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

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Spring Workshops with Laurie Brock

04/27/2017 - 04/29/2017

Chapter: Atlanta Smocking Guild

 You will spend three busy days learning Brazilian Embroidery, pattern alterations and shadow embroidery.  This workshop is not approved for Artisan Points.

Carolina Cablers host Phyllis Brown

05/05/2017 - 05/06/2017

Chapter: Carolina Cablers

On May 5-6, 2017 the Carolina Cablers will host a workshop featuring two of Phyllis Brown's wonderful notebook classes. She will be teaching Feather Stitch and Friends and Pulled Instead of Drawn Thread. Registration closes April 1, 2017.

For questions or to register contact: Sally Thelin (

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Dogwood Chapter hosts Kathy Dykstra

05/05/2017 - 05/06/2017

Chapter: Dogwood Chapter

Join the Dogwood Chapter May 5-6, 2017, as they host Kathy Dykstra for Stephanie's Scallop Dress.
See flyer for more infor!

Questions or to register contact: Gail Benson (

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Low Country chapter presents Debbie Glenn

05/19/2017 - 05/20/2017

Chapter: Low Country

Spend two delightful days learning exquisite techniques from Debbie Glenn as you stitch up a darling dress. For questions or to register, contact Patti Cappell (

Picture Smocked Wrap Dress

05/20/2017 - 06/10/2017

Chapter: Pacific Waves

Pacific Waves Chapter of SAGA Workshop with Kathy Awender
Picture Smocked Wrap Dress
Two Saturdays – May 20 and June 10, 2017
9 am to 4 pm

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Yankee Chapter hosts Vaune Pierce


Chapter: Yankee Chapter of New England

Join us on Saturday, May 20, as we host Vaune Pierce for the Roses are Red Tote class.

Call Kathy Dacey at (857) 544-9121 or email at

Gail Doane Workshop with the Prairie Belle Smockers

07/06/2017 - 07/08/2017

Chapter: Prairie Belle Smockers

The Prairie Belle Smockers will be hosting Gail Doane July 6,7,8 in Lincoln, NE. The classes offered are the Fine Finishes notebook class and the Sweetheart Bishop and Jacket. 

For more informatino contact Jenny Jo Johnson at or 402-477-7289. 

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