Young women frequently avoid electronics and programming because of its cultural stigmas and apparent lack of creativity. How do we expand computer science culture to be more inclusive to women? Here, we introduce Sew Electric -- a book that engages young people (and adults!) who don't consider themselves techies in creating technology -- by teaching electronics and programming through a series of sewable electronics projects, from building a singing plush monster to crafting a touch-sensitive fabric piano.
Learn how use a sewing machine and or serger and make a cool project in 5 minutes. All ages welcome 5years and up will make a project. Project Runway Season 12 1st Runner Up - Alexandria von Bromssen offering workshops.rn
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. This year, you can Make-Your-Own-Dolls. Come by my exhibit to learn how!
Learn to make a Glovetopus, a stuffed octopus made from a pair of gloves. We'll provide all the materials and instructions. Only rudimentary sewing skills required. Children under 12, bring an adult, please.
Ace Monster Toys: Oakland's Foremost HackerspacernrnAMT is a non-profit hackerspace which provides members and the public with a well-equipped workshop full of high and low-tech tools and classes on all types of making.