EventsMake an Embroidered Garden

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Make an Embroidered Garden

6:00 PM – 8:00 PM


Learn the basics of embroidery with Maker-in-Residence Katelyn Patton. Use thread and beads to create flowers and bugs on a felt patch. Discuss the significance of native plants, what plants can be found in Chicago and ways of observing and engaging with nature. Supplies needed: Felt, needle, thread, embroidery floss of various colors, seed beads of various colors, scissors.

A limited number of kits are available, please email for more information. Kits can be sent to a neighborhood branch and make take up to 72 hours to arrive.

Share what you made and contribute to the interpretive Field Guide to Chicago.

How to Attend:
This event takes place on Zoom. Register at least 6 hours in advance before the event. You’ll receive an email with a link to the secure Zoom meeting about 4 hours before the meeting. By registering for this event you agree to abide by the Library Use Guidelines.

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(Photo by Katelyn Patton)

Maker Lab
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