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Crafting Tools & Supplies

Button Maker

This 2 1/4" Mr. Button button maker with hand press can be used to make buttons for events. You will need to supply the blanks, which can be ordered from the manufacturer.

Crochet Hooks

Want to get get creative, but not ready to knit? Try your hand-- either left or right-- at crochet! 

You can borrow a selection of hooks.  We also have free yarn, patterns, and crocheting books available. 

If you are a total beginner, try watching a crochet basics video like the one below. 

Left handed?  Looking for a challenging pattern with lots of stitches and color changes?   No problem!  YouTube has you covered with tutorials for every skill level.

Glue Gun

Need a glue gun? We have one! You supply your own standard-sized glue sticks.

Knitting Needles

Knitting is good for you...really! A 2010 study concluded that knitting contributed to feelings of social well-being, stress relief, and mood elevation.

  • Don't know how? That's ok! Check out a pair of needles, we have size 0-15. Then check out the book Knitting for the Absolute Beginner or watch a Youtube video (like the one below) to teach you the basics
  • Don't have yarn? That's ok too! Here's a tutorial on how to make "yarn" out of plastic bags.
  • Don't have a pattern? Ravelry is a free community for fiber enthusiasts where you can meet other newbies and find patterns and other info.

Paper trimmer

Sewing Machine & Kit

Click here to find out more information about the Brother XM2701 sewing machine.

Never sewed a stitch in your life? Don't know a foot pedal from a bobbin? Watch the video below from Good Housekeeping to get started!