Tag Archives: Workshops/Events

Crochet for not-quite beginners – Sat 17th August

So you started to crochet, but never quite got further than a square that turned into a triangle? This is the class for you. We’ll look at some further techniques, such as crochet in the round starting with a magic circle and stitches for decreasing.  During the class you’ll get a reminder of the basics, […]

GaelHack 2013

Some of you already know that members of the Irish Hackerspaces Community have been talking about running a Hacker / Maker Camp in Ireland, similar to other events like this such as EMF Camp last year in the UK. GaelHack is to do just that! From 7th – 9th June 2013 hackers, geeks, scientists, engineers, […]

Beginners’ Sewing Machines Class

Always had fantasies of being able to run up a quick bag or item of clothing on a sewing machine? Well, it’s not as hard as it looks, and this class will get you started with enough of the basics that you’ll be looking to learn more!

Hand-Sewing Workshop; update

Hey all, I’m not long home from the Basic Hand-Sewing Workshop, and just wanted to say how much fun I had, how great it was to meet such good students, and to throw up a picture of their handiwork (that I’m very proud of)! They came in unable to sew (mostly) and left with finished […]

Workshop: Basic Hand-Sewing

There are many reasons you might need to learn how to sew. Maybe you’ve noticed that it’s only a month until Hallowe’en and you need to get started on a costume. Maybe you need to work on costumes for a short film or play you’re a part of. Maybe your favourite top has ripped, or […]

Pinhole Photography

Question: How do you take a picture using an empty drink can? Answer: By joining us at TOG for a quick pinhole camera workshop, on Sat 27th August as part of Irish Hackerspaces week. A pinhole camera is probably the simplest camera you can have. It doesn’t even need a lens. It can be any made from almost […]