Tag Archives: Workshops/Events

LilyPad Workshop

Think about a coat that detects changes in air and body temperature and automatically adjusts to keep you comfortable. How about a sonar based device enabling you to see in the dark? Or always having your music player, video player, radio, and mobile phone with you wherever you go because they are built into your […]

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 […]