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Sewing - Gift Card Holder

Confident Beginner Level

2023-12-15 10:00:00 2023-12-15 12:00:00 America/New_York Sewing - Gift Card Holder This gift card holder project is a great way to use up larger scraps. These mini envelopes or gift card holders are easy to make and the perfect way to personalize your gift! West Oaks Branch and Genealogy Center - West Oaks - Technology Classroom

Friday, December 15
10:00am - 12:00pm

Add to Calendar 2023-12-15 10:00:00 2023-12-15 12:00:00 America/New_York Sewing - Gift Card Holder This gift card holder project is a great way to use up larger scraps. These mini envelopes or gift card holders are easy to make and the perfect way to personalize your gift! West Oaks Branch and Genealogy Center - West Oaks - Technology Classroom

West Oaks Branch and Genealogy Center

West Oaks - Technology Classroom

This gift card holder project is a great way to use up larger scraps. These mini envelopes or gift card holders are easy to make and the perfect way to personalize your gift!

  • Class Duration: 2 hours
  • Age Requirements: Adult with completed Sewing Lab Waiver
  • Recommended Prerequisite: Introduction to the Sewing Machine and Patterns and Fabric
  • Required Skills: Someone who can sew straight and curved seams while keeping a consistent seam allowance, can thread a standard machine and wind a bobbin, has a basic understanding of different fabric types and has completed several projects.
  • Materials Fee: None
  • Out of District Fee: $10 (includes class and materials fees)

Note: Fabric and materials are provided for your first class from a limited selection. If you choose to attend this class more than once, please reference the materials list below and bring fabric for your class.

Materials: Students may bring the following materials to complete the project (per gift card holder made):

  • two pieces of 5" by 6" quilting cotton prints
  • one 6" by 5" piece of stiff interfacing 
  • half yard/meter of satin ribbon (optional)

Note: Sewing skills are necessary to be successful in this class. New to sewing? Check out Introduction to the Sewing Machine.

Level Description
Beginner Someone has used a sewing machine before but may need aid on threading the machine and may need additional practice keeping an even seam allowance.
Confident Beginner Someone who can sew straight and curved seams while keeping a consistent seam allowance, can thread a standard machine and wind a bobbin, has a basic understanding of different fabric types and has completed several projects.
Intermediate Someone who is comfortable with working and threading sewing machines, sewing patterns with markings and notations, has an understanding of fabric types and interfacing, and has experience with using a variety of tools, notions, and presser feet.
Advanced Someone who is comfortable with working and threading both sewing machines and sergers, sewing patterns with markings and notations, has an understanding of both woven and knit fabric types and interfacing, and has experience using a wide variety of tools, notions, and presser feet.

AGE GROUP: | Adults |

EVENT TYPE: | Maker/DIY | Life Skills | Arts & Crafting |

TAGS: | tech-fiberarts | tec101 | sewing | fiberarts |

West Oaks Branch and Genealogy Center

Phone: 407-835-7323

Hours
Mon, Feb 26 10:00AM to 7:00PM
Tue, Feb 27 10:00AM to 7:00PM
Wed, Feb 28 10:00AM to 7:00PM
Thu, Feb 29 10:00AM to 7:00PM
Fri, Mar 01 10:00AM to 6:00PM
Sat, Mar 02 10:00AM to 6:00PM
Sun, Mar 03 1:00PM to 6:00PM

About the branch

LYNX Bus Link 125 Silver Star Rd.
LYNX Bus Link 27 Ocoee / Winter Garden

The construction of the West Oaks Branch was funded by the Library System and a Florida Library Construction Grant.

Genealogy Center Blog

Learn about the Genealogy Collection!

