Sewing Green

Posted on Tuesday, February 26, 2013 by LisaLibrarian

Simply Sublime Bags San Jose has banned plastic shopping bags, and more and more cities are following suit. While there are plenty of inexpensive bags available, it's fun to sew some bags that are unique and functional. In addition to shopping bags, there are patterns for lots of other bags to fill lots of different functions. Simply Sublime Bags features some really cute bags, including one made from . . . more »

Knit one, purl two

Posted on Tuesday, February 26, 2013 by LisaLibrarian

woman knitting Knittiers in Silicon Valley are coming down from the excitement of Stitches West, a knitting and crochet expo held at the Santa Clara Convention Center the last weekend in February, featuring classes, speakers, fashion shows--and lots and lots of yarn! While the library system doesn't have any yarn to offer, we do have lots of books, old and new, to inspire knitters, and to help . . . more »