The Smocking Arts Guild of America (SAGA) invites you to become a part of our informative and educational international organization. Sewing enthusiasts of all ages and skill levels can join and enjoy the numerous benefits SAGA offers. SAGA, a non-profit organization will provide you with exciting new ideas, patterns, expert instruction, and a way of staying in touch with others in the world of smocking, heirloom sewing and the related needle arts. You will have an opportunity to attend Conventions, participate in Educational Programs and Courses, such as Artisan, Kids Can Stitch, and SAGA Programs while learning effective tips & techniques to improve your skills. You will also receive SAGANews, our quarterly magazine filled with designs, information, creative ideas, convention information, chapter news, and chapter activities. Let us help you learn new smocking techniques or enhance your old ones. Please visit the 'Public Area' of our website to learn more about the many benefits of SAGA membership. We look forward to you joining us soon.
"To establish high standards of quality workmanship and to further the appreciation of smocking art and other associated handiwork through education and communication." Read more about the History of SAGA
Members are the most important part of SAGA, and we all need to work for its success. We share our passions about the sewing and needlearts and we are all intent on preserving these arts for future generations to enjoy. The SAGA Board of Directors would like every member to think about how she might volunteer to help SAGA thrive. It might be in your local chapter. But volunteering for SAGA national is a terrific opportunity for members to make a valuable contribution to the mission of the organization. You will meet new people, gain experience in managing an organization, and maybe get some insider insights.
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