Nova Albion Steampunk Exhibition

Posted on Friday, April 19, 2013 by Arts_and_Crafts

Nova Albion Steampunk Exhibition - Steampunks in Space! The Nova Albion Steampunk Exhibition will be held in Santa Clara on April 26, 27, 28th. The theme this year is Steampunks in Space! Need costume inspiration? Like to make gadgets and do-hickeys? Check out this steampunk inspired booklist to help you along in your endeavors. . . . . more »

If you give a crafter a fabric scrap...

Posted on Tuesday, April 16, 2013 by Arts_and_Crafts

Sewing Bits and Pieces I recently had one of those experiences akin to the mouse in the children's book who, upon receiving a cookie, asks for milk, and it goes on and on from there...I bought a blazer at a thrift store that I loved except for the too-short sleeves. One day in the library, I happened upon this book, Sewing Bits & Pieces: 25 Projects Using Fabric Scraps . . . more »

San Jose Fantasy Faire this weekend!

Posted on Friday, April 12, 2013 by Arts_and_Crafts

San Jose Fantasy Faire 2013 The San Jose Fantasy Faire is this weekend April 13 and 14th at the Guadalupe River Park in San Jose. Fairies, ogres, princesses, pirates, and more! If you would like to dress up there are many last minute ways to create a costume! You can browse our library catalog for costumes, makeup or masks. Or there are many resources on the internet to . . . more »