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Hand-Made: Hand-Made Crafternoon with Kelly Rand: September 15, 2012

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September 15, 2012

Program Locations:

Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Margaret Liebman Berger Forum

Join crafty librarian Jessica Pigza of the Rare Book Division and Crafternoon author Maura Madden at this free DIY day, with special guest Kelly Rand, Program Director at Hello Craft.

Kelly will talk about Hello Craft’s efforts to support independent crafters and we’ll celebrate the publication of Handmade To Sell: Hello Craft's Guide to Owning, Running, and Growing Your Crafty Biz. We’ll also, of course, get down to business and stitch up some felt business card holders and receipt organizers! We’ll have supplies on hand as well as a spread of crafty books from the Library’s collections for browsing.  

Here are the details on this event:

  • This is a FREE event, but reservations are welcome because space is limited. To reserve your spot, please write to handmade@nypl.org with your name and the date of this event.
  • What to bring: We will have a variety of felt, embroidery floss, and needles on hand, but you are welcome to bring the following if you plan to use specific colors to make your receipt wallet and business card holder: three 8x11 inch pieces of felt in colors of your choice, embroidery floss in colors of your choice, and an embroidery needle.
  • Where: Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Margaret Liebman Berger Forum (on the Second Floor, Room 227)
  • When: Saturday, Sept. 15th, 2012, from 2:00 to 4:00pm

Want more? Here’s where you’ll find details on other Handmade Crafternoons this fall:

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  • Audience: Adults

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