Sewpreneur: Organizations for Sewing Business Owners

NASE- National Association for the Self Employed  

The NASE offers entrepreneurs and small business owners a wide range of resources and tools to help you run your business successfully. Members are automatically e-mailed every issue of the NASE’s monthly e-newsletter, SelfInformed. Members can access even more articles and resources online through the NASE’s Learning Center. NASE Members also have unlimited access to the NASE consultants to ask tax, finance, retirement, and/or operations questions.


ASG – American Sewing Guild

ASG is made up of Chapters, Neighborhood Groups, and Members at Large. Local chapters host social events such as fashion shows and sewing fairs and many offer sewing related service projects for their community. Our website offers educational videos, projects, and more. All members can increase their confidence, expand their skills, enjoy the annual Conference, and take advantage of discounts available only to members. Join today to begin making your own difference!


SAGA- Smocking Arts Guild of America 

The Smocking Arts Guild of America (SAGA) invites you to become a part of our informative and educational international organization. Sewing enthusiasts of all ages and skill levels can join and enjoy the numerous benefits SAGA offers. SAGA, a non-profit organization will provide you with exciting new ideas, patterns, expert instruction, and a way of staying in touch with others in the world of smocking, heirloom sewing, and the related needle arts.

American’s Quilting Society 

The American Quilter’s Society is a body of quilters with a heritage that spans more than three decades, encompassing all ages, design styles, and methods. Our members are as diverse as the quilts they create—and at AQS, you’ll find premier quality quilting products, inspiration, and information.

Embroiderers’ Guild of America 

The Embroiderers’ Guild of America (EGA) was formed for the express purpose of fostering the art of needlework and associated arts. EGA seeks to promote cooperation and the exchange of ideas among those who are engaged in needlework throughout the world by encouraging a high standard of design and technique in embroidery. EGA provides a center to be used as a bureau of education and information regarding the art of embroidery for all guild members. It is our purpose to conduct instruction and research in the art of needlework and to distribute related materials and publications to members and to the public.

MQG- Modern Quilt Guild

The Modern Quilt Guild seeks to foster a vibrant and inclusive organization built on encouragement and mutual respect, where all feel welcome. We support the participation of all who are interested in the growth and development of modern quilting and we value the diversity arising from differences that make us who we are.




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