Next at SCTA

General Membership Meeting
Speaker: Lynne Giovannetti, Costume Designer on 1/2 Scale Delight!
Thursday, May 9th, 6:30pm at Shepard Garden & Arts Center

Bead Study Group with Sally Nagy: Lucite Flower Jewelry, taught by Terrie Taylor
Tuesday, May 14th, 10am-1pm at Shepard Garden & Arts Center

Book Arts Group – with LuAnne Hansen: Hinged Lid Box—Part 2
Thursday, May 16th, 12:30-3:30pm at Shepard Garden & Arts Center

Surface Design Group – with Yvonne Warren: Rust Dyeing
Thursday, May 23rd, 1-4pm at Shepard Garden & Arts Center

Art of Crochet Workshops 
April 7th, May 19th, and June 1st 10:00am-1:00pm

Yarn Bombing, Art Elephant Sale and Indigo Dip Dye events
Saturday, June 8th

SCTA partners with Girl Scouts Heart of Central California to teach crochet workshops

Join Sacramento Center for the Textile Arts for an introduction to the art of crochet! Through guided instruction, participants will...

March General Membership Meeting Recap

At the March meeting, member Heather Lee gave a wonderful presentation and two demonstrations on how to salvage clothing that might...

About 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.

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

Connect with us on Facebook

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, and in the study group pages listed above.