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.

Available equipment includes Brother CS6000i sewing machines and a Brother 1034D serger.

The library also frequently offers “Make It Yourself” craft classes featuring a variety of projects. Many of these are also open to teens.

Open sewing

We regularly schedule times where you can work on your own project using the library machines. Sign up is required. Click on a timeslot to sign up.

Monday, March 4 • 6-8 p.m. Sign up here.
Monday, March 18 • 6-8 p.m. Sign up here.
Monday, April 8 • 6-8 p.m. Sign up here.

Coming up

Make It Yourself: Ceramic Tile Painting
Saturday, March 23 • 2:30-4 p.m. Sign up here.
Local artist Lydia Lynch will show you how to create unique ceramic tile artwork using the trendy medium of alcohol inks. All supplies provided. Wear an old shirt or smock. Registration closes Thursday, March 21, at 3 p.m.; open to BCSD residents only. Teens welcome!

Sewing Machine Basics
Monday, April 1 • 6:30 p.m.
Understand the basics of sewing on a machine and try out the library’s sewing machines and serger. Teens welcome!

Sew It Yourself: Sunglasses Case
Monday, April 29 • 7 p.m. Sign up here.
Bring two coordinating fat quarters to make a soft sunglasses case. Basic sewing machine experience required.

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