Upcoming events

Mon, Mar 04, 10:00am - 6:00pm
West Oaks - Sarchet Community Room,West Oaks - Ask at Desk
Early Voting will take place from 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Tue, Mar 05, 10:00am - 6:00pm
West Oaks - Sarchet Community Room,West Oaks - Ask at Desk
Early Voting will take place from 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Tue, Mar 05, 10:00am - 2:00pm
West Oaks - Back of Branch
BY APPOINTMENT ONLY-AARP Volunteers will provide income tax assistance. To make an appointment visit: aarp.org/taxaide. Register

Wed, Mar 06, 10:00am - 6:00pm
West Oaks - Sarchet Community Room,West Oaks - Ask at Desk
Early Voting will take place from 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Thu, Mar 07, 10:00am - 6:00pm
West Oaks - Sarchet Community Room,West Oaks - Ask at Desk
Early Voting will take place from 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Thu, Mar 07, 10:15am - 10:40am
West Oaks - Children's Area
The use of picture books, songs and told stories will encourage your child to read, talk, sing, write and play. Recommended for children ages 3 to 5.

Thu, Mar 07, 10:45am - 11:05am
West Oaks - Children's Area
The use of picture books, finger plays, songs and flannel board stories will encourage the development of verbal and listening skills for this active age group. Recommended for ages 18 to 36 months.

Thu, Mar 07, 11:15am - 11:30am
West Oaks - Children's Area
The rhythm and repetition of nursery rhymes are used to introduce young children to literature. Hold your child in your lap and enjoy this special time together. Recommended for babies 0-18 months.

Thu, Mar 07, 11:30am - 12:30pm
West Oaks - Children's Area
Connect with other caregivers to meet and mingle while your little one explores imaginary play with new and old friends. Recommended for ages 0-5.

Thu, Mar 07, 12:00pm - 1:30pm
West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Start hand embroidery today. Learn the basics of using a hoop and needles to create running, back and cross stitches to create a beautiful sampler.
This event is full

Thu, Mar 07, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Learn how to use the mouse and keyboard to navigate within the computer's interface. Practice using these two devices with hands-on exercises and online resources.

Thu, Mar 07, 5:45pm - 6:45pm
West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Learn how to properly place your hands on the keyboard and enhance your typing skills by using the Web-based TypingMaster program.

Fri, Mar 08, 10:00am - 6:00pm
West Oaks - Sarchet Community Room,West Oaks - Ask at Desk
Early Voting will take place from 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Fri, Mar 08, 10:00am - 2:00pm
West Oaks - Back of Branch
BY APPOINTMENT ONLY-AARP Volunteers will provide income tax assistance. To make an appointment visit: aarp.org/taxaide. Register

Fri, Mar 08, 10:00am - 12:00pm
West Oaks - Technology Classroom
From first cut to final stitch, learn how to create a four block sampler quilt block! Students will learn rotary cutting and piecing techniques in this class for beginner quilting.
This event is full

Sat, Mar 09, 10:00am - 6:00pm
West Oaks - Sarchet Community Room,West Oaks - Ask at Desk
Early Voting will take place from 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Sat, Mar 09, 10:00am - 12:00pm
West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Choose the right yarn every time. Learn how to read a yarn label, about fiber content, and how to use online resources to find the perfect yarn for your projects.

Sat, Mar 09, 10:15am - 12:15pm
West Oaks - Genealogy Area
Bring your plants and ask questions! Master Gardener Volunteers from the UF/IFAS Orange County Extension Office will be available to answer your gardening questions.

Sat, Mar 09, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Start using Excel today. Input, format and save data in spreadsheets. Calculate data with basic formulas.

Sat, Mar 09, 4:15pm - 5:15pm
West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Calculate data with basic functions SUM and AVERAGE. Use auto features including auto and flash fill to streamline your workflow.

Sun, Mar 10, 10:00am - 6:00pm
West Oaks - Sarchet Community Room,West Oaks - Ask at Desk
Early Voting will take place from 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Mon, Mar 11, 10:00am - 6:00pm
West Oaks - Sarchet Community Room,West Oaks - Ask at Desk
Early Voting will take place from 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Tue, Mar 12, 10:00am - 6:00pm
West Oaks - Sarchet Community Room,West Oaks - Ask at Desk
Early Voting will take place from 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Tue, Mar 12, 10:00am - 2:00pm
West Oaks - Back of Branch
BY APPOINTMENT ONLY-AARP Volunteers will provide income tax assistance. To make an appointment visit: aarp.org/taxaide. Register

Wed, Mar 13, 10:00am - 6:00pm
West Oaks - Sarchet Community Room,West Oaks - Ask at Desk
Early Voting will take place from 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Thu, Mar 14, 10:00am - 6:00pm
West Oaks - Sarchet Community Room,West Oaks - Ask at Desk
Early Voting will take place from 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Thu, Mar 14, 10:15am - 10:40am
West Oaks - Children's Area
The use of picture books, songs and told stories will encourage your child to read, talk, sing, write and play. Recommended for children ages 3 to 5.

