Hand-Made: Hand-Made Crafternoon: Show-and-Tell What YOU Love to Make! (+ Watermark Embroidery), April 19, 2014.
Join crafty librarian Jessica Pigza of the Rare Book Division and Crafternoon author Maura Madden to celebrate the community of making which has blossomed during the five years of Handmade Crafternoons, and which inspired Jessica Pigza to write BiblioCraft.
Think of it as a grown-ups' show-and-tell but WITHOUT the pressure of doing any kind of formal public presentation--you simply bring along one of your own crafty works in progress to show your fellow tablemates what you're working on! You can also bring a finished project that you're really excited about having made. And if you design, teach classes, or otherwise make your living from your creative work, you are invited to share those details too with your tablemates too.
Empty-handed, craftwise, and need a new project? Have no fear! We've got you covered. Jessica Pigza will share some embroidery designs inspired by the watermarks found in rare books she works with, and we'll have a variety of stitching supplies so you can try your hand at some watermark inspired embroideries yourself.
This is a FREE event!
UPDATE: We're no longer taking advance registrations, but we'll have room for walk-in guests so please join us!
When: Saturday, April 19th, 2014, 2:00pm-4:00pm
Where: Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Fifth Avenue and 42nd Street, Margaret Liebman Berger Forum (on the Second Floor, Room 227)
What to bring: Please bring along one of your own works in progress to show us what you're up to. Also, we'll have everything you need to play around with historic watermark-inspired embroideries.
Want more? Here’s where you’ll find details on other Handmade Crafternoons this spring:
- March 15th, 2:00-4:00pm: BiblioCraft Celebrates with Haley Pierson-Cox
- SORRY! May 17th's event (English Paper Piecing with Jessica Alexandrakis has been CANCELLED!
- Audience: Adults