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The Crafts Supplies along with the Book Sale & Cooking Supplies Sale take place this Thursday and Friday, July 20 and 21, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the library in downtown Murphy.   Everyone is welcome.

Eight local crafts people as well as volunteers sell crafts, fabrics, all sorts of art supplies, and give free crafty advice! Sellers are: Bobbie Allen, Jo Ann Allen, Joan Block, Ronney Craig, Joanne Donaldson, Sharon Francis, and Sammie Simpson. The Friends also sell wonderful fabrics and craft & art supplies donated by library patrons.

Free demos include sewing machine maintenance on Thursday and other demos on Friday.   Books of all types and cooking supplies will fill the library’s back breezeway.

Friends of Murphy Library sponsor the sale to buy prizes for the Cherokee County Schools Spelling Bee, co-sponsored by the Cherokee Scout’s Newspaper in Education program. Call 837-2417 for details.

 

What is black and white and red, pink, blue, turquoise and fuchsia all over? Cousins Vivian and Chloe McNabb can tell you – it’s the Arts & Crafts and Craft Supplies Sale this Thursday and Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Murphy Library! There will also be a Book Sale and Home Repair Sale in the back breezeway.

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During a visit to “Storytime” at the Murphy Library, 5-year-old Vivian, daughter of Becca and Lawrence McNabb and 4-year-old Chloe daughter of Paige and Evan McNabb visited the library’s back room full of colorful fabrics, paints, glass stains, stamping and scrapbook items, yarn and lots more.

Local crafts people Renate Craig, Sammie Simpson, Sharon Francis, Vivian Schell, Jan Ruiz, Jo-Anne Allen, Bobbie Allen, Margie King and Lois Lenz will sell their finished crafts and supplies during the three-day sale. And the Friends will sell loads of beautiful donated craft supplies.

Demos will be given on Friday and Saturday covering scrapbooks, memory books for photos, box making, border cutting, hand-quilting, stamping, and maintaining a sewing machine. Sammie Simpson will also offer the sewing machine demo on Thursday.

Murphy Library’s Crafts & Craft Supplies Sale

Craft Demo Schedule

Thursday July 16

10: 30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m.

Sammie Simpson will teach “The Care and Feeding of Vintage Sewing Machine” – bring her your questions – she knows how to maintain a machine.

Friday July 17

10:30 a.m. Quilter Louise MacDonald will share the secrets of hand-quilting.

11:00 a.m. Sammie Simpson teaches “The Care and Feeding of Vintage Sewing Machines,”

12:00 Sharon Francis demos the Gift Box Punch Board. Make 15 different size boxes with self-closures using only a square sheet of paper. No gluing or cutting needed.

12:30 Ronney Craig demonstrates the Creative Memories border maker and its versatility for scrap booking and card making. There are many different cartridges for different borders. A quick and easy tool for lots of variety!

1:00 p.m. Sharon Francis demos Project Life by Stampin’ Up, a memory keeping book taking only minutes to assemble. Pre-printed, cut to size cards in two sizes with various page layouts can be ready when photos arrive. No more shoe boxes of pictures with this easy, fun way to share your memories.

1:30 p.m. Sammie Simpson will teach “The Care and Feeding of Vintage Sewing Machine” – bring her your questions – she knows how to maintain a machine.

2:00 p.m. Sharon Francis demos Paper Pumpkin, a 30-minute paper crafting kit in a box that includes everything you need to make cute simple projects. Each month this cute orange box shows up in your mail.

2:30 p.m. Ronney Craig will demonstrate the Shape Maker System. See how a circle, a square, puzzle piece, and circle tag can turn into fun embellishments for cards, scrapbooks, and other items.

Saturday July 18

10:00 p.m. Ronney Craig will demonstrate the Shape Maker System. See how a circle, a square, puzzle piece, and circle tag can turn into fun embellishments for cards, scrapbooks, and other items.

10:30 Sharon Francis will demo the Gift Box Punch Board. Make 15 different size boxes with self-closures using only a square sheet of paper. No gluing or cutting needed.

11:00 Ronney Craig will demonstrate the Creative Memories border maker and its versatility for scrap booking and card making. There are many different cartridges for different borders. A quick and easy tool for lots of variety!

11:30 Sharon Francis demos Project Life by Stampin’ Up, a memory keeping book taking only minutes to assemble. Pre-printed, cut to size cards in two sizes with various page layouts can be ready when photos arrive.

Four-year-old Melody Sims visited the Murphy Public Library recently with her mother Shanna Sims. Besides looking at books, they previewed items donated for the Friends of Murphy Library Trash to Treasures Yard Sale. The sale takes place this Friday and Saturday, May 1 and 2 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the meeting room along with a book sale in the back of the library.

2015Shanna&MelodySimsA smiling teddy bear looked hopefully at Melody as she looked hopefully at a bright red purse. There will be more smiles as result of this yard sale when all age groups find new books on the library bookshelves from the money raised at these sales.

More donations are needed and gratefully accepted anytime. Call 837-2417 for details.

Friends of Murphy Library are offering a triple sale Friday and Saturday, July 10 & 11, from 10 a.m. until closing. Craft supplies, books and yard sale items are all in abundance. Read the rest of this entry »

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