Sewing and crafts

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The library holds sewing programs throughout the year using our collection of more than a half-dozen machines. Try your hand at quilting or make a purse or zippered pouch. Programs are recommended for those with basic sewing machine experience. Most require registration.

The library also frequently offers “Make It Yourself” craft classes featuring a variety of projects.

Sewing Assistance

Bring your own materials and supplies and meet a volunteer in the Tech Room Makerspace for one-on-one help with your sewing project or an overview of machine sewing. Registration will close one business day before scheduled appointment times. Click on a timeslot to sign up.

Coming up

Bullet Journal 101
Saturday, January 4 • 1 p.m. Sign up here.
Bring a journal or notebook and see how easy and fun it can be to get organized through bullet journaling. If you already keep a bullet journal, you’re invited to share your insight and experience.

Tech Room Makerspace Open House
Monday, January 20 • 2-4 p.m.
Drop in for an overview of the equipment available for use anytime the library is open. Check out the Cricut Maker, sewing machine, Makerbot 3D printer, button makers, die cut machine, laminator and more. Try out sample projects or just see the equipment in action.

Pop In to Make Pop-Up Cards
Monday, February 3 • 6:30 p.m.
Make a cool card for Valentine’s Day or any other special occasion. Snacks will be served.

No-Sew Sock Bunnies
Saturday, February 8 • 3 p.m. Sign up here.
A fun bunny craft to give you the warm fuzzies. Register each participant individually. Teens welcome!

Sew It Yourself: Soup Bowl Cozies
Monday, February 24 • 6 p.m. Sign up here.
Protect hands and furniture with a soup bowl cozy that’s cute and functional. Bring two 10-inch squares of cotton fabric. Teens welcome!

Decorate a Shopping Bag
Wednesday, February 26 • 7 p.m.
Prepare for the state ban on single-use plastic bags by customizing a re-usable shopping tote. We will provide the bag and fabric paint. Teens welcome!

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