"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."

News & Events

SAGA National Events

Smock Across America Contest

  Do you see Red? Red is the color for the Las Vegas Smock Across America contest, so get your creative juices flowing and submit your red design to win! If you cannot join us in Las Vegas and still would like to enter, click on the file below to see where to ship your entry. The winner of the Smock Across America Contest in Las Vegas will receive a complete Fast Turn System.


Mystery Smock-Along!

Fourth Clue is Posted Below!


If you haven't joined our Facebook Smock-Along group, you can do so here. Details will also be posted here on our website each week, click on the smock-along button on the upper right hand side of the website.
You can now download prep work for this project.  See link below.

Clue 4 now posted!!





Regional Meet-Ups

Come join your SAGA friends for the day! See a needlework exhibit, tour an historic home, or have fun fabric shopping! 

Woodlawn 52nd Needlework Exhibit - March 20 2015. Purchase your lunch tickets Here!

Biltmore and Downton Abbey Exhibit - April 24, 2015 - details coming soon.
FIT Museum - May 2015
 - and more are being planned!

SAGA Board Announces Smock Across America!

View the details for all 3 Retreats!


SAGA National Retreat in Chicago!

Come join us for the SAGA National Retreat in Chicago, July 16-20, 2015!

Valley Forge Retreat

Come Join us for the Valley Forge Retreat, October 8-12, 2015!