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SAGA Signature Collection

SAGA Signature Collection consists of ready-to-stitch kits designed by generous SAGA teachers. The teacher has donated her design, pattern and directions to SAGA to further the mission of quality education and preservation of the techniques for future generations. The members of the SAGA Sales Committee gather all supplies for you. Each kit is complete, ready to smock and/or embroider, with very detailed directions to allow you to finish a quality project.

Kathy's Smocked Pin Cushion

SAGA Signature Item
Kathy Awender has created this darling pin cushion just for SAGA. There are variations for a chatelaine piece and a tooth fairy pillow. This will be a lovely addition to your sewing accessories or a special gift.
The kit includes everything needed to complete the project: excellent directions, pleated batiste, lining fabric, backing fabric (which differs from Kathy's sample piece in the photo), piping and bias strip, floss to coordinate with the back, lace, needles. Please note: the stuffing/fiberfill is not included.
Kathy is a loyal SAGA member and teaches extensively. Her business is 'Kathy Awender Designs', http://www.kathyawender.com.
The kit cost is $18.00 which includes US postage (for foreign postage please contact SAGA Sales). This kit and the other SAGA Signature Collection kits and SAGA merchandise can be ordered from SAGA Sales at 1-817-350-4883 or sales@smocking.org.
Price: $18.00

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Barbara Meger's Drawn Thread Bag

SAGA Signature Item
What could be sweeter than this little 5" drawn thread linen bag! Stitchers of all skill levels will enjoy completing it and are to sure to find it has multiple uses, such as a sachet, gift bag, jewelry pouch, little girl's purse, bridal shower favor, and many more! The kit includes everything needed to complete the project: excellent directions, easy to see 32-count even weave white linen, pearl cotton, white satin ribbon and needles.
This project, designed especially for SAGA by Barbara Meger, who teaches world-wide; her business is 'Classic Creations.' The kit is $20.00 which includes US postage (for foreign postage please contact SAGA Sales).
This drawn thread bag kit and the other SAGA Signature Collection kits can be ordered also from SAGA Sales at 1-817-350-4883 or sales@smocking.org.
Price: $20.00

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The Marquis Tabard

SAGA Signature Item
The Marquis Tabard is an adorable pinafore-style outfit for a toddler, size 6 – 12 months. The “Byzantine Jewels” smocking design is perfect for learning the technique of color tumbling. The shading of 5 floss colors gives such a luscious aspect to the smocking. The angel sleeves are a beautiful addition to this sweetness. This kit comes with everything needed to finish the tabard: pleated fabric, additional fabric for yokes and sashes, Swiss embroidered edging, floss, ribbon, hooks & eyes and needles. The kit is $50 which includes postage. Judith is from Newmarket, ON, Canada, and has taught for SAGA for many years and has other patterns that she has designed as a part of her business Amberlane & Amberpetites, www.amberlane.ca. She is vice-president of Grace L. Knott Smocking Supplies Ltd. and has published smocking and heirloom articles in a number of publications.
Price: $50.00

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Judith's Bishop

SAGA Signature Item
Learn to smock while making this adorable size 6 months dress for that special baby in your life! This gown, designed by Judith Adams, is pleated, ready to smock. The directions are thorough and everything is included to finish this project. Judith is a loyal SAGA member and teaches all over the world. Her business is 'The Status Thimble.' The kit is $40.00 which includes US postage (for foreign postage please contact SAGA Sales). This smocked dress kit and the other SAGA Signature Collection kits can be ordered also from SAGA Sales at 1-817-350-4883 or sales@smocking.org.
Price: $40.00

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Judith's Intermediate Bishop

SAGA Signature Item
Judith Adams has created this lovely 12 month pink bishop dress just for SAGA, expanding on the baby bishop dress design she donated several years ago. The smocking design and bead enhancements are perfect for that smocker who wishes a bit more of a challenge, yet directions for this project are so well written that most any smocker can finish it. It is partially constructed and pre-pleated. Everything needed for completing is included. Judith is a loyal SAGA member and teaches all over the world. Her business is 'The Status Thimble.' The kit is $45.00 which includes US postage (for foreign postage please contact SAGA Sales). This smocked dress kit and the other SAGA Signature Collection kits can be ordered also from SAGA Sales at 1-817-350-4883 or sales@smocking.org.
Price: $45.00

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Margaret's Bonnet

SAGA Signature Item
Margaret's Bonnet is a beautiful bonnet reminiscent of gentle days gone by, designed by SAGA Charter Member and world renowned teacher Margaret Pierce. Margaret has created this bonnet exclusively for SAGA. You will receive a ready-to-smock creation using top quality fabrics and laces, everything needed to execute your heirloom. Very little finishing is required. Perfect for beginning smockers! The kit is $25 which includes US postage (for foreign postage please contact SAGA Sales). This bonnet kit and the other SAGA Signature Collection kits can be ordered also from SAGA Sales at 1-817-350-4883 or sales@smocking.org.
Price: $25.00

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Note: Please allow 2 weeks to receive your order. Large orders must allow 4-6 weeks.

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Send check and name of item(s) you're ordering to:

SAGA
PO Box 150917
Nashville, TN 37215-9998
Phone: 817-350-4883