There is still time before the holidays for handmade! Create a beautiful three dimensional paper star with these step by step photo-illustrated instructions. Use library books for Arts and Crafts inspiration and ideas.
The most common question I hear when I’m spinning on a drop spindle is “WHY would you spin yarn on something so slow and small when you could just go buy yarn?” It’s a legitimate question and spinning in this way isn’t for everyone, but here’s my answer.
There’s a sewing machine hiding in most of our homes, and perhaps it hasn’t been pulled out of the sewing cabinet or the closet for a long time, but I think it’s worth another look. The budding fashionista, the home decorator, and new (or experienced) quilters can all find inspiration here at the library.
Sunnyside Up Saturday’s – Make & Take program was all about Quilts. Kids created small fabric quilts that could be a doll blanket or a wall hanging. Shapes out of paper could create colorful quilt blocks. Samples of many common quilt patterns were available for inspiration. Examples were Grandmas Garden and Spinning Star. Testing their [...]