Written by Adam Vorobok, Reference Librarian, Downtown Main Library
From painter to wallpaper designer to socialist activist to inspiring J.R.R. Tolkien, William Morris dabbled in everything. Listen to his haunting Medieval-like poems The Tune of Seven Towers and Spell-Bound on another bewitching episode of Warlock Vorobok Reads!
Channel your inner William Morris and dabble in the not-so-dark arts and crafts as he did as a painter, printer, textile designer, and creator of literary presses. Using your CHPL library card, access Creative Bug’s, opens a new window terrifying amount of crafting projects from creating your own lampshades using a Morris & Co. design to a 31-day series of spooky monoprints.
Or bring your supernatural designs out of the ether and into the realm of the living by creating clothing, art, and more using the free-to-use sewing machines at the Downtown Main, Reading, and St. Bernard MakerSpaces, opens a new window.
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