People often think of embroidery as labor-intensive and old-fashioned. And it can be – if that’s what you want. But it doesn’t have to be.
The decorations are up, the holiday music is playing, but it’s not really “the holidays” until you can smell those delicious buttery cookies baking! Find your goodies in the library’s Cooking Neighborhood.
The holiday season is a perfect time to experiment with making recycled and upcycled gifts and decorations. When you give a gift made from recycled materials, you are not only giving a thoughtful handmade gift – you are also giving a gift with a teensy-weensy carbon footprint! And who doesn’t love that?
The Mother Earth News Fair is coming to town, and your library is going to be there!
Fall is the time when most gardeners are cleaning up their garden beds, working on their compost piles, and planting some last minute spring-blooming bulbs. I’d like to suggest that Fall is also a perfect time to start a garden journal.
Feltmaking – or Felting – has become quite popular lately, but did you know that it is a very old art? In fact, felt was the earliest known textile – predating any kind of weaving or spinning. There are several different techniques, and the Arts & Crafts Neighborhood has books to help with all of them.