Information Sources on Arts and Crafts

Want to learn a new skill?  Want to learn a new art or craft?  Here are some sources.

Sewing

Quilting

Needlework

Caning

Knitting and Crocheting

Weaving

Fabric Crafts

Painting and Stenciling

Flower Arranging

Silk Screening

Calligraphy

Party Favors

Toys

Scrapbooking

Beading

Paper Crafts

Lace

If you cannot find the suggested books, please see the librarian for suggestions or to get books from other branches of the DC Public Library.

Websites

Please note that DC Public Library does not endorse any websites.  Please also note that, in addition to providing free information, some of these are commercial sites whose intent is to sell their products/services.

Michaels craft store, which has project ideas and tips for completing projects

http://42explore.com/pottery.htm
Information about all kinds of pottery and ceramics

http://www.origami-instructions.com/
Origami is the Japanese art/craft of folding paper into shapes and objects.  This web site is aimed at all levels and has a section especially for children.

http://candleandsoap.about.com/
A web site devoted to making soap and candles

http://www.rughooking101.com/
How to get started hooking rugs