ArribaCycle is a collective of Latino parents from Oakland. They transform throwaway plastic, ArribaCycle is a program of All Ah We/All of Us and is based on the vision of "woman-made, living wage, and sustainable."
I make solar dyed yarns and fibers using homegrown solar ovens, built from recycled materials. This process is low immersion, using less water than other dye processes, and is done completely outside in nature.
Chimera Art Space is the first community arts and maker space in Sonoma County, California. We're a diverse community of artists, makers, hackers, inventors, and mad scientists looking to learn, share and grow.
CROCHET JAM is a community-base art project using the African-American folk-art tradition of crocheting rag rugs. Participants share stories while making large works of art and bringing together people from across society.
My talk is about my Scottish Grandmother, who was a Mill worker in the Coats Thread Mill from the age of 14 and how she taught me to crochet at a young age. I went on to pass the knowledge of crochet down to my own children and how important it is to pass on our knowledge to others.
High school students from our pilot group of 15 Makerspace schools will be exhibiting their final projects. Projects may include converted go-karts, knitted skirts, bicycle-wheel basketball hoops, and stained glass!
Ponga rediscovers the art of Show & Tell! You put love into everything you make, now you can share what you love about your Maker project with the world. Show Ponga what you've made and together we'll tell the world.
Swap-O-Rama-Rama is the world's largest clothing swap with a series of do-it-yourself textile/accessory workshops guided by local designers.
Throughout the weekend we will be using the exploration of basic knitting to hyperbolic crochet to create the space in which you create endeavoring to transform this everyday space with your art.
Trashion Show at SWAP O RAMA RAMA, Saturday May 18th, 3:00PM. Come and see my Re-Made "Trashion" designs. Totally original creations made completely of recycled clothing and other textiles! EVERYONE IS INVITED:)
Workshop Weekend is a community-based two-day event of 1- to 3-hour long hands-on workshops across a variety of disciplines, from crafting to engineering to gardening, all taught by local, passionate makers.