Category Archives: Craft

December Present Making Wed 3rd Dec

As the holiday season swings by, Tog will be running a present making session with help from the Dublin Favour Exchange Day: Wed 3rd Dec Time: 7-9pm Cost: free — but bring some materials if you can Where: Tog! We will be making 4 seasonal delights: Carrot Cake Apple Jam Cards Soap Please bring relevant […]

TOG at RUA RED Digital Week

TOG members and collaborators had three stands at RUA RED’s Digital Week. Paul ran a Learn To Solder workshop, where participants created their own “I Can Solder” LED badge… … Tríona and Becky ran the TwitterKnitter and yarnbombed the venue with knitted tweets… … and Niki showcased her electronics/felt collaboration with Cheryl, including the Neckpiece […]

Workshop: Moar LilyPad (Sensors and Actuators edition)

This is the second part of the LilyPad workshops. This one focuses on mastering more involed actuators, and learning to get data from the many sensor components. Basically, you’ll be able to get your project to respond to the world around it. Imho, this is what makes e-textiles and wearables so exciting. Content; This second […]

Hacked knitting machine exhibit and demo

TOG member Sinead took photographs of the hacked knitting machine for TOG’s exhibition in the Exchange gallery. You can view the full photoset here. The knitting machine will be demonstrated at the closing event on Friday night.

Workshop: Intro to LilyPad (aka twinkly LEDs edition)

Once more into the workshops dear friends! This first workshop will focus on getting used to the LilyPad microcontroller, and getting started programming some LEDs. (The second workshop will focus on reading data in from sensors. A third workshop will be added if requested. Book your place on them as the posts go up.) Content; […]

Christmas at TOG: cookies and crochet

As we’re well into December by now, we can talk about the C word all we want!  As is tradition by now, the final craftnight of the year will be a sugar-fuelled glitterfest where we try to finish Christmas gifts while raising our blood glucose levels.  By the time your insulin sorts that mess out, […]