Crafternoons at the Library: Book Page Centerpieces, Star Wars Cookies, Creative Pillowcases, and Jewelry

by Beth Melo on November 16, 2021

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Above: More Crafternoons are coming up this winter for tweens and teens. (images cropped from Wicked Good Henna website)

The Southborough Library is continuing its “Crafternoon” series led by popular crafter Mandy Roberge of Wicked Good Henna.

The free workshops are for ages 8+ and will be held in-person at the Library.

With limited space in the hands-on series, Registration is required for each session. (Don’t wait too long. Next month’s Glass Ornaments session is already full with a waitlist.)

Below, I’m listing the upcoming sessions that still have room, including one tomorrow. Each takes place on a Wednesday afternoon from 4:00 – 5:00 pm.

Book Page Centerpiece (from Wicked Good Henna website)Book Page Centerpieces
November 17 (Register here)

This workshop uses old book pages (provided) to create flowers on stems, which can be arranged in a vase or other vessel at home. This is a great way to let people know that you love reading, recycling and crafting all at once! 

Star Wars Cookies
January 19 (Register here)

This workshop teaches participants a technique known as “flooding” using royal icing. Each child will be able to decorate an assortment of Star Wars themed cookies.

Creative Pillowcases from Wicked Good Henna websiteCreative Pillowcases
February 16 (Register here)

Using fabric, fabric markers, and tons of sewing novelties, each participant can personalize a pillowcase they can use every night!

Jewelry Makerspace
March 16 (Register here)

example of jewelry from Mandy Roberge's websiteCreate one-of-a-kind jewelry in this workshop, including a necklace, bracelet, anklet, and earrings. Jewelry can be made to give as gifts or for yourself!

 

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