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Spirit of St. Louis Smockers host Gail Doane

03/23/2017 - 03/25/2017

Chapter: Spirit of St. Louis Smockers

Join the Spirit of St. Louis Smockers as they host Gail Doane for the Tartan Trim Raglan Sleeve Jacket and Dress.  Please see brochure for registration info and color choices.  For mor information, contact:

DIane Brinker

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Boston Stitch Party

Boston Stitch Party March 30-April 2, 2017

03/30/2017 - 04/02/2017

Registration is now open!  Log into your member area and click on the Registration link!


Retreat Registration includes 15 hours of classes, dessert reception Thursday, Lunch Friday and Saturday, and Banquet Saturday evening.  Total cost: $450.  Kit fees are not included.

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SAGA Retreat in Bedford Glen, MA

03/30/2017 - 04/02/2017

Join us in Bedford Glen, MA (Boston area) for the first of the 2 SAGA 2017 Retreats - March 30 - April 2, 2017.  More information to come.

See you there!

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Ozark Foothills Chapter presents Vaune Pierce

04/07/2017 - 04/08/2017

Chapter: Ozark Foothills Chapter

Join the Ozark Foothills Chapter as they host Vaune Pierce on April 7-8, 2017.  Join Vaune as she teaches Lounging in Liberty and the Incredible Insides nightgown!

For more information, vontact:

Carol Kick at 479-595-5267 or 479-751-7112 for more information.

Click on the link to see the infromational brochure.

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Carolina Cablers host Phyllis Brown

05/05/2017 - 05/06/2017

Chapter: Carolina Cablers

On May 5-6, 2017 the Carolina Cablers will host a workshop featuring two of Phyllis Brown's wonderful notebook classes. She will be teaching Feather Stitch and Friends and Pulled Instead of Drawn Thread. Registration closes April 1, 2017.

For questions or to register contact: Sally Thelin (

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Catch the Stitching Spirit!

St. Louis Retreat

10/12/2017 - 10/15/2017

Join us in St. Louis, MO for the second of SAGA's Retreats in 2017 - October 12 - 15.  Teachers to include Jane Briscoe, Phyllis Brown, Gail Doane, Debbie Glenn, Claudia Newton, and Susan O'Connor.  Registration opens May 1. More information to come.

See you there!


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