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Please join us in celebrating your love of sewing! We provide networking opportunities for sewing enthusiasts and welcome everyone who loves to sew regardless of skill level.  Come for inspiration, to learn from each other, & share your love of sewing with us and the community. 

We are 160+ members &  Celebrating 35 years as a chapter! 

San Jose In Stitches Challenges
Make an item using a Sewing Themed Fabric


San Jose in Stitches Challenge

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Celebrate  San Jose ASG for being a chapter for 35 years by participating in the challenges!   To enter the contest, you must make the challenge of the month, take a picture and send to  (Don’t worry this one email will get your photo to the Website manager, social media coordinator and newsletter editor.) A photo of a completed challenge gives you one chance to win a $100 prize. Your photo may appear in our newsletter, our website and our social media pages so that all can enjoy your projects. (The maker does not need to appear in the photo) The winner will be chosen randomly from the entries (pictures) received. The challenges are as follows: 


February           Make outerwear.  

March               Make a project with Sewing themed Fabric

April                 Incorporate Embroidery (Hand or Machine) in a project. 

May                  Combine Stripes & Polka dots in a project 

June                 Make Summer wear

July                   Make a project from your fabric stash

August             Make a project for Any Holiday

September       Make a Bag or purse

October           Make a project using sweater knit or any knit

November       Make a Community Service Project

December       Make a gift


Let’s see how creative and productive we can be! Good luck and happy sewing! 


The rules are as follows: 

1. Entries must be hand made. Sewing, quilting, machine or hand embroidery, knitting, crochet, beading, weaving, leather craft, and other handmade crafts are acceptable.      

2. Only entries completed in their respective months will be eligible for entering into the contest. 

3. One entry per month per participant. 

4. Must be a member of San Jose Chapter of the American Sewing Guild to participate. 

5. Each month’s project photo should be sent to by 11:59 pm on the last day of that month. 

6. Winner to be announced at our Annual Meeting in the fall. You need not be present at the Annual Meeting to win, but we would love to see you there!  

if you have any concerns about photographing your projects please read this article Helpful hints for photographing your projects

Thank yoSacramento ASG for this great Challenge idea.!


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