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Amethystone

Amethystone CD Release Concert & Charity Art Auction


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Athens’ Ohio’s favorite Fantasy Rock Band, Amethystone is throwing a party to celebrate the release of their new album, “The Alchemist.” This admission is a free family friendly event with special guest DJ and Emcee, B-Funk Brandon Thompson. Amethystone will perform their new album “The Alchemist” in its entirety with special performances  by dancer Ellie… Read More

Heart Jewelry

Warm* Hearts: Intro to Fused Glass


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Come out to this special Valentine’s Day class and learn about fusing glass while making hearts for or with the one you love! In this class you will learn how to cut and shape glass, two techniques for creating pieces suitable for fusing, make several kinds of hearts in fused glass, and learn to operate… Read More

An intermediate sewing apron

Intermediate Sewing Part I – Apron


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The first in a 2-part series for participants who have taken Beginning Sewing or have other basic sewing skills to take on the next step and develop their sewing finesse – while making a beautiful work apron! In this friendly 3-hour class, students will learn skills to create pockets and use bias tape as a… Read More

Paper jewelry

Paper Jewelry


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Don’t throw away scraps of papers, old magazine and catalogs. Upcycle them and make wearable jewelry. Learn how to create necklaces, rings, earrings and bracelets made from paper. Make your own unusual and biodegradable fashion statements. You will turn this 1-dimensional material into 3-dimensional jewelry art using bending, folding, crumbling, cutting and other techniques. Class… Read More

A Beginning Sewing kit

Beginning Sewing


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Always wanted to learn how to sew? Come learn at Athens Makerspace in this friendly 3-hour class! This class is suitable for those who have never sewn anything, but when you leave, you will have the skills to take on more advanced projects, such as in our Intermediate Sewing Part I – Apron class