quilting

Get Your Quilt On

This Thursday June 5th, the Kingwood Branch Library will be the gathering place for a Fun4Seniors excursion to the historic Texas Quilt Museum in La Grange.  If you’re interested in historical accounts of the craft, try Gone to Texas by Betsy Chutchian.

If you can’t make it to the museum, try the Lone Stars titles by Karey Bresenham, a fixture of the Texas quilting scene, or Gee's Bend: the Architecture of the Quilt, a collection of African American quilts from Alabama.

New Needlecraft Club at Fairbanks

Bring your knitting, crocheting, quilting, or other needlecraft supplies and projects to the Fairbanks meeting room, and share your ideas, questions, and love of needlecrafts with others.  Learn from the experience of advanced members, and advise those who are just beginning.  This brand new club is scheduled to meet the on first and third Wednesday of every month, from 1:00 pm until 2:30 pm.  The first meeting will be next week, January 15; you can view future dates by opening our events calendar.  While you’re at the library, ask about books and videos for all knowledge levels, including resources to teach yourself crochet, knitting, quilting, and more, or search the online catalog and request your materials

Quilting Bee

Be at the Bee! Our very own Quilting Bee will be held here at the Northwest Branch starting Tuesday April 24, 2012 @Quilt, Quilting Bee 2pm.  The Bee will continue to be held every Tuesday @ 2pm.  You are welcome to bring your projects, share your ideas or come in and learn a new craft.  

The process of quilting uses a needle and thread to join two or more layers of material to make a quilt. This sounds easy enough. I'm in!  

Texas Quilts You Gotta See

Lone Stars IIII don't know how to quilt, but I can certainly appreciate the skill it takes to make some of the quilts found in Lone Stars III: A Legacy of Texas Quilts, 1986-2011 by Karoline Patterson Bresenhan and Nancy O'Bryant Puentes.  You'll be surprised by how non-traditional & ey

Last Week for Summer Programs

SummerDon't miss out on our last week of summer programs at the Katy Library!  The teens are having a Blacklight Party on Monday (8/01) at 2:30pm with glowing food and games.  For the younger ones, pick up a ticket on Monday morning for the Tuesday (8/02) afternoon clown show.  This program starts at 2:00pm and requires a ticket to attend.  Adults aren't left out - come learn about getting started with quilting on Thursday (8/04) at 1:00pm.  Also, on Monday (8/08) our weekly Genealogy Lunchbox will include a talk on how to find people in the census when their names are misspelled.  To learn more about our regular programs, take a look at our online calendar for all the details.

Sit & Stitch - Simple As That!

KnittingAre you a crafter? Are you looking for a place to meet other crafters, get your crafting questions answered or get inspired by the fine work of other knitters, crocheters, quilters, etc.? Join us for our Sit & Stitch. Each Thursday at 10:00 AM, a fine group of crafters meet at the Northwest Library. Bring your own project or get a new project from our selection. Please call the library with any questions.

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