Craft Away the Winter Blues with Free CraftSanity Workshops at Kent District Library Branches!

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Hello! I’m taking a quick break from end-of-the-semester grading to invite Grand Rapids-area crafters to a series of free workshops I’m hosting with nice folks at several Kent District Library branches. I’ve been traveling across the state to teach workshops at my hometown library for for years and I’m very happy to get the opportunity to teach at libraries here in West Michigan.

As part of my partnership with KDL, I will be teaching paper crafting with recycled books, printmaking and English paper piecing. Scroll down to see the full schedule of adult and teen classes and I hope to see some of you there. (Don’t forget to bring along show and tell. I LOVE to see what you’re making!)

The workshops are free but space is limited, so please register online or call 616-784-2007 ext. 0.

Craft Away the Winter Blues for Adults

Recycled Book Crafts
Where: Sand Lake Branch, 88 Eighth St., Sand Lake,
When: 6:30 p.m. Dec. 4

Holiday Printmaking
Where: Comstock Park Branch, 3943 W. River Dr. NE, Comstock Park
When: 1 p.m. Dec. 11

Holiday Paper Crafting
Where: KDL Alpine Branch, 5255 Alpine Ave. NW, Comstock Park
When: 10:30 a.m. Dec. 14

Printmaking 101
Where: Rockford Branch, 140 E. Bridge St., Rockford
When: 6:30 p.m. Jan. 13

English Paper Piecing
Where: Alto Branch, 6071 Linfield Ave., Alto
When: 10:30 a.m., Jan. 25

Valentine Crafts
Where: Gaines Branch,
421 68th St. SE, Grand Rapids,
When: 10:30 a.m., Feb. 1

DIY Party Planning On A Budget
Where:  Lowell Branch, 200 N. Monroe St., Lowell
When: 11 a.m., Feb. 8

English Paper Piecing
Where: Byron Branch, 8191 Byron Center Ave. SW, Byron Center
When: 6 p.m. Feb. 11

Teen sessions:
Handmade holiday ornaments and gift tags made out of recycled books
Where: KDL Cascade Branch
When: 3 p.m. Dec. 7

Printmaking 101
Where: 3350 Michael Ave. SW, Wyoming, MI
When: 4:30 pm. Jan. 14 at the Wyoming branch

Okay, I better get back to work… Happy crafting everyone!

P.S. Issue 10 of CraftSanity Magazine is forthcoming. My apologies for the delay.

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