Thu, Mar 14, 10:45am - 11:05am
West Oaks - Children's Area
The use of picture books, finger plays, songs and flannel board stories will encourage the development of verbal and listening skills for this active age group. Recommended for ages 18 to 36 months.

Thu, Mar 14, 11:15am - 11:30am
West Oaks - Children's Area
The rhythm and repetition of nursery rhymes are used to introduce young children to literature. Hold your child in your lap and enjoy this special time together. Recommended for babies 0-18 months.

Thu, Mar 14, 11:30am - 12:30pm
West Oaks - Children's Area
Connect with other caregivers to meet and mingle while your little one explores imaginary play with new and old friends. Recommended for ages 0-5.

Thu, Mar 14, 12:00pm - 1:30pm
West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Add to your stitch repertoire. Learn how to create French knots, chain stitches and satin stitches, while practicing the running and back stitches.

Thu, Mar 14, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Get up and running with computers. Learn how to navigate the computer desktop and how to perform various techniques in manipulating windows using basic mouse and keyboard techniques.

Thu, Mar 14, 5:45pm - 6:45pm
West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Get your computer skills racing. Learn how to create, rename, delete, and organize files and folders on your computer.

Fri, Mar 15, 10:00am - 6:00pm
West Oaks - Sarchet Community Room,West Oaks - Ask at Desk
Early Voting will take place from 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Fri, Mar 15, 10:00am - 2:00pm
West Oaks - Back of Branch
BY APPOINTMENT ONLY-AARP Volunteers will provide income tax assistance. To make an appointment visit: aarp.org/taxaide. Register

Sat, Mar 16, 10:00am - 6:00pm
West Oaks - Sarchet Community Room,West Oaks - Ask at Desk
Early Voting will take place from 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Sat, Mar 16, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Analyze data with COUNT functions and recommended charts. Use absolute and relative references to ensure your data is calculated accurately. Recommended Audience: Adult

Sat, Mar 16, 4:15pm - 5:15pm
West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Format workbooks with frozen panes, headers and themes. Customize worksheets with sheet names, color coding and hidden sheets. Print your data for perfect reports and presentations.

Sun, Mar 17, 10:00am - 6:00pm
West Oaks - Sarchet Community Room,West Oaks - Ask at Desk
Early Voting will take place from 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Sun, Mar 17, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Learn the basics of loom weaving using Irish patterns! We will be learning how to string warp, weave weft, and finish off our work. Perfect for beginners!
This event is full

Mon, Mar 18, 11:00am - 12:00pm
West Oaks - Sarchet Community Room
Using music from Vivaldi’s The Four Seasons, we will explore the changing seasons through music and use our bodies to help tell the story of the year of nature. Recommended Ages 5+.

Tue, Mar 19, 10:00am - 2:00pm
West Oaks - Back of Branch
BY APPOINTMENT ONLY-AARP Volunteers will provide income tax assistance. To make an appointment visit: aarp.org/taxaide. Register

Tue, Mar 19, 11:00am - 12:00pm
West Oaks - Sarchet Community Room
With great power comes great responsibility. Explore the common empowering qualities of well-known women like Simone Biles, Frida Kahlo, Jane Goodall and more. Recommended for ages 3-5.

Tue, Mar 19, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
West Oaks - Sarchet Community Room
Learn about the sun, moon, and planets with sweet treats and space-themed crafts. Recommended for ages 6-12. Registration required.
This event is full

Wed, Mar 20, 10:00am - 10:30am
West Oaks - Ask at Desk
Silly and fun yoga poses designed for kids! Flow-through an imaginative journey filled with puppets, parachute games, and relaxing rest time! Recommended for families with children ages 0-7.

