and the fashion capitals of Europe stitching and steaming fine wool until it is molded to perfection. Earlier generations of home sewers had ample opportunities to learn the fine points of hand tailoring in […]