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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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Yankee Chapter hosts Vaune Pierce


Chapter: Yankee Chapter of New England

Join us on Saturday, May 20, as we host Vaune Pierce for the Roses are Red Tote class.

Call Kathy Dacey at (857) 544-9121 or email at

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!


Catch the Stitching Spirit!

10/12/2017 - 10/15/2017

We hope you will Catch the Stitching Spirit at the St. Louis St. Charles
Embassy Suites in St. Charles, MO. Our retreat opens with a Wee Care
Sit and Stitch on Thursday, October 12, and continues with a dessert
reception. We will have a stitching contest and great classes, held Friday,
Saturday, and Sunday morning. The Market will be held Friday, October
13, from 6-9 PM. This retreat will also include the SAGA Annual
Meeting. What a fabulous opportunity to gather with your SAGA friends!
We are looking forward to seeing you there!
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St. Louis-St. Charles Embassy Suites Reservations

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