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Are You a Fashionista?

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Last Friday, we invited local fashion designer, Jennifer Butler, to the Children’s Room for a tween fashion workshop! The tweens brought their own dolls and created a one-of-a-kind outfit. Throughout the workshop, we learned a little bit about the history of fashion, techniques to create a pattern for skirts, and how the world around us can inspire us to make amazing things! Take a look at the outcome… Way to go, FPL fashion designers! Want to… Read More

Fairy Tales and Cardboard Castles by Ms. Diane

Princess Hyacinth

Fairy Tales and Cardboard Castles by Ms. Diane   The Woodsies have been very active designing castles that would delight the Royal Families of Europe! We used large and small paper towel tubes for turrets and recycled cardboard packing material for the castle.  Add some color with crayons and glitter and you have a sparkling palace fit for a King or Queen! Princess Hyacinth by Florence Parry Heide is one of the picturebooks I read during our… Read More

Rainbow Loomers: Show us your skills!

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Love to loom? Bring your loom and bands, grab a friend if you like, and come create at the Libraries.  Middle school students will offer design tips to younger loomers at both locations. These are peer-led events; no formal instruction will be provided. Starbursts! will meet in the Children’s Room at the Main Library, 1080 Old Post Road on Tuesdays, February 25 and March 25 from 4:15-5:30 pm.  Showcase new designs, share skills and hang out.… Read More