"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

Visit this page for news and information about national events.

Las Vegas Retreat

Come join us for the SAGA National Retreat in Las Vegas!

Come Join us for the SAGA National Retreat in Las Vegas! Regsiter Here! Click below to view the Informational Brochure and get all the details!

Make Hotel Reservations Here by February 1st!

Regional Meet-Ups

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

Calloway Gardens - January 20, 2015 - RSVP to Lori Popelka,

Woodlawn 52nd Needlework Exhibit - March 2015. 
Morvan Museum Needlework Exhibit and historic home tour - March 2015
Biltmore and Downton Abbey Exhibit - April 2015
FIT Museum - May 2015
 - and more are being planned!

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! 


Mystery Smock-Along!

  The Next Mystery Smock-Along will be starting in February!


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.

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!