This Week’s Hatch Happenings: Curtain Making, Case Binding and Q&A

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The staff at Hatch continues to provide opportunities to learn a new skill, despite the makerspace being closed due to the COVID-19 shutdown.

This week, the classes include curtain making and book binding. See details in the announcements below:

Maker Questions with Liz & Yi Bin

Tuesday, May 12, 4-5pm
Join the Hatch Coordinator, Liz, and the Hatch Assistant, Yi Bin, to ask all your maker questions. They will field anything from fine art to finding tools. If they don’t know the answer, they know someone that does! This is a wonderful opportunity to reconnect with the Hatch Makerspace community and tap the expertise of the hive mind to work on your projects.

Home DIY with Liz: Making Curtains

Wednesday, May 13, 2-3pm
This week we’ll be making curtains. We’ll cover common hanging styles, pleats, and curtain hardware. You’ll have the opportunity to share your projects and ask questions in real-time.

Book Arts with Yi Bin: Case Binding (part 1 of 2)

Friday, May 15, 2-3pm
Learn how to make a basic case binding in two parts! In this first session, we will learn how to prepare the text block, sew the pages together, and line the spine.

Hatch Makerspace at 20 Summer Street is currently closed. Updates on WFPL closures can be found here.

WFPL has moved many programs online, including free yoga classes, story times, cooking programs and more. You can see all the listings on the Library’s events calendar.

Hatch Makerspace is located at 20 Summer Street in Watertown, MA. An extension of the Watertown Free Public Library, it is a public workshop with space, equipment, and materials available for your use. For more information contact Liz Helfer, Hatch Coordinator: ehelfer@watertown-ma.gov | 781-795-2309

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