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Broadening Participation through E-Textiles

Presenter

This session examines strategies for broadening participation in the Maker Community through e-textiles, which have sparked the first ever female-dominated electronics hobbyist community around soft circuits.


Ceallach Dyes: solar dyed yarn and fiber

Exhibit

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.



DNA Makers

Exhibit

We are a family that enjoy making DNA models and crafts that are educational, artistic and fun to play for children as well as for adults. The models are built using LEGO pieces, paper, PVC pipes, knitting materials & LEDs.


dorklandia’s ice cream cart

Exhibit

Come find plush toys and kits in this customized ice cream cart!


Industrious Anarchy

Exhibit

Industrious Anarchy: Making Meaningful Hand Made Cloth Using Local and Sustainable Methods.


Makerspace School Projects

Exhibit

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!


NeedleArts Zone

Exhibit

NeedleArts Zone teaches crochet, cross-stitch, knitting, needlepoint and spinning at no charge, with free supplies. Drop in anytime, decide what you want to learn, and go for it!


Show & Tell in a Ponga Picture

Exhibit

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

Exhibit

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.


The Freeform Common Room

Exhibit

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

Performer

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:)


Upcycling with T Shirts

Exhibit

Using T shirts, I will demonstrate how to create toys, a market bag and a hatnby cutting the T shirts into strips and knitting and crocheting them.


Workshop Weekend

Exhibit

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.


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