rajasekharp's Blog https://www.cantonpl.org/blog/rajasekharp en-US Quilt Show https://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/quilt-show As part of our summer program we are having a quilt show from Tuesday, August 6 to Sunday, August 11. If you would like to display your quilt in the show, please bring your quilt to the Reception Desk anytime July 30-August 1. https://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/quilt-show#comments Programs Connect Your Summer Be Creative Wed, 29 May 2013 18:00:00 +0000 rajasekharp 58780 at https://www.cantonpl.org Quilting Night https://www.cantonpl.org/blog/art/quilting-night <img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/IMG_2176_2%5B1%5D.preview.JPG" style="float:left;" />Quilting group meets on the first Wednesday night of each month from 7:00-8:45PM in the Community Room. Bring your quilts to show and ideas to share with the other quilters. The library has a large collection of books on quilting. Browse through our collection and enjoy your evening. https://www.cantonpl.org/blog/art/quilting-night#comments Art Arts and Crafts Home and Garden Adults Parents Seniors Programs Tue, 05 Oct 2010 17:12:51 +0000 rajasekharp 22149 at https://www.cantonpl.org Kimono https://www.cantonpl.org/blog/art/kimono <a href="http://umma.umich.edu/view/exhibitions/2010-kimono.php"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/images_0.jpg" style="float:left;" />University of Michigan Museum of Art</a> has some beautiful Kimonos on display as part of their special exhibits. The exhibition runs through July 25th, 2010. Head out and enjoy the display. https://www.cantonpl.org/blog/art/kimono#comments Art Arts and Crafts History Teens Adults Parents Seniors Programs Dress Garment Oriental costume Thu, 15 Jul 2010 16:48:04 +0000 rajasekharp 20321 at https://www.cantonpl.org The Quiltmakers https://www.cantonpl.org/blog/art/quiltmakers <img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/quiltmakers.jpg" style="float:left;" />Eight workshops from the world's best quilt makers offers a unique opportunity to take classes without leaving home. The book <a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1488785">Quiltmakers</a> covers a wide range of quiltmaking skills like perfect piecing, applique, template making, adding straight and mitred borders and quilting. Each chapter gives a step-by-step instruction to the project. https://www.cantonpl.org/blog/art/quiltmakers#comments Art Arts and Crafts Home and Garden Teens Adults Parents Seniors Non-fiction Books Applique patchwork quilting sewing Wed, 30 Dec 2009 18:01:27 +0000 rajasekharp 15215 at https://www.cantonpl.org Elm Creek Quilts https://www.cantonpl.org/blog/art/elm-creek-quilts <img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/quilt.jpg" style="float:left;" />If you like to listen to an audio book and quilt at the same time then Jennifer Chiaverini's Elm Creek quilt novels is your answer. The series has 14 books and in all the books the story and the art of quilting are neatly stiched. You can learn more about the quilts discussed in those stories by going into Jennifer Chiaverini's web site at <a href="http://elmcreek.net">http://elmcreek.net</a>. The Winding Ways quilt pattern is easily explained in Nancy Elliott MacDonald's book Winding Ways Quilts A practically Pinless Approach. https://www.cantonpl.org/blog/art/elm-creek-quilts#comments Art Arts and Crafts Adults Parents Seniors Fiction Non-fiction Audiobook art quilting sewing Mon, 07 Dec 2009 15:49:54 +0000 rajasekharp 14840 at https://www.cantonpl.org Diabetes https://www.cantonpl.org/blog/food-and-cooking/diabetes <img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/food%20pyramid.jpg" style="float:left;" />November is American Diabetes month. 24 million children and adults in the United States live with Diabetes. 57 million Americans are at risk for type 2 Diabetes. American Diabetes Association is launching a national movement to Stop Diabetes. Learn more about this by visiting <a href="http://main.diabetes.org/site/PageServer?pagename=SD_homepage/">stopdiabetes.com</a> https://www.cantonpl.org/blog/food-and-cooking/diabetes#comments Food and Cooking Health News Science Adults Parents Seniors Websites health Wed, 28 Oct 2009 14:11:29 +0000 rajasekharp 14217 at https://www.cantonpl.org New! Multi-page Scanning from Copiers https://www.cantonpl.org/blog/technology/new-multi-page-scanning-copiers <img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/copier.thumbnail.jpg" style="float:left;" />Now you can scan multiple pages to your e-mail from the copiers in the Copy Center, for free! (Color scans from the color copier will be $0.25 per page.) See the Copy Center staff for assistance. https://www.cantonpl.org/blog/technology/new-multi-page-scanning-copiers#comments Technology Kids Teens Adults Seniors Copier scanner Fri, 31 Jul 2009 16:55:23 +0000 rajasekharp 13206 at https://www.cantonpl.org Explaining Success https://www.cantonpl.org/blog/business/explaining-success <img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/outliers_2.preview.jpg" style="float:left;" />Success stories are inspiring. In <a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1450581">Outliers</a> Malcolm Gladwell explains how several factors are important for a person to become really successful in any field. It is a fascinating read. https://www.cantonpl.org/blog/business/explaining-success#comments Business Education Jobs and Career Teens Adults Parents Seniors Non-fiction Books Intelligence luck opportunity Talent Thu, 09 Jul 2009 17:44:05 +0000 rajasekharp 12935 at https://www.cantonpl.org New Quilting Book https://www.cantonpl.org/blog/arts-and-crafts/new-quilting-book <img class="image image-preview" alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/Quilts.preview.jpg" width="200" height="200" style="float:left;" />Looking for new ideas for your next quilt project? Check out our latest book <a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/search~S10?/tkaffe+fassett%27s/tkaffe+fassetts/1%2C3%2C3%2CB/frameset&amp;FF=tkaffe+fassetts+country+garden+quilts+++20+designs+from+rowan+for+patchwork+and+quilting&amp;1%2C1%2C">Kaffe Fassett’s country garden quilts</a>. The book has some nice patchwork ideas and tips. https://www.cantonpl.org/blog/arts-and-crafts/new-quilting-book#comments Arts and Crafts Adults Non-fiction Books patchwork quilts Thu, 04 Jun 2009 17:28:00 +0000 rajasekharp 12472 at https://www.cantonpl.org