Creative Saturday Crafters

May 13, 2014 by
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May 13, 2014 // Filed under Blog

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Saturday Crafters, a monthly craft program run by Bernardsville Public Library, will hold its next meeting on Saturday, May 17, at 3 p.m.  Teens or adults are welcome to join others who enjoy doing various handwork techniques.  This could be your opportunity to complete an unfinished project, start something new or just get creative ideas, all while spending a pleasant afternoon in the library’s Community Room. At past meetings, members have practiced rug hooking, needlepoint,  jewelry-making, crochet, rug weaving, paper arts, embroidery and … Continue reading

Handmade Baby Blankets Are Donated By Saturday Crafters

January 13, 2014 by
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January 13, 2014 // Filed under Blog

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  Saturday Crafters, the Bernardsville Public Library crafting group, has just completed yet another charity project, this one benefiting premature infants at Overlook Hospital in Summit, New Jersey.  As you can see, the project certainly brought out the creative talents of everyone involved!  Each of the baby blankets was a unique creation demonstrating a joyful choice of color, pattern, and technique.  Not only will the blankets brighten up the neonatal ward at Overlook, but once the infants are released from … Continue reading

Blankets for Preemies from Saturday Crafters

September 25, 2013 by
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September 25, 2013 // Filed under Blog

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Saturday Crafters, a Bernardsville Library crafting group, has just completed another charity project, this one to be donated to a local hospital.  Forty beautiful blankets for premature babies were knitted or crocheted by participating crafters who volunteered their time and materials for this project. Participants chose their own patterns and yarns, so each blanket is truly one of a kind.  Hospitals are happy to receive these donations which they distribute to premature infants remaining in hospital for a period of … Continue reading

Saturday Crafters, 117 Washcloths Later

March 7, 2013 by
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March 7, 2013 // Filed under Blog

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Saturday Crafters, a monthly craft group organized by Bernardsville Public Library, recently received a letter from the Community Soup Kitchen and Outreach Center in Morristown thanking the group for its donation of 117 washcloth and soap sets.  Many of the cloths were knitted or crocheted by participating Crafters, who purchased the soaps and wrapped the parcels in colorful ribbons.  Bernardsville Library staff member Evelyn Fischel, who founded Saturday Crafters, delivered the items to the Soup Kitchen and Outreach Center where they … Continue reading

Not Too Hot To Knit

July 20, 2012 by
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July 20, 2012 // Filed under Blog

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 Join library staff member Evelyn Fischel and the Saturday Crafters who meet tomorrow, July 21st, at 3 p.m. in the library to work on individual craft projects and share ideas.  Some of the group members have been busy knitting/crocheting washcloths to bundle with soap as gift packages for area shelters. Others are gearing up for the holiday Dress A Teddy Bear event this November/December.  Other members simply choose to work on their own projects in a convivial group setting.  Saturday Crafters is open … Continue reading

Saturday Crafters Library Group

June 15, 2012 by
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June 15, 2012 // Filed under Blog

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Saturday Crafters is a Bernardsville Public Library group which meets monthly on a Saturday afternoon.  Adults interested in working on their projects in a group setting are encouraged to join the crafters for conversation and tips during a pleasant afternoon at the library.  Bring a project – be it jewelry making, needlepoint, crochet, rug hooking, knitting, etc.  Feel free to show your latest creations, too.  Library resources for the Crafters are always available including the latest magazines, dvds, and books. In … Continue reading

Craftiness Pays Off

February 27, 2012 by
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February 27, 2012 // Filed under Blog

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  Bernardsville Library’s crafting group, Saturday Crafters, met recently to share project ideas and conversation. Led by library staff member Evelyn Fischel, the group is encouraged to cure cabin fever by crafting together one Saturday afternoon a month at the library.  Saturday Crafters is open to the public, and crafters work on their own projects while Evelyn showcases the newest library books and magazines dealing with crafting topics.  The February group brought some interesting projects, including charity knitting and crocheting as well … Continue reading

Saturday Crafters Have A Great Time

March 17, 2009 by
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March 17, 2009 // Filed under Blog

Bernardsville Public Library extends an open invitation one Saturday afternoon each month for crafters to bring their projects and join others in a few hours of work and pleasant conversation. Called the Saturday Crafters, this group will meet again on Saturday, April 18th, at 3 p.m. in the library’s Community Room. If you like to do handcrafts, please join us at that time and bring your own project. Here are some photographs taken at the last meeting held Saturday, March … Continue reading

Seeing Stars at Saturday Crafters

December 17, 2008 by
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December 17, 2008 // Filed under Blog

Saturday Crafters, Bernardsville Public Library’s craft group, will defy the odds and meet at 3:30 p.m. this Saturday, December 20th, the final shopping weekend before Hannukah and Christmas. O come all ye faithful! I don’t want to be the only one there, but I’ll console myself with Hershey kisses, so you might as well join me. Bring along a project you are working on OR learn how to make Moravian paper stars with me. Years ago I made a huge … Continue reading

Make It "Handmade" For The Holidays

November 20, 2008 by
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November 20, 2008 // Filed under Blog

photo source – Bernardsville Public Library Why not “make it yourself” this holiday gift-giving season? There’s nothing cozier than snuggling up to a good ball of wooly yarn (at least for the knitters/crocheters among us), and making something for someone else definitely gives you warm fuzzies on the inside, too! If you like to do handworking, please join Bernardsville Public Library’s new crafting group, Saturday Crafters. We meet monthly at the library, and our next meeting is this Saturday, November … Continue reading