Wed, Mar 20, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
West Oaks - Genealogy Area
Lower the drawbridge, prepare the royal windows! It’s time to create stained glass just like in medieval times. Recommended for ages 6-12.
This event is full

Wed, Mar 20, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
West Oaks - Sarchet Community Room
Improve reading and writing skills, vocabulary, and comprehension. This event is for adults who are beginning-intermediate level emerging readers. Class focuses primarily on reading & writing skills. 

Thu, Mar 21, 10:15am - 10:40am
West Oaks - Sarchet Community Room
The use of picture books, songs and told stories will encourage your child to read, talk, sing, write and play. Recommended for children ages 3 to 5.

Thu, Mar 21, 10:45am - 11:05am
West Oaks - Sarchet Community Room
The use of picture books, finger plays, songs and flannel board stories will encourage the development of verbal and listening skills for this active age group. Recommended for ages 18 to 36 months.

Thu, Mar 21, 11:15am - 11:30am
West Oaks - Sarchet Community Room
The rhythm and repetition of nursery rhymes are used to introduce young children to literature. Hold your child in your lap and enjoy this special time together. Recommended for babies 0-18 months.

Thu, Mar 21, 11:30am - 12:30pm
West Oaks - Sarchet Community Room
Connect with other caregivers to meet and mingle while your little one explores imaginary play with new and old friends. Recommended for ages 0-5.

Thu, Mar 21, 12:00pm - 1:30pm
West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Learn the basics of embroidery by making a heart! Perfect for embroidery beginners.

Thu, Mar 21, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
West Oaks - Sarchet Community Room
Let's get ready for April's solar eclipse! Learn how ancient cultures explained eclipses with fun crafts and activities. Recommended for ages 6-12. Registration required.

Thu, Mar 21, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Learn Internet concepts and terminology. Become familiar with Web browsers while surfing the Web.

Thu, Mar 21, 5:45pm - 6:45pm
West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Learn about search engines and search techniques to help you find exactly what you are looking for on the Web.

Fri, Mar 22, 10:00am - 2:00pm
West Oaks - Back of Branch
BY APPOINTMENT ONLY-AARP Volunteers will provide income tax assistance. To make an appointment visit: aarp.org/taxaide. Register

Fri, Mar 22, 10:00am - 12:00pm
West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Take the next step in quilting with this classic block. We will be learning basic quilting techniques as we create this quilt block.

Fri, Mar 22, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
West Oaks - Sarchet Community Room
Discover more about our place in space! Introduce your child to concepts such as size, distance, and temperature. Recommended for adults and families with children ages 5 and up.

Sat, Mar 23, 10:00am - 12:00pm
West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Ever wanted to make your own custom clothes, home decor, costumes or accessories? Join us in this basic sewing class and learn about sewing safety, basic sewing machine skills and stitching seams.
This event is full

Sat, Mar 23, 10:00am - 2:00pm
Join the West Oaks Branch Library at Bike Life Café where an assortment of book will be available for check out to anyone with an Orange County Library Card.

Sat, Mar 23, 10:30am - 12:30pm
West Oaks - Sarchet Community Room
Award-winning author Lynne Marie will explore the art of fracturing tales and inspire writers of all genres to stitch story elements together for a well-told story that resonates but is fresh and new.

Sat, Mar 23, 2:30pm - 5:30pm
West Oaks - Sarchet Community Room
Have you heard about D&D and want to see what it's all about? Are you an experienced player looking for a new party? Join us at the Library where every event is a new adventure! Ages 16 and up.
This event is full

Sat, Mar 23, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Learn how to use advanced sort and filter options; apply data validation and other data tools to organize your data.

Sat, Mar 23, 4:15pm - 5:15pm
West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Learn how to apply data subtotals, outlines, data consolidation and conditional formatting to organize your data.

Sun, Mar 24, 2:00pm - 2:30pm
West Oaks - Sarchet Community Room
Storytime is the right time for family time. Reading together is a wonderful way to bond and learn from one another. Bring your families together for fun stories that are designed for all ages.

