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44 Daughters

Exhibit

The 44 Daughters (and Sons) suggest what is is like to be a family of girls (and boys) who are all different. They show the world that we are all the same, but also our own selves, and we should be accepted for who we are.


A Stitch in Time: Embroidery from then and now

Exhibit

Machine Embroidery, Bad Puns.nHow can I help you adorn your textile project?


Alexandria von Bromssen – Fashion Designer

Performer

Alexandria von Bromssen - rnProject Zero Carbon Footprint - The sustainable collection


ArribaCycle

Exhibit

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."


Baffling the Cacophony

Exhibit

A quiet chill-out meditative and art-making space especially for introverts and the over-stimulated. Stop by to reserve your 25-minute spot to make a collage or just sit, reflect, & breathe. Garment art on view, too!


BreastStop

Exhibit

Two trampolines with pink parachute domes coverings create a relaxing chill space inside. Or come inside and jump a bit if you wish.


Camp Couture -The Recycled Fashion

Performer

Camp Couture will present the Recycled Collection 2013 - A fashion/runway exhibition where all the garments have been up-cycled to create a sustainable collection. Be prepared to be awed!



Demo: Sewing Electrified

Presenter

Learn how to make your own soft and squishy glowing creation, combining felt and LEDs in a beginner-friendly soft circuitry project


DOOP

Exhibit

An abandoned Burning Man dog gets to turn the table - or sled. A bike powered sled pulled by people, and driven by a dog.


dorklandia’s ice cream cart

Exhibit

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


Drawing with a Sewing Machine

Exhibit

I draw with a sewing machine without a computer or template.nI've made a portable sewing table powered by a solar panel or a bicycle electric generator.


E-Textiles Sewing the Way!

Presenter

Come learn about e-textiles, which bring together fabrics, electronics, and computers. We'll share educational applications of e-textile materials like the LilyPad Arduino, and then you'll get to make your own soft circuit!


Elephantech

Exhibit

Elephantech - Wearable Tech for Ceremonial Elephants


FFIT BAGS

Exhibit

This is your purse, diaper bag, gym bag, work bag, you name it bag! FFIT Bags are rugged, water-resistant, and versatile. Made from 20% repurposed materials. (bike inner tube, seat belt, sailcloth laminate)


Fleischer-Yamamoto Family Projects

Exhibit

From fairy wings to Japanese geta shoes tospiral blinking EL hats, from toy bridges to teenage alarm clocks, come see what we've been doing this year!n


FLOWERCLOUDS

Exhibit

I design, lasercut, paint, and sew textile elements to create accessories that encourage DIY!


Glovetopus

Exhibit

Make your own Glovetopus. A Glovetopus is a stuffed octopus made from a pair of gloves. The activity is free. Children under the age of 13 should bring an adult to help.


Glow Cathedral

Exhibit

The Glow Cathedral welcomes you into a fairy tale forest sanctuary. Giant Sacred Vegetable lamps promote Peace and Healing.


Hosting Open Makes At Your Organization

Presenter

The Tech, Lawrence Hall of Science, and Exploratorium share on hosting Open Makes. They'll focus on hosting Makes leading up to Maker Faire, the benefits to your organization, your guests, local Makers, and the world!


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