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Find a class near you and come join your SAGA friends and improve your stitching skills!

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Sew Cal Gals present Debbie Glenn

08/04/2017 - 08/06/2017

Chapter: Sew Cal Gals

Join the Sew Cal Gals for 3 days of classes this August with Debbie Glenn.  2 classes will be offered over the 3 day event:

Dainty Heirloom Diaper Set

Please see brochure for more information and Registration Form

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Carolina Cablers host Phyllis Brown

08/25/2017 - 08/26/2017

Chapter: Carolina Cablers

The Carolina Cablers are announcing the rescheduled workshop with Phyllis Brown on August 25 and 26.  The workshop is two Notebook classes - Feather Stitch and Friends and  Pulled not Drawn Thread.

Contact Cathy Reinhardt ( or Sally Thelin ( for additional information.

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Sew Many Things hosts Judith Adams

09/12/2017 - 09/14/2017

Chapter: Sew Many Things Chapter

Join the Sew May Things chapter September 12 – 14, 2017 as they host Judith Adams for 3 days and 3 classes;  Fit for a Princess, More Pleating Problems Solved and her Beautiful Bows Dress.  See brochure for more information!


Questions or to register contact Stormy McGauley 423-505-4525

Email - 

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The Cardinal Chapter presents Trisha Smith

09/15/2017 - 09/17/2017

Chapter: Cardinal Chapter

     Join the Cardinal Chapter as the host Trisha Smith for 3 days of class, September 15 - 17, 2017.  2 classes are offered over the 3 day event.

Mary Jo, Sweetness Personified
Elizabeth, Pleated Bodice Dress

Please see brochure for more information and Registration Form


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Yankee Chapter hosts Gail Doane, September 23-24, 2017

09/23/2017 - 09/24/2017

Chapter: Yankee Chapter of New England

     The Yankee Chapter of SAGA is pleased to host Gail Doane on September 23 & 24, 2017 in Cumberland, Rhode Island.  Gail will be teaching her quilted jacket and will review construction of the dress for those who are interested.  The jacket color selections are below.  The class will be held at the beautiful Arnolds Mills Community House at 75 Hillside Road, Cumberland, Rhode Island.  The sewing space is light, bright, spacious, air conditioned and has ample parking.  Breakfast, coffee, tea, drinks and snacks will be available all day.  Lunch will be available for a small contribution.  The kit for the jacket is $110, cost for both the jacket and dress is $158.00.  Class tuition is $50 per day.  For additional information or to reserve a spot, email Kathy Dacey at  Happy summer, happy sewing and hope to see you in September!  

Victorian Smockers host Vaun ePIerce, February 9-11, 2018

02/09/2018 - 02/11/2018

Chapter: Victorian Smockers

Join the Victorian Smockers for stitching, sewing, and fun, as they host Vaune Pierce for 3 days of classes on February 9-11, 2018. 

February 9-10, Perfecting hte Basic Yoke Dress, featuring Summper Sprinkles
February 12, Blissful Blouses.

See brochure for class and registration information.

Contact Susan Jensen at 954-429-9026 or ar



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