Australian Sewing Guild

What is the Australian Sewing Guild?
The Australian Sewing Guild Inc. is a national non-profit organisation for
people who regard sewing as a creative and rewarding activity. Sharing the
benefits and joys of sewing is almost as much fun as sewing itself. The ASG
provides the latest sewing information and a friendly support network for all
level of sewers, from beginners to advanced.
Objectives:
To share and further the art of sewing To bring sewers together and
encourage the establishment of sewing groups To encourage and maintain
a high standard of craftsmanship To organise selective special events that
promote sewing To network with and support ASG members, liaising with
other Guilds throughout Australia and overseas To have inspirational displays
and advice stands at sewing and craft related events
Benefits of Being a Member:
As a Member of the ASG: You will receive the National Newsletter quarterly,
which keeps members informed of the latest events and news, Group and
Regional activities and more. Have the opportunity to attend the ASG
Convention which encourages sharing and furthering the art of sewing. May
attend any Neighbourhood Group throughout Australia (even when on
holidays). Have access to the ASG website. Have the opportunity to be part
of the ASG travel programme. Will receive mutual support and inspiration
from others. Discover sewing as a joy not a chore.
Darling Downs Region, Queensland – “Neighbourhood Groups”
“Looking Good” Highfields – Meet at Highfields Cultural Centre, O’Brien
Road, Highfields on the 1st & 3rd Mondays of the month at 9:30am to
3:30pm Contact: Paulette Nicholson, 4633 7041 or Email pauletteyvonne@
y7mail.com
“Sewing Buddies” Wilsonton – Meet at Wilsonton State High School, North
Street, Wilsonton every Saturday at 9:30am – 3:40pm, Contact: Jill Nothdurft
4638 4956 or Email nothdurftjill2@y7mail.com
“Mums & Chicks” Meet at Wilsonton State High School, North Street, Wilsonton
on the 2nd & 4th Sundays at 12:30pm – 4:40pm, Contact: Kathryn Yates 0450
522 535 or Email semele64@hotmail.com
‘The Sewing Bags’ Oakey
Meet at Rhonda Creations, 178 Bridge Street, Oakey on the 3rd Saturday of
the month at 10:00am – 3:00pm, Contact Rosemary Owens 4691 3885 or Email
glensheeo1@bigpond.com
Regional Officer – Pat Turton Phone 4698 7663 or Email lew.pat@bigpond.com
Queensland State Liaison Officer – Jan Bell Phone 3279 5825 or Email janet.
bell08@gmail.com
Expressions of Interest:
We invite you to become a member and join in the fun, sharing the creativity
of sewing. You are welcome to attend two sessions at a neighbourhood
group before joining the Guild. To do so please ring the group leader of that
group to let her know you are coming. Additional information regarding the
Guild’s activities, guidelines and membership forms are available from www.
aussew.org.au
Australian Sewing Guild Inc. PO Box 553 Civic Square, Civic ACT 2608
Membership Fees
The ASG Membership year is from 1st May to 30th April.
Initial Membership is $55 for full year Initial half year membership (1st
November to 30th April) is $30 A renewal yearly Membership is $50 Junior
Membership is $10 per year (Under 18 years, date of birth required) Student
membership is $10 per year (18-25 year, copy of student ID required)

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