Machine Sewing for Kids and Teens

September’s meeting topic covered sewing. Presenters introduced different topics including hand sewing, e-textiles, and sewing machines. Diedre Winterhalter, Digital Learning Coordinator at Oak Park Public Library (deidre.winterhalter@gmail.com), and Becca Boland, Teen Librarian at Ela Area Public Library (bboland@eapl.org), talked about using sew machines with kids and teens. Machine sewing is a great maker activity, and… Read More Machine Sewing for Kids and Teens

Crafty Critters: Hand sewing

September’s meeting topic covered sewing. Presenters introduced different topics including hand sewing, e-textiles, and sewing machines. Diane dos Santos, Youth Services Librarian at Wilmette Public Library, (ddossantos@wilmettelibrary.info), talked about hand sewing projects for kids.  Where did I get the Idea? Browsing through Jane Bull’s craft book, “Crafty Creatures” (2013), I came upon an idea for… Read More Crafty Critters: Hand sewing