Need ideas for crafts this holiday season? Don’t worry, your local library has loads of resources to help you out!
First, stop by the Hobbies & Crafts Reference Center for handmade gift ideas, quilting projects, paper crafts and more. You will find magazines, books, videos and hobby reports on a variety of crafty topics.
To find the perfect project for you, click on a category, do a keyword search or browse popular sources. Articles can be printed, emailed, or saved to your Hobbies and Crafts EBSCOhost account.
Pinterest fan? Check out our Bookish Crafts board for ideas from around the web to make ornaments, wreaths, bookmarks, and more from old books, magazines, or just paper!
For even more ideas, search the library catalog. You can do a keyword search to find dozens of great books filled with awesome ideas. Just a few examples:
- Martha Stewart’s Handmade Holiday Crafts: 225 Inspired Projects for Year-Round Celebrations
- Crafts for Christmas by Kathy Ross (More craft books by Kathy Ross available!)
- Southern Living Big Book of Christmas
- Fast, Fun, & Easy Christmas Decorations: Festive Fabric Keepsakes to Create & Embellish
- Gooseberry Patch series
Do you have a craft idea you want to share? Tells us in the comments!