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Event Registration

If registration is required, recommended or appreciated for an event, the event will appear on this page. Unless an event states otherwise, please only register once for an event. Any questions give us a call at (608) 846-5482 or email us at deforestlibrary@deforestlibrary.org. Please note: you must be 13 or older to register online for our programs. Anyone under the age of 13 must have a parent or guardian register for them.

Adults

Sew Yourself a Soup Bowl Cozy - 3 spots available

September 20 - 6:00pm | Room D

Would you like to learn to use a sewing machine and take home a project you made yourself? Protect hands and furniture from hot soup, chili, and oatmeal with a soup bowl cozy! Ms. Louise & Sharon Saeger will show you how to do it using the library’s sewing machines. Participants ages 8—15 must be accompanied by an adult. You will need to bring two 10” square pieces of 100% cotton fabric. Other supplies will be provided. Registration (at desk or online) and a signed waiver are required and will be available a month before the event. This program is part of a sewing basics series. Watch for information about our other sewing projects. October 24 – Apron November 15 – Lounge pants

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Adults

Sew Yourself a Right Hand of Friendship Quilt Block - 5 spots available

Louise Valdovinos and Sharon Saeger

September 26 - 6:00pm |

The best way to learn is by doing, and making quilt blocks is as easy as 1—2—3 ! We’ll complete a block in one evening and provide instructions to finish it as a placemat. Louise Valdovinos and Sharon Saeger will show you how to do it using the library’s sewing machines. Please note: Participants ages 8—15 must be accompanied by an adult. Registration and a signed waiver is required. Please bring three fat quarters—1 light colored, 1 medium and 1 dark colored. (Ask at a fabric store.) Other supplies will be provided.

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Adults

Make a Beaded Bracelet - 8 spots available

With Mary Bodden, Judy Cornelius, and Linda Chappell

October 24 - 10:00am | DeForest Area Community & Senior Center

Wrap bracelets are all the rage lately and are perfect for all seasons and occasions. Even if you’ve never tried a beading project before, you can do this! Our experienced beaders, Mary, Judy, and Linda will guide you in creating this cool bracelet which can also be worn as a necklace. Supplies will be provided. Please sign up for this library outreach program at the library or the Center. This program is part of the Library’s outreach programming. It is free and open to everyone in the community. Refreshments will be served. If you have a disability and require accommodation in order to fully participate, please contact library staff.

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Adults

Sew Yourself a Flying Geese Quilt Block - 7 spots available

With Louise Valdovinos and Carolyn Dell

October 24 - 6:00pm | Room D

The best way to learn is by doing, and making quilt blocks is as easy as 1—2—3 ! We’ll complete a block in one evening and provide instructions to finish it as a placemat. Louise Valdovinos and Carolyn Dell will show you how to do it using the library’s sewing machines. Please note: Participants ages 8—15 must be accompanied by an adult. Registration and a signed waiver is required. Please bring three fat quarters—1 light colored, 2 medium and 1 dark colored. (Ask at a fabric store.) Other supplies will be provided.

Registration: Reserve your spot!

Adults

Sew Yourself an Apron - 6 spots available

October 25 - 6:00pm |

Would you like to learn to use a sewing machine and take home a project you made yourself? Ms. Louise & Sharon Saeger will show you how to make an apron using the library’s sewing machines. Participants ages 8—15 must be accompanied by an adult. Bring 1 1/2 yard (adult) or 1 yard (child) of 100% cotton fabric Other supplies will be provided. Registration (at desk or online) and a signed waiver are required. This program is part of a sewing basics series. Watch for information about our other sewing projects. November 15 – Lounge pants

Registration: Reserve your spot!