Richmond Chapter of the American Sewing Guild

Advancing sewing as an art and life skill.


The Richmond Chapter of ASG covers both the Richmond and Charlottesville greater areas. From beginners to experts sewists, we strive to have something for everyone. Join us and learn more sewing techniques and make new friends. Share your knowledge with others and younger generations. Attend a national conference and meet sewists from all over the country. Want to know more?

Member Benefits

Annual Fall Bazaar

Table rentals are open to members and non-members for the sale of handcrafted and sewing-related items. Grab the vendor application, mark your calendars, and plan to join us for this fun event.

  • Neighborhood Groups

    With 7 groups in the Richmond area and 2 in Charlottesville, you're sure to find the perfect fit for your sewing interests. Non-members are welcome to try out two group meetings before joining ASG.

    Find a Group for You 
  • Educational Events

    Want to learn more about sewing? We offer many educational events, both chapter-wide and through Neighborhood Group Meetings and National Zoom meets. Joan Radell of Bucklebee Toolbox recently taught us in Happy Feet Quilted Sneakers class.

    News From Our Latest Event 
  • Sewing Acts of Kindness

    ASG members love to use their sewing skills to improve the quality of life of community members. Our 2023 Spring Fling was a community service event benefiting two charities. Get the details along with other ongoing projects.

    Community Service Projects 
  • Two Annual Retreats

    How about a sewing getaway? We hold 2 annual retreats - Spring and Fall at Crossroads Camp in beautiful Nelson County, VA for both members and non-members.

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Show off your creativity

Member Sharon Dintaman (right) and friend Jeanne Nugent attended Costume College in California. Sharon's "Marie Antoinette" costume was made from her living room curtains!