"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."

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SAGA National Events




Mystery of the Five Diamonds Smock-Along

The Mystery of the Five Diamonds Smock-Along with Barbara Meger has started! Join our Facebook Group by clicking here. The third clue is posted. You must log in and you will find it in the member's section of the website! Happy Stitching!

SAGA Smock Across America Retreat in Valley Forge!

Registration is now open! Again we apologize for any inconvenience! Register Here!

If you are an international member and the registration will not allow you to register without a US address, just put in the SAGA address and we will contact you to obtain your correct address. We are sorry for the inconvenience!

The Brochure for the Valley Forge Retreat can be downloaded below.

Register with the hotel here!

Regional Meet-Ups

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


FIT Museum - June 18, 2015 - Registration is open, click here!


Smock Across America Contest

  Do you see White? White is the color for the Chicago Smock Across America Contest! Get those creative juices flowing and stitch up your entry for the contest. Click on the file below for the complete rules. The winner will receive a puff iron!


SAGA National Retreat in Chicago!

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

Registration opens April 1st! 

If you need hotel reservations, please contact our VP, Charlotte Hallworth.

Registration is open for Chicago! Register Here! only a few spots left!

SAGA Board Announces Smock Across America!

View the details for all 3 Retreats!


Valley Forge Retreat

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