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Miami‑Dade Public Library System presents Sewing 101: A 5‑week Series

– Learn how to sew on buttons properly, shorten or lengthen hems on skirts, pants and more! –

Hands Sewing

(Miami, FL – June 15, 2015) Ever hope you might learn to tailor? The Miami‑Dade Public Library System presents Sewing 101: A 5‑Week Series. Milda Bublys, a fashion designer and former Fashion Institute of Technology professor, will teach you how to sew on buttons properly, shorten or lengthen hems on skirts, pants and more! The events will be on the following Saturdays; June 13, June 20, June 27, July 11 and July 18. All of the events will be at the Little River Branch Library located at 160 NE 79 Street from noon ‑ 2 p.m.

Milda's work has achieved international acclaim, being well‑received in Italy, Lithuania, as well as New York, Miami, and Los Angeles. She has worked in the New York fashion industry for major labels, as well as major mass‑market retailers. Various stints, such as a costumer on Broadway, have shaped her colorful career—experiences in which she hopes to share with others. The event is limited to 15 participants at each event. Please register with the branch. Event is free to the public. For more information or to register please call 305‑751‑8689.

About the Miami-Dade Public Library System

The Miami‑Dade Public Library System (MDPLS), a recipient of the National Medal for Museum and Library Service, serves as a community center and learning place where the Miami‑Dade community meets to exchange ideas, learn, share, and create. The Library strives to ensure that all residents, regardless of socioeconomics, will be enriched through access to materials, technology, art and culture and programs so that they may develop the skills they need to create and produce innovations for the 21st century. Through its 50 locations, bookmobiles, special services, website (www.mdpls.org) and MDPLS iLibrary app, the library proudly serves more than 7 million annual visitors. In the more than 40 years of serving the community, the MDPLS continues to experience tremendous change and growth, evolving with the technological needs and requirements of its diverse community.

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