Sew retro : 25 vintage-inspired projects for the modern girl & a stylish history of the sewing revolution by Judi Ketteler
This book is a treasure trove for the home sewer. It offers quick glimpses into the history of home sewing and includes easy projects inspired by vintage pieces. The vintage color photographs and illustrations are enough to make this a fun book to flip through, but the projects are also great for hobby seamstresses at any level.
We've shown CPL's history with Summer Reading… but what about recent history? Our 2010 program was huge and successful, despite road construction and further budget constraints. The above video shows just some of the activities and programs hosted at the library. We were busy this Summer!
- Grizzly Tales: These are compilations of many short stories cartoons with a slightly creepy bent
- Ruby Gloom: This new series stars a cheerful girl and her rather gloomy friends
- Cartoon Network Halloween specials: With so many cartoons to choose from, there's definitely going to be something that appeals to everyone
- Halloweentown: The premise of this Disney Channel series of movies is that Halloween creatures exist in a alternative universe. The fourth installment stars Lucas Grabeel, in his pre-High School Musical Days.
Oh my, pumpkin pie! by Charles Ghigna; illustrated by Kenneth Spengler
Marley and the runaway pumpkin by based on the bestselling books by John Grogan; text by Susan Hill; interior illustrations by Lydia Halverson
Or if you want to read about more of the other fun things that happen in fall, try these books below.
- Michigan Youth Theater
- Holocaust Memorial Center
- The Art Experience
- Detroit Children's Museum
- Huron Lightship
- Carnegie Center, Port Huron Main Museum
- Thomas Edison Depot Museum
- US Coast Guard Cutter Bramble
- Monroe County Historical Museum
- Cranbrook House and Gardens
- Ford Rouge Factory Tour
- Henry Ford Estate, Fairlane
- Paint Creek Center for the Arts
Simple sewing: the complete illustrated machine-side reference of tips and techniques by Beth Baumgartel
Have you ever needed to mend a ripped seam, or wanted to make your own simple curtains, but weren't sure where to start? These and many, many other projects are detailed here, along with basic guides to sewing machines, working with patterns, and a guide to fabrics. This is an ideal book to have at hand when sewing at home.
If you are new to the Knuffle Bunny series, check out the other tales of Trixie and Knuffle Bunny, Knuffle Bunny: a Cautionary Tale and Knuffle Bunny Too: a Case of Mistaken Identity.
The sewing answer book by Barbara Weiland Talbert
This handy little book has answers to hundreds of the most common questions home sewers find themselves asking. If you've got a problem working with plaids, need help adjusting a pattern to fit your personal size, or wonder what maintenance your machine might need, this book has the answer.
Button it up: 80 amazing vintage button projects for necklaces, bracelets, embellishments, housewares, & more by Susan Beal
Buttons are ubiquitous, but how many of us think to use them for more than just functional purposes? This book outlines dozens of colorful projects for all kinds of buttons. You can also check out the Button It Up! blog, which has further instructions and ideas.
Present: J. Fausone, K. Schulz, M. Siegrist, D. Turner, C. Van Auken
Absent: G. Snow
Also Present: E. Davis, K. Gladden, L. Golden
Call To AudienceNo comments (G. Bell, K. Brandow, R. Havenstein-Coughlin, L. Papa, E. Pare, M. Pare, S. Rzetelny, M. Simowski, N. Szczepanski, T. Towey)
Approval of AgendaThe agenda was approved as presented.
Approval of MinutesMinutes of the July 15 meeting were approved as presented.
E. Davis reported that she had received communication from Trustee G. Snow that he would not be attending.
The geocaching handbook by Layne Cameron ; with a foreword by Dave Ulmer
The complete idiot's guide to geocaching by the editors and staff of Geocaching.com
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