Sewing and crafts


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.

Wednesday, Sept. 29 • 6:30 p.m.

Creativebug Demo: Doodle and Paint an Animal Portrait

Try a class from our new Creativebug database; we’ll provide the supplies. Bring a picture of your pet or another favorite animal that includes the entire face and head. Teens welcome! Sign up here.

Saturday, Oct. 9 • 2:30 p.m.

Make it Yourself: Tie-Dye T-Shirts

You provide a cotton T-shirt, we’ll provide the dye, techniques and instructions. Sign up here.

Online instruction

Start embroidering with a few basic stitches.

Watch the tutorial below for a sewing project you can do at home.

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.

Check back for future sewing assistance sessions.

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