Come hang out and play with fibers at Artisan's Asylum! This one night of the week, come in and use our fiber arts equipment machines and space for FREE. Learn basic knit and crochet skills in traditional and unconventional fibers, exchange materials, get guidance from experienced quilters, costumers, and crafters, or just bring your own projects to work on in the company of like-minded makers!
To learn fiber arts skills, to work on your projects, and to spend time with other makers.
Participants must be at least 18 years of age.
Sewing machines will be available, but participants should bring all other tools and materials. If you have some materials you're not using that you'd like to exchange, bring them to offer to others!
Alessandrina "Sandy" Costa was an instructor in the apparel and textile departments Rhode Island School of Design 1991-2004. She produces limited edition/ one of a kind knit/ off the loom clothing, jewelry, accessories and small artworks for sale through New England venues.
Fiber Arts Work Night is every Wednesday night, 6-9pm, with ocassional Wednesdays missed for holidays etc. Check the Artisan's Asylum calendar to check.
Artisan's Asylum, Inc.
Artisan's Asylum is a community fabrication and makerspace near Union Square, Somerville MA, that is dedicated to making creativity a way of life. It does this by maintaining a community workshop, training its members in the use of all of its professional-grade equipment, and hosting events promoting the learning and practicing of craft and creative expression.