Crafts

Weave a Purse/Tote Basket

Location: Madison Public Library
Date: Friday, June 28, 2013 - 9:00am - 3:00pm

Learn to weave a purse or tote basket at the Madison Public Library on Friday, June 28, from 9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.  Crystal Kitchens will teach you how to handle reed, how to start a basket with flat reed, fill in the bottom, and shape the basket.  Dyed reed will be available for decorating.  The finished product should be approximately 4.5" x 9" x 8".

Triangle Loom Weaving

Location: Madison Public Library
Date: Friday, May 17, 2013 - 9:00am - 3:00pm

Learn how to weave on a triangle frame loom at the Madison Public Library on Friday, May 17, from 9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.  During the workshop you will learn to weave with continuous thread, and how to finished and join the triangles.  We will use a 36" loom to make a child's shawl or an adult scarf.  We will have a fashion show of scarves, shawls, ruanas, and ponchos to give you ideas.  You'll learn how to make your own triangle looms in various sizes.  No weaving experience is necessary.

Weave a Melon/Egg Basket

Location: Madison Public Library
Date: Friday, April 26, 2013 - 9:00am - 3:00pm

Learn to weave a Melon/Egg Basket at the Madison Public Library on Friday, April 26, from 9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.  During the class you will learn how to handle reed, make a God's eye, shape a ribbed basket, and make an 8-inch basket.  Both dyed reed and seagrass will be available for decorating your basket.

If you've already made a melon basket, you can learn how to add shaping to make a "fanny" basket.

Ladies' Quilting Night

Location: Gurley Public Library
Date: Monday, April 22, 2013 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Ladies from the community gathering together to work on the Gurley Quilt.

Ladies' Quilting Day

Location: Gurley Public Library
Date: Saturday, April 20, 2013 - 2:15pm - 4:30pm

 Ladies from Gurley community meeting together to work on the Gurley quilt.

Ladies' Quilting Night

Location: Gurley Public Library
Date: Monday, April 15, 2013 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Ladies from the community gathering together to work on the Gurley Quilt.

Ladies' Quilting Night

Location: Gurley Public Library
Date: Monday, April 8, 2013 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Ladies from the community gathering together to work on the Gurley Quilt.

Children's Grab Bag Tuesday: Recycled Crafts

Location: Bailey Cove Branch Library
Date: Tuesday, July 23, 2013 - 3:00pm - 4:30pm

Join us for some simple recycled crafts!

Children's Grab Bag Tuesday: Crafts with Michaels

Location: Bailey Cove Branch Library
Date: Tuesday, June 25, 2013 - 3:00pm - 4:30pm

Join us for a few hours of family-friendly crafting with Michaels!

Teen Night: Splatter Painting

Location: Bailey Cove Branch Library
Date: Tuesday, July 23, 2013 - 6:00pm - 7:30pm

Inspired by Jackson Pollock, try your hand at splatter painting.  Sign-ups required.  Please be prepared to get paint on your cloths.

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