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National Sewing Month 2020

National Sewing Month

2020 may have just started but the Sewing & Craft Alliance (SCA) is already planning for National Sewing Month.

September became National Sewing Month in 1982 because of President Ronald Reagan. He dedicated the month “in recognition of the importance of home sewing to our Nation.”

Thanks to the Sewing & Craft Alliance, the entire month of September is flush with celebrations of the art form through fun, education, and events for sewers of all skill levels. It doesn’t matter if you’ve held a needle one time or a thousand times, National Sewing Month celebrates creativity and togetherness.

And the hype is sure to spread; sewers will gather in fabric stores, sewing lounges, schools, and more to celebrate their passion and dedication to sewing. New sewers can learn a new craft and skilled sewers can take on another embellishment or expand their skill-set. Business, too, are encouraged to take part in the fun.

The SCA promotes the month with it’s partner and non-profit organization, the American Sewing Guild (ASG). The ASG has chapters across the country and helps to educate sewers and fulfill it’s mission of advancing “sewing as an art and life skill.”

Sewing & Craft Alliance

The Sewing & Craft Alliance is currently in the process of deciding a theme for this years National Sewing Month as well as building a website. Once that is complete, sponsorship opportunities will become available. For more information, check out this website.

Other resources offered by the Sewing & Craft Alliance include free SEW-lutions Education Guidelines and the Trained Sewing Instructor program.


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