Arts & Crafts

Photo of Sewing Program

D.I.Y. Teen Sewing Program

DISCOVER THE ART OF FASHION SEWING! Join us for a D.I.Y. pencil skirt and neck tie sewing workshop, led by Jamila Madyun, Savannah College of Art & Design graduate. This program is for teens 11 to 17 years old. Reservations are required due to limited seating capacity. To reserve a space for the program, please contact the Takoma Park Library, 202-576-7252.  

Screenprinting DIY

Kick off the summer by creating your own screenprinted designs! Learn how to create your own designs using wax paper, fabric paint, and an iron! T-shirts in sizes S-XL will be provided, but you can bring your own items to work with as well! 
Origami Attack

Origami Attack

Thursday, July 13, 2017, 2:00 pm

Come to Tenley Library and learn how to create great origami designs to take home.  Also, you can earn a program activity badge for the Teen Summer Reading program. Ages 13-19.  
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Crafty Thursday: Let's Make Safety Pin Bracelets!

Join us after school for an hour of fun crafting! We will be making bracelets out of safety pins and beads! Ages 11-19.
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Mother's Day Craft

If you would like to make something special for the lady in your life, join us for a mother's day craft! Learn to make bath bombs and lip glass and cards.  Don't forget to bring a friend! Ages 11-19
TieDye Shirts

Tie Dye Outside!

Wednesday, August 23, 2017, 4:00 pm

Use tie-dye to create your own unique color combinations and designs! Plain white t-shirts will be provided but you can update your own t-shirts. This event will take place in the garden next to the library. In case of rain, meet inside the library for screenprinting! 
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Connecting Photos to Stories

Explore the connection between photos and stories. Take the themes and tone of your favorite passage or poem and learn how to translate it into meaningful photographs. You can use your own camera, cell phone, or disposable cameras can be provided.  This workshop will last two hours and will be taught by photography teacher Amanda Archibald.
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Food Photography

Learn how to photograph food with your camera or cell phone. Disposable cameras can also be provided.  This workshop will last two hours and will be taught by photography teacher Amanda Archibald
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Learn to Take Portraits

Saturday, August 12, 2017, 10:00 am

Learn how to take stunning portraits with your camera or cell phone. This class will be adapted especially for taking photos of families or other groups of people. Disposable cameras can also be provided.  This workshop will last two hours and will be taught by photography teacher Amanda Archibald
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Architecture Photography

Saturday, August 26, 2017, 10:00 am

Learn how to take photos of buildings. Disposable cameras can also be provided.  This workshop will last two hours and will be taught by photography teacher Amanda Archibald

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