"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."

About SAGA

Fine Machine Sewing

Fine Machine Sewing is also called Heirloom sewing or French hand sewing by machine.             

SAGA provides fine machine sewing classes at its annual convention.  SAGA Stitches

programs are available, as well as correspondence courses and chapter programs for those

interested in learning to fine machine sewing.

SAGA members may access the fine machine sewing bibliography here.