Spring into Quilting

As winter fades away, and our days start to get longer, it’s the perfect time to add a little bit of color to our days! But what’s the best way to add a pop of color? You could plant a garden or plan a trip to a sunny, sandy beach, but why not brighten up your house with a colorful quilt?

You don’t have to be an experienced seamstress to make a stunning quilt. You can have ‘sew’ much fun learning! Here are three easy ways your library card can help:

Learn to make a Quilt Block of the Month

The talented Dee teaches virtual step-by-step tutorials on creating special quilt blocks for all skill levels. Early registrants even get a free project kit! It’s a great way to practice your skills or even learn a new technique.

Follow a CreativeBug Tutorial

It’s a Pinterest addict’s dream! Get unlimited access to more than 1,000 award-winning art and craft video classes from top artists and designers. It’s way more than just quilting— you can learn to knit, cook, make jewelry, and much more.

Check out a Book

Do you want to take your project from inspiration to reality? You can also borrow printed and digital books that are filled with patterns, hints, and ideas for sewing, crafting, and quilting.

Canton is just 30 minutes north of some amazing fabric and quilt shops. Why not take a day trip down to Amish Country to explore some of the shops? This time of year, they are bringing in the spring and summer collections that are filled with the yellows, blues, and greens you may long to see. You might even find some great deals on summer fabric!