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Classes and events are virtual and in-person. Registration is strongly encouraged for in-person events, attendance may be limited.

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Tuesday April 16 11:00am

Melrose Center (Fiber Arts Studio)

Event Categories: Arts & Crafting; Life Skills; Maker/DIY

Finishing a project is not a one-size-fits-all endeavor. Choosing the right seam to enclose fabric edges can elevate a project from good to great.

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Tuesday April 16 2:00pm

Melrose Center (Fiber Arts Studio)

Event Categories: Arts & Crafting; Life Skills; Maker/DIY

Perfect gift for the cook in your life. Learn to sew a Chef’s Apron from start to finish using patterns, fabric and professional sewing machines.

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Knitting – Level 2

Beginner Level

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Tuesday April 16 3:00pm

Melrose Center (Learning Cube)

Event Categories: Arts & Crafting; Maker/DIY

Level up your knitting. Learn how to combine knit and purl stitches to create smooth fabric. Techniques include the purl stitch, counting stitches and rows, using stitch markers, and fabric sides.

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Sewing – Zippered Organizer

Confident Beginner

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Wednesday April 17 10:30am

Melrose Center (Fiber Arts Studio)

Event Categories: Life Skills; Maker/DIY

Does the idea of sewing a zipper steer you away from projects? Let us help you tackle zippers head-on with confidence!

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Wednesday April 17 11:00am

Melrose Center (Red Room)

Event Categories: Arts & Crafting; Maker/DIY

Expand your loom knitting skills. Learn how to loom knit stitches four ways.

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Wednesday April 17 4:00pm

Melrose Center (Fiber Arts Studio)

Event Categories: Arts & Crafting; Maker/DIY

Fiber artists, share in the magic of making as we create an enchanted forest of handcrafted art. Work on your own project or follow along a demo to crochet Flower Fairy Vines.

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Thursday April 18 10:30am

Melrose Center (Fiber Arts Studio)

Event Categories: Life Skills; Maker/DIY

Come and sew at the Orlando Public Library and bring your sewing projects. All the tools are here for you. Participants are required to bring their own materials. Machine sewing skills are required.

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Friday April 19 1:30pm

Melrose Center (Fiber Arts Studio)

Event Categories: Life Skills; Maker/DIY

Come and sew at the Orlando Public Library and bring your sewing projects. All the tools are here for you. Participants are required to bring their own materials. Machine sewing skills are required.

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Knitting Squares – Stockinette Square

Confident Beginner Level

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Saturday April 20 11:00am

Melrose Center (Fiber Arts Studio)

Event Categories: Arts & Crafting; Maker/DIY

Build your knitting skills one square at a time. Finished squares can be used individually for dishcloths or washcloths, or seamed together as a scarves or blankets.

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Sewing – Simple Hemming

Confident Beginner

Registration Required
Saturday April 20 3:00pm

Melrose Center (Fiber Arts Studio)

Event Categories: Life Skills; Maker/DIY

Purchased a pair of pants or skirt that’s just a bit too long? Join us in this sewing class and learn how to complete simple hems on everything from dress pants to skirts.

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