Registration (for all events) will be free for Chapter members.  For nonmembers, registration is $15 in advance or $20 at the door. To register, contact Cathie Ryan.  Checks should be made out to ASDP_NE and mailed to Cathie at 41 Birch Drive, Sterling, MA  01564   


DATE to Saturday, November 3  1:00-3:30 Saturday, October 27  1:00-3:30.  "Ribbon Embellishments"  by Janee Connor and Donna Fortier.  LOCATION is the same:  Charlton Sewing Center, Charlton, MA.  Explore a few ways to use ribbon to create trims and embellishments for garments and bags. You’ve seen ribbon flowers, leaves, and ribbon embroidery, BUT there are other ways to transform flat ribbon into dimensional decorations with a few simple folding and stitching techniques. Donna and Janee have enjoyed several classes at national conferences with Debbie Bone-Harris, ASDP member, a Threads Challenge winner, and an expert in embellishments using ribbon and beads.  Janee and Donna and want to share some of those techniques with you.  Come play with us!
Bring with you a basic kit of:   scissors (small fabric snips and paper scissors will be useful), upholstery thread, hand needle for this thread, and a pencil.  

A kit fee of $5 is requested to help defray the cost of ribbon and other materials distributed at the class.

Sunday, January 13, 2019  Noon-4:00  Members-only "Holiday Gathering."  LOCATION:  XIX Carter (also known as 19 Carter Street), Berlin, MA    Potluck style.   Recipies for the items brought are welcomed.  

Sunday, March 10,  1:00-3:30  Tips, Tricks and Tools.    LOCATION:  Fabric Place Basement, Cloverleaf Mall, Address: 321 Speen St, Natick, MA 01760 

This will be presentations by a roundtable of members suggesting new ways of using common sewing tools plus creative uses for tools from other creative activities.  The presentations and comments/questions by attendees will be moderated by

Joyce DeLoca.  Open to the public.  

Saturday, April 13, 1:00-3:30  Couture Embellishments, presented by Ellen Miller, author of Couture Embellishments (Google this title).  LOCATION:  Fabric Place Basement, Cloverleaf Mall, Address: 321 Speen St, Natick, MA 01760 1-3:30 p.m.  Open to the Public.

​Saturday, May 18, 1:00-3:30  Gelli Prints, presented and demonstrated by Penny Beer, Place TBA.