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 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?
Need to trim the budget a bit? Want a wedding that screams YOU? Here are five things that you can easily do yourself without too much stress or added frustration. So get your bridesmaids together and start crafting! 1. Corsages Whether you use artificial or real flowers or a unique combination of items, making your own […]
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.
Science met Fiber Art at the library recently, and there was an explosion! An explosion of creativity, that is. See photos and get handouts and book recommendations.
You want to remodel your bathroom or maybe you’re planning a new deck or making your home more energy efficient. Where do you find the information you need? You find it at the Library’s Home Neighborhood.