Nominations due by September 15! Click here to download the Form.

Award Objective

To recognize a member or group for exemplifying ASG spirit

What is ASG Spirit?

The spirit of ASG Maryland Chapter is creative sewing energy and enthusiasm, commitment, organizational pride, and loyalty to advance the ASG mission of sewing as an art and life skill. Nominees should exemplify these attributes through their actions and in the process increase awareness of the American Sewing Guild.

Award Criteria

  • Nominee must be a current member of ASG and affiliated with the Maryland Chapter.
  • All nominees must have been a chapter member for at least two years prior to nomination.

Submission Requirements

  • Any current ASG member may recommend a member or group for this award.
  • Entries must use the application form which is provided in the newsletter, the Maryland Chapter website, or it may be requested from the chapter president. Changes to the nomination form will result in disqualification. Click here to download the Form.
  • The completed application must not exceed three pages.
  • ASG Spirit Award must appear in the subject line of an e-mail submission.
  • The deadline is Friday, September 15 at midnight. All entries must be sent by e-mail as an attachment to, If mailed, the entry must be postmarked by the deadline date. Mail to Ivalyn "Tee" Jones-Actie, 625 Edgewood St, Baltimore, MD 21229. No exceptions to this deadline will be permitted.
  • Receipt of each electronic submission will be acknowledged by email.
  • Because this award is intended to recognize exemplary spirit, it is possible that there may be no winner in a given year.


The Spirit of ASG Maryland Chapter will be awarded at the Annual Meeting in October. The honoree will be recognized on the Maryland Chapter website and will receive a Spirit of ASG Maryland Chapter award certificate.

For more information

For questions or concerns, please contact Tee Jones-Actie at