Surface Design Association

Massachusetts & Rhode Island Chapter

Mobilia Gallery event this Saturday 3-5 pm


Mobilia Gallery
358 Huron Avenue
Cambridge, MA 02138
RSVP: or 617-876-2109

CraftBoston Holiday Show this weekend!


$3 off at this link

Upcoming events

Fiber in the Present Tense is opening next week at Slater Mill in Pawtucket, RI.  The opening reception is on Wednesday December 7th, 6-8pm. We can make reservations for dinner at one of the local ethnic restaurants for those who may be interested.  Please email Nancy ( or Adrienne ( if you would like to be included.

Our Fall Show and Tell potluck and discussion brunch will be on Sunday, December 11 at 11am at Adrienne’s house, 31 Barnard Ave. in Watertown. Please RSVP to Nancy or Adrienne if you plan to come. Feel free to come anyway if your plans change at the last minute and you are able to join us.

“Excellence in Fibers” opening at New Bedford Art Museum in January 2017

Presented by Fiber Art Now and NBAM/AW!
New Bedford Art Museum
Exhibition dates: 1/25/2017 – 3/19/2017
Opening reception: Sunday, January 29th, 2 – 5 pm

Workshops to be offered on January 28th:
– Beginners welcome in both classes.
– Class fees include materials and box lunch.
– Registration to open soon.

Hexagon Weave Sculpture with Jeanne Flanagan
Learn the basic 3D weave, then build a bigger sculpture with the first sculpture trapped inside, weaving with watercolor paper strips. $150

True Blue Indigo Dyeing with Elin Noble
Explore the beauty of indigo dyeing. Learn the subtle visual details with a monochromatic scheme and this direct and engaging form of dyeing expression.  Prepare cloth to dye in the indigo vat through a variety of shibori methods. $240

Diane Franklin shares about her quilt insurance

From Diane Franklin ~

At last week’s ‘breakfast’ SDA meeting, I mentioned that I have quilt insurance through Chris Johnston and the Society of Quilters. Individuals are added to the master policy that is under the name of the Society of Quilters. Chris arranges the individual policies and attaches them to the master policy. I have $12,000 worth of insurance, with a $500 deductible, for around $130/year. Continue reading “Diane Franklin shares about her quilt insurance”

Show & tell meeting on December 11th

Save the date – Sunday, December 11th to meet for show and tell and discussions. More details to follow.

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