"The purpose of the Smocking Arts Guild of America is to preserve and foster the art of smocking and related needlework for future generations through education, service, communication and quality workmanship."


Birmingham Chapter

Birmingham AL

Contact: Charlotte Burkhardt
Phone: 205-769-6149
President: Charlotte Burkhardt
Treasurer: Lealand Smiley
Secretary: Lynn Leonard

Chapter News & Workshops

The Birminham Chapter is Hosting Barbara Meger for a 2 1/2 day workshop in February 2016

The Birmingham Alabama Chapter is hosting Barbara Meger for a 2 1/2 day workshop in February of 2016

Feb. 18  5:30-8:00pm  3hour   Pleater Maintance

Feb. 19  10:00am-5:00pm  6hour  Applique Smocking

Feb. 20  10:00am-5:00pm  6hour   Drawn Thread Embroidery


Lunch on Friday and Saturday as well as all kit fees are included in the cost of the workshop.  Attendees can register for either the full workshop or an individual class basis.  Deposits are non-refundable after Jan. 1, 2016.


Feel free to call or email Kathy Bizzoco  205-305-8512, or

Meeting Info:

2nd Wed., 9:30 AM
President's home

Additional Info: wee care Jeanne Welsh
Christmas with the Birmingham Chapter