Getting Crafty with the Patchogue-Medford Library!
As spring continues, with all of the needed rain, sometimes you need some indoor craft ideas. At the Patchogue-Medford Library we have a number of craft books to provide some inspiration and ideas. Check them out!
“With Vintage Crafts, use paper scraps, teacups, and a splash of paint to decorate your house room by room. More than just a craft book, Vintage Crafts features recipes fresh from the countryside, lessons for safe and easy outdoor improvement, and tips for keeping your house eco-friendly. This is the ultimate home decor resource from Sweden’s number one lifestyle blogger, Clara Lidström. Learn to liven up secondhand clothes, turn old fabrics into patchwork projects, and interject some ’50s-era chic into your thrift store finds.”-Amazon
After the rain dries up, you are going to need some supplies. This is a list of the best flea markets in the US. Lists locations and dates. The closest for us is Brooklyn, but a few others can be done in a weekend.
The Dancers Book of Ballet Crafts A Celebration of Dance in Photographs, Watercolors, Famous quotes. A fill-in journal 35 easy projects: legwarmers, sweaters, a tiara and necklace, scrunchies, tote bags, a memory box, scrapbook, and much, much more!
New York City Ballet is one of the foremost dance companies in the world, with a roster of spectacular dancers and an unparalleled repertory. The Company was founded in 1948 by George Balanchine and Lincoln Kirstein, and it quickly became world-renowned for its athletic and contemporary style.
Learn how to get the most out of your sewing machine with this comprehensive and easy-to-follow guide. There are 15 gorgeous projects to make including cushions, shoulder bags, soft toys and quilts. Full-size, fold-out patterns accompany the designs and 50 illustrated step-by-step lessons will guide you through all you need to get started. This book is a fantastic resource for those new to machine sewing and a great source of inspiration and ideas for more experienced sewers.
More than 900 free sewing patterns. For when you are ready to take it to the next level.
This is the ideal quick reference for beginning to intermediate users. Alphabetical listings and rich cross-referencing make it easy to find solutions to problems. In addition, its small format makes it extremely portable–appealing to travelers and users of laptop computers.
Some more ideas for sewing and crafting with Liberty fabrics. It’s a UK company, but they post measurements in Meters and Yards.