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Calling all NYC crafters! The Artful Bird author Abigal Patner Glassenberg (of While She Naps) is having a free workshop to make this mini-assemblage bird pictured above on Saturday, March 5th from 2-4pm at Handmade Crafternoon at the New York Public Library (Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Margaret Liebman Berger Forum, Fifth Avenue at 42nd Street). She’s also signing books and having a mini trunk show at Purl Soho (459 Broome Street) earlier in the day from noon to 1pm.
This mini-assemblage bird is an extra project from the book, The Artful Bird: Feathered Friends to Make + Sew (Interweave Press). We all love our crafty birds and this book covers how to make 16 different bird projects from owls to flamingos to swans and more. Learn step-by-step birdmaking techniques as well as valuable tips from Abigail. I love how these projects really help you use up a lot of your scrap fabric, extra craft supplies, and vintage goodies.
If you aren’t in the NY area, you too can make your own mini-assemblage fabric bird by downloading the exclusive PDF below for the bird pattern and instructions.

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  1. Handmade Librarian says:

    Jessica Pigza, crafty librarian and co-host of NYPL’s Handmade Crafternoon here. Thanks so much for spreading the word about our event tomorrow with Abby! It’s going to be fabulous and Maura and I can hardly wait! Here are more details for those of you who like to plan each detail ahead of time:
    *Doors open at 1:45pm.
    *The event is free, and first-come-first-served.
    *We have room for 96 crafters total.
    *We have supplies to share, but you are welcome to bring your own favorite sewing kit and scissors if you wish.
    See you tomorrow!