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Inland Empire Chapter

Riverside & San Bernardino Regions, Southern CA

Sewing, Sharing, and Learning Among Friends

Neighborhood Groups

quilt, garment, accessory, decor, embroidery, and fiber arts

Let your creativity be your guide.

The Inland Empire Chapter has 6 Neighborhood Groups that meet monthly.  The groups each feature different projects and programs.

May 2024 Neighborhood Group Meetings

See your friends at a NG meeting!


May 6, Mon.

Meetings on the 1st Monday of the month from 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Sewn Together, 1700 Hamner Ave., Norco.  

Seam finishes presented by Pats.

Temecula Valley 

May 7, Tues.

Meetings on the 1st Tuesday of the month from 10:00 am – 12:00 pm.

Moore’s Sewing & Vacuum, 26490 Ynez Rd., Temecula

Project Kathy's necklace.

Notice:  June 11 - new monthly schedule and location.

Meetings on the 2nd Tuesday of the month, 10 am - 12 pm.

Location to be announced.

12 Month Challenge


May 13, Mon.

Meetings on the 2nd Monday of the month, 10:00 – 11:30 am,

Westmont Village Sewing Studio, 17050 Arnold Drive, Riverside.  

Be inspired to create one project a month and

share your projects with a group of like-minded sewists

For more information Click Here

Sit, Sew & Snack

San Bernardino

May 18, Sat.


Meetings on the 3rd Saturday of the month from 10:00 am – 2:00 pm First Congregational United Church of Christ, 3041 N. Sierra Way, San Bernardino.

A potluck lunch is in the middle between 10:00 am – 2:00 pm.

Monthly program: Show & Share; work on your own projects or help a friend.

Step Up!


Cancelled.  See you

in June.

Meetings on the 4th Monday of the month, 10 am -12:00 pm

Westmont Village Sewing Studio, 17050 Arnold Drive, Riverside.

Monthly focus is on individual commitment to growing and improving sewing skills of YOUR choice. Come prepared to share

1 – 3 goals of your choosing. 

For more information Click Here

Fabric Arts of Riverside (FAR)

May 21, Tues.


Meetings on the 3rd Tuesday of the month, 1 - 3 pm

Arlington Public Library, 9556 Magnolia, Riverside.

Project:  Weaving with fabric strips.

For more information about FAR Click Here

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Neighborhood Groups

American Sewing 


The only national organization dedicated to Advancing Sewing as an Art and Life Skill.

Made up of local chapters with a  membership which includes beginner to advanced sewists.

ASG Blog Links

*Sew ...what? Unexpected Sewing Tools

*15 Apps for Fashion Designers in 2024

ASG National Links

National ASG Home

Community Service Acts of Sewing Kindness

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Temecula NG Features Fitting
The Pants Series
From Pattern to Well-Fitting Pants

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NG Leader Denise takes the group through the steps to a perfect fit.  Each member worked on a pants pattern of their choice.  
Members model their muslins and finished pants.  Next they will alter their pants patterns for a new style including making stretch pants from woven, adding elastic waist to woven pants, changing leg style and more.
Sewing Studio

Texas / Plano Chapter

YouTube Video Tutorials

How Do I Use This? 

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A series of tutorials on how to use sewing notions


 1.  Blind Hem Foot
2. Not Just a Point Turner
3.  Chisel
4. Wing Needle
 5. Seam Jumper
6.  Rolled Hem when crossing a seam
7.  Bias Tape Tool
8.  Piping Foot

Tutorials from ASG Chapters
Around the Nation 


More Posts on the Website

Members in Focus:  A New Country and a First Sewing Machine

Christina's inspiring story:  I started to sew at age 21. I immigrated to the USA from the Netherlands (Holland) in 1962 when I was 20.  I brought 2 summer dresses and 2 winter outfits and had $10 in my pocket. I married a Dutch guy who earned minimum wage and had no money to buy clothes.

Click here to read more

Community Service - Inland Empire Giving Back :  Angel Gowns

Sunny, Rosalie, and Barbara are spotlighted for their pivotal roles in the chapter wide creation of Angel Gowns.  Angel Gowns are beautiful custom-made baby gowns that are given to families who have lost a baby and are used for final photos and burial services.  Click here to read more


How to Join Our Chapter


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