About Us

The Northern Virginia Chapter of the American Sewing Guild includes the northern portion of Virginia from the Shenandoah Mountains to the Potomac River, south to Fredericksburg, Western Maryland and Washington, DC.  We are part of the national non-profit American Sewing Guild for people of all skill levels who love to sew!

Chapter Advisory Board (CAB)

2017 Elected Positions:    


Title/RoleName (ASG member since)
PresidentKathy Wright (2000)
First Vice PresidentAdrienne Bennett (2011)
Second Vice PresidentSheila Bohannon (2003)
SecretaryDiana Janssen (1997)
TreasurerKathleen Saladino (2008)

Non-Elected Positions:


Title/RoleName (ASG member since)
Newsletter EditorDebra Bennett (2012)
WebmasterSylvia Gould (2011)
Retail LiaisonBonnie Firestone (2002)
Community Service CoordinatorVACANT
ASG HQ ContactBarbara Cortez


Neighborhood Groups

We have a dozen local groups that meet monthly around the northern Virginia region.  View our Neighborhood Groups page to find a group local to you.


Our National Guild

Visit the American Sewing Guild's website to join our organization.  Once a member, you can request access to special members-only area of their site.  Members are able to take free online classes, as well as enjoy special discounts at online and local sewing-related shops.