As we are spending more time at home, many people have reignited their interest in crafts and have let their creative juices flow. We have a variety of resources to draw inspiration from.
Creative Bug: Includes sewing, needlecrafts, quilting, STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, Math), Drawing, Painting, Textiles. Yarn Art, Jewelry, Pottery, Wood Signs, Fun with Food, Glowforge projects(laser cutter), calligraphy, stenciling, along with many other crafts.
Hobbies & Crafts Reference Center: Includes arts and crafts, collecting, Home & Garden, Indoor and Outdoor Recreation, Kids’ Crafts, Model Building, Needlecrafts, Performing Arts, Science & Technology, Scrapbooking, Paper Crafts, among others.
*Place holds or call us at 248-642+-5800 ext. 171 to reserve issues you’d like and we will make them available for curbside pickup.
Creative Steps (Youth Room)
Selected Arts & Crafts Books and DVDs
Pro Search Tip: When you are searching in the library catalog under “Subject”, you will be given related subject headings to check. Some subjects to pursue: Arts, Crafts, Hobbies, Handicraft, Drawing, Painting, Sewing, Quilting, Jewelry.
Complete manual of airbrushing
by Peter Owen and Jane Rollason
by Alex Hughes
Chalk on the Wild Side
by Lorie King Kaehler
DVD 741.2 DRA
Digital Painting for the Complete Beginner
by Carlyn Beccia
Art of Pastel Painting
by Alan Flattmann
by Lucy Watson
Art of Embroidery
by Julia Barton
All in one Quilter’s reference tool
by Harriet Hargrave
Cuddly Amigurumi Toys
Still stripping after 25 years
by Eleanor Burn
Art of Colored Pencil Drawing
with Pat Averil, Cynthia Knox, Eileen Sorg, and Debra Kauffman Yaun
Beaded Wild Animals
by Suzanne McNeill
Soutache: 30 gorgeous bead embroidery designs
by Anneta Valious