Art to Wear Marketplace is open now

Shop the 2020 Art to Wear & More virtual marketplace for one-of-a-kind holiday gifts made by local Sacramento artists.

Calling all textile artists!

You are invited to be a vendor at this year’s SCTA Art to Wear & More, which will be taking place virtually starting later this month through January 2021.

Zoom in for our September meeting!

It will be on Thursday, September 24 at 6 pm. Watch your email for the Zoom invitation and more details. COVID-19 has shifted live...

Time to renew!

It's time to renew your SCTA membership for 2020-2021! Our membership year runs May 1 of the current year through April 31 of the...

Adapting to the pandemic: Study groups on Facebook

Homebound by coronavirus restrictions? Now is the perfect time to work on some of the creative projects you've had on the back...

Sacramento Center for the Textile Arts

The Sacramento Center for the Textile Arts celebrates the link between the creative individual and the artwork of textiles. We offer a wide range of programs for practicing artists, collectors, and all who appreciate fiber arts. SCTA is a non-profit corporation, founded in 1979.

What we do

SCTA sponsors an array of educational programs throughout the year, including

  • Lectures by nationally recognized guest speakers on such topics as surface design, ethnic textiles, artistic clothing, quilting, weaving, jewelry, and marketplaces.
  • Workshops on techniques related to textile arts, including dyeing and printing, beading, quilting, embroidery, felting, mixed media, and papermaking/bookbinding.
  • Bus trips to special events and places related to the textile arts.
  • Special interest groups meet monthly.

Unless otherwise stated, all programs and events are held at Shepard Garden and Arts Center.

Connect with us on social media

Sacramento Center for the Textile Arts’ Facebook page contains information on special events and regular meeting dates, member activities, and notices of activities related to the textile arts. Find us at Each study group also has a Facebook page.

On Instagram, we’re at

Use the hashtag #sactextilearts to tag us!