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44 Daughters

Exhibit

The 44 Daughters is a collection of handmade dolls that celebrate our differences as part of a huge family. They reflect how important it is for us to be inclusive, and how we should be respected for who we are.


bitwise E-textiles

Exhibit

bitwise E-textiles teaches electronics through sewing. Kits are available for makers of all ages and skill levels. Visitors can interact with a light-sensitive plushes and try to build their own circuit at the booth.


Chameleon Bag

Exhibit

The Chameleon Bag combines an RFID sensor and 49 RGB LEDs to create an interactive messenger bag with a reactive front panel. As a user places RFID tagged items into the bag, the front panel animates and changes color.


Costumed Actor Combustion Unit

Exhibit

CACU, "Costumed Actor Combustion Unit" is a costume lighting and mechatronic controller. It was created for the Baltimore Rock Opera Society (B.R.O.S) to sync stage lighting, effects, and music.


DIY Superhero Lab

Exhibit

Make your own superhero costume in our design lab!


Duct Tape Bling

Exhibit

Take the duct tape trend to a whole new level and invent a bracelet or other accessory that sparkles with colorful lights. Duct Tape Bling combines duct tape with conductive tape or thread, a battery, and colorful LED's.


Fashionistas: Students creating and constructing!

Exhibit

Fashionistas from The High School of Fashion Industries will model their colorful, artistic fashion creations that were created at a NYC Career and Technical Education public high school in Chelsea.


FLOWERCLOUDS

Exhibit

Flowerclouds are lasercut textile accessories and kits that encourage DIY!


Garrett Wade

Exhibit

Our Mission Since 1975 - The Garrett Wade philosophy is simple: to find and bring you unique tools and other hands-on products of exceptional quality and solid value, in terms of design, materials, and workmanship-in short: tools that will improve your work, enrich your life and, hopefully, make your heart beat just a little bit faster.
Everything we sell is backed by our 90-Day Money Back Guarantee.


Hate Couture

Presenter

Hate Couture is a series of high-fashion pieces created through the algorithmic analysis of the usage and context of hate speech and hateful language on the Internet. I will be discussing the process of creating the garments, starting with scraping text data from social media sites, through the processes used to analyze and visualize the language, and ending with the creation of the final fabric and clothing.


Light-Up Wearables

Exhibit

What do you get when you cross fashion with technology? Geekwear - fashionable wearables with soft circuits designed and sewn by KikiMaker (Annika Lo)


Makeably

Exhibit

Makeably is a place where new things get made and where every product is customizable and remixable by you (home decor, cool gadgets, toys, art, and more). We bring together users and makers in an environment that encourages individuality and creativity. Stop by and say hello to our team, check out some of the coolest creations our users and makers have made, and celebrate the maker in everyone!


MakerBot

Exhibit

Founded in 2009, Brooklyn-based MakerBot has grown to be the global leader in desktop 3D printing. At World Maker Faire MakerBot will be demonstrating the brand new MakerBot Digitizer Desktop 3D Scanner and Replicator 2 Desktop 3D Printer.


Makey goes big!

Exhibit

O Yeah Toys, the makers of the Glow Cathedral and other large inflatables, have made large inflatable Maker Faire Robots for World Maker Faire. Come see them in New York!


Swap-o-Rama-Rama

Exhibit

Swap-O-Rama-Rama is one of the largest clothing swaps & DIY workshops occurring in over 100 cities around the world. Every swap begins with pile of clothing, & participants creativeness. Supplies, Tools and Helpers provide.



Video Game Plushies: How-To Generate Sewing Patterns from 3D Models

Presenter

Want to make plushies of certain video game characters?nHave no pattern drafting experience?nnFear not!
Using a series of tools and scripts, it is possible to algorithmically generate the sewing patterns for your plushie. Starting with a in-game 3D model of the character, there are a variety of industry tools that can be manipulated to flatten the model, into a series of 2D shells. Using a bit code, those 2D shells can be transformed into viable sewing patterns
Come learn how!


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