It’s National Craft Month. Need a pattern or a new technique? Visit your library for ideas
and know-how. It’s a do-it-yourselfer's paradise.
Don’t have the time or energy to check out all these books and DVDs? Library staff are here to help.
At VBPL Recommends, check out reviews of craft books, DVDs and more
. Let Library staff guide you to great advice on everything from last-minute knitted gifts to doodle stitching, embroidery for beginners.
Are you looking to purchase or even sell your own handmade items? Try Etsy
! It’s an online marketplace for handmade or vintage goods, art and supplies. You’ll find thousands of unique or one-of-a-kind items pieces including jewelry, toys, clothing, household items and more. Etsy is also a great place to look for project ideas.
Another place to find inspiration is Pinterest
, an online social picture-sharing site. With a free account, you can pin a picture of something that you like to an online pinboard, organize and share all the things you love.