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Craft Tutorials

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Craftsy on OverDrive/Libby

You can use your IndyPL Library card to take a Craftsy class and watch step-by-step instructions on a variety of creative crafts, such as baking, cake decorating, quilting, knitting, and more.

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Craftsy on Hoopla

Borrow individual Craftsy episodes from Hoopla. You can check out 10 items each month from Hoopla. After you check one out it is available for you to watch for 7 days. After checking out and then downloading a video, watching it will not require a Wi-Fi or direct internet connection. If you are an iPhone or iPad user you can go to Apple’s App Store, search for Hoopla and install it on your phone, computer or tablet. For Android users, you can find and download the Hoopla app in the Playstore. On a Windows computer, use your web browser to go to to begin browsing Hoopla’s collection.

Craftsy Examples

Need help? Ask a Library staff member at any of our locations or call, text or email Ask-a-Librarian. The Tinker Station helpline at (317) 275-4500 is also available. It is staffed by device experts who can answer questions about how to read, watch and listen on a PC, tablet or phone.

Getting Started with a Cricut Machine

Cricut machines can cut, write, and score, making it possible to create a wide variety of projects out of all kinds of materials. Learn how to use your machine to its full potential and try out some of these suggested projects!

The Unofficial Book of Cricut Crafts

The Ultimate Guide to your Electric Cutting Machine

Allen, Crystal

This book gives tons of craft ideas for 300 pages worth of different projects. Find detailed information about the different Cricut machines (Cricut Explore Air 2, Cricut Maker, and Cricut Joy) so you can determine which is best for you before you buy. From choosing a machine to getting started in Design Space to tips and tricks for every material you could dream of—this will be your go-to resource for information and inspiration.

Cricut for Beginners

A Step-by-Step Guide With Precise Images, Illustrated Examples, Original Project Ideas, Tips & Tricks

Have you struggled to learn how to use your Cricut machine? If you have been running endless Google searches trying to figure out why your project has problems or why your machine keeps giving you errors, this is the book for you. Borrow this step-by-step guide to actually start making the projects you want!

Cricut for Beginners

The Ultimate DIY Craft Guide. Learn How to Use the Cricut Machine and Discover Profitable Project Ideas

White, Charlotte

Looking to brand or build a business? Do you want to learn how Cricut works, but you don't know where to start? If you are looking for simple techniques to begin your journey, this step-by-step guide will explain in detail how to get started with this potentially lucrative business! Find project ideas for beginners, tips and tricks to not feel lost between steps, and step-by-step picture illustrations. Learn the basic of Design Space, how to convert your hobby into a home-based business, Cricut Machine beginner settings and maintenance, plus secrets to avoid beginner mistakes!