"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




SAGA National Retreat in Chicago!

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

Registration opens April 1st! 

Make Hotel Reservations here!

Registration is open for Chicago! Register 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!


Regional Meet-Ups

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


Biltmore and Downton Abbey Exhibit - April 24, 2015  - click on file for all the details!

FIT Museum - June 18, 2015
 - and more are being planned!

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!