Try a New Craft! Digital Book Display

The weather is finally cooling down. What better time to cozy up indoors and learn a new craft? From woodworking to macramé, find your next hobby at the library!

Mod knots: creating jewelry & accessories with macramé by Cathi Milligan

Inside you'll learn step by step the basic techniques of macramé as well as how to create 25 projects from yarn, leather, cord and even wire. Your wardrobe will never be the same once you start creating necklaces, bracelets and earrings for every occasion, belts to match any outfit, incredibly soft and cozy scarves, and even one-of-a-kind purses and bags.

 

Miniature gardens: design and create miniature fairy gardens, dish gardens, terrariums and more by Katie Elzer-Peters

A revealing peek into the captivating world of gardening in miniature, complete with inspiring photos and practical step-by-step instructions. A delightful, fun, and endlessly creative new trend is sweeping the gardening world: miniature gardening! With your imagination as the only limit to this infinitely customizable technique, miniature gardening showcases your individuality. 

 

Pottery by Phyllis Raybin Emert

These dense but useful introductions provide historical, social, and geographical context as well as definitions of key terms. Pottery considers the intersections between functionality and art in this medium, while postmodern surveys conceptual, installation and neoexpressionist movements.

 

Simply Calligraphy: A Beginner's Guide to Elegant Lettering by Judy Detrick (Available on Overdrive!)

With quick and easy instruction from calligraphy teacher and designer Judy Detrick, Simply Calligraphy will have you whipping up elegant invitations, pleasing place cards, and personalized thank-you notes in no time.


 

Craft in America: [NONFICTION DVD] a journey to the origins, artists and techniques of American craft

Includes: Memory, Landscape, and Community. Memory focuses on the historical relevance of craft. Landscape examines the interdependent relationship of artists to their media. Community highlights the social and emotional connections that crafts embody.

 

Craft Ideas Magazine (Available on Flipster!)

Craft Ideas provides all types of crafts including sewing, decorative painting, beading, clay, cross-stitch, needlework, paper crafting, rubber stamping and more.

 
 

Threads Magazine (Available on Flipster!)

Threads is the premier magazine for sewing enthusiasts - people who are passionate about sewing garments, home furnishings, gifts, and accessories.

 

Just CrossStitch Magazine (Available on Flipster!)

Just CrossStitch is the first magazine devoted exclusively to counted cross stitch and the only cross-stitch title written for the intermediate to advanced-level hobbyist.