Tue, Mar 26, 10:00am - 2:00pm
West Oaks - Back of Branch
BY APPOINTMENT ONLY-AARP Volunteers will provide income tax assistance. To make an appointment visit: aarp.org/taxaide. Register

Tue, Mar 26, 11:00am - 12:00pm
West Oaks - Sarchet Community Room
Our favorite insects are everywhere! Explore creepy crawly things through stories, songs and art experiences! Recommended for ages 18-36 months.

Tue, Mar 26, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
West Oaks - Sarchet Community Room
Come practice your English speaking skills during the English Conversation Hour. All proficiency levels are welcomed! Registration Required.

Wed, Mar 27, 10:00am - 10:30am
West Oaks - Ask at Desk
Silly and fun yoga poses designed for kids! Flow-through an imaginative journey filled with puppets, parachute games, and relaxing rest time! Recommended for families with children ages 0-7.

Wed, Mar 27, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
West Oaks - Sarchet Community Room
Decorate your own cupcake inspired by the Sun! Explore aspects of the Sun and solar activity by modeling them as solar cupcakes. Recommended for families with children ages 5 and up.
This event is full

Wed, Mar 27, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
West Oaks - Sarchet Community Room
Improve reading and writing skills, vocabulary, and comprehension. This event is for adults who are beginning-intermediate level emerging readers. Class focuses primarily on reading & writing skills. 

Thu, Mar 28, 10:15am - 10:40am
West Oaks - Sarchet Community Room
The use of picture books, songs and told stories will encourage your child to read, talk, sing, write and play. Recommended for children ages 3 to 5.

Thu, Mar 28, 10:45am - 11:05am
West Oaks - Sarchet Community Room
The use of picture books, finger plays, songs and flannel board stories will encourage the development of verbal and listening skills for this active age group. Recommended for ages 18 to 36 months.

Thu, Mar 28, 11:15am - 11:30am
West Oaks - Sarchet Community Room
The rhythm and repetition of nursery rhymes are used to introduce young children to literature. Hold your child in your lap and enjoy this special time together. Recommended for babies 0-18 months.

Thu, Mar 28, 11:30am - 12:30pm
West Oaks - Sarchet Community Room
Connect with other caregivers to meet and mingle while your little one explores imaginary play with new and old friends. Recommended for ages 0-5.

Thu, Mar 28, 11:30am - 12:30pm
West Oaks - Ask at Desk
Learn about the five early literacy practices as well as tips, tricks and resources to help your child strengthen important pre-reading skills. Recommended for adults who care for children ages 0-5.

Thu, Mar 28, 12:00pm - 1:30pm
West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Learn the basics of embroidery with a floral pattern. Perfect for embroidery beginners.

Thu, Mar 28, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Create a free email account. Learn how to navigate the environment, including the Inbox, the Reading pane, and the Compose area.

Thu, Mar 28, 5:45pm - 6:45pm
West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Learn how to compose and send email messages with attachments. Become familiar with replying and forwarding messages.

Fri, Mar 29, 10:00am - 2:00pm
West Oaks - Back of Branch
BY APPOINTMENT ONLY-AARP Volunteers will provide income tax assistance. To make an appointment visit: aarp.org/taxaide. Register

Fri, Mar 29, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
West Oaks - Sarchet Community Room
Births, marriages, and deaths are important pieces of information for your family history. Become familiar with the key sources for locating your ancestors’ vital records.

Sat, Mar 30, All day
Stop by to write a postcard to our character of the month. Then drop it in our mailbox. This month's character is Yasmin!

Sat, Mar 30, 10:00am - 12:00pm
West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Reading the symbols on a sewing pattern can be quite intimidating. Learn to read a professional sewing pattern, how to layout fabric and prepare material for a project.

Sat, Mar 30, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Display your data in stunning charts and graphs. Insert recommended and custom charts. Edit chart data, elements and styles.

Sat, Mar 30, 4:15pm - 5:15pm
West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Dread analyzing data? Simplify the process and create meaningful reports using the powerful PivotTable tools. Learn how to create and customize PivotTables and PivotCharts using Microsoft Excel.

Mon, Apr 01, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
West Oaks - Sarchet Community Room
Explore the vast distance between the Earth and Moon and model how solar and lunar eclipses happen. Recommended for adults and families with children ages 8 and up.