Since 1977, the Friends of the Library have sponsored the Topeka Crafts Competitions. “Highlights from the Art Collection” will be on display in the front gallery until the end of January 2018.
Get tips to help you pick the colors for your next art or craft project. Sometimes deciding on colors can be the hardest part of getting started.
Learn how simple and inexpensive it can be to make beautiful wire jewelry.
Be amazed what artists can do with clay, fibers, metals, minerals, glass and wood in the Topeka Competition 33 art exhibit.
Check out suggestions on art/craft projects for holiday gifts. If you start now, you won’t need to hurry to finish them in time.
Discover the excitement and wonder surrounding the World’s Fair: Columbian Exposition and life in the 1890s. View newspapers, illustrations, photographs and ads of the time.
Add surface design techniques like embroidery or printing to personalize your fabric.
Reduce stress and give your brain a break with an arts and craft project.
Most of us think of quilts as cozy blankets that Grandma used to make, but there’s a whole new world of quilting techniques and materials out there!
Discover various artwork from the library’s permanent collection that reference or are influenced by fiber art.
Kansas, regional and international artists play with texture and turn textiles into unexpected art objects during our next art exhibit.
See how cross stitch and embroidery has evolved from traditional flowers and “home sweet home” to funky geometric art with snarky phrases.