Find Inspiration & Get Creative

Start making something sublime with video classes by top designers and artists, inspiration and instruction. Creativebug, the library’s newest online tool, gives you access to thousands of classes and downloadable patterns, templates and recipes. All you need is your library card to get started.

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Creativebug brings new meaning to do-it-yourself. You’ll find classes on art & design, sewing, quilting, crochet, paper, knitting, food & home, jewelry, holiday & party, and kids crafts. Creativebug adds new classes from top artists every day.

The tutorials are easy to understand and are broken down into small video segments that guide you step-by-step. Each class includes a detailed list of materials and a place to take notes as you go.

Not only can you learn how to make whatever you desire, you can also communicate with instructors and other Creativebug users. Take pictures of your finished projects and display them in your gallery. View other creator’s galleries for inspiration.

You have instant access to this online resource. Log on and personalize your account to reflect what you are excited to learn. Access Creativebug anywhere, anytime with your library account. Download or print any material off the site.

Creativebug will be your companion as you embark on your next crafting journey.

Washburn University Journalism student Maggie Cabrera is our communications intern for summer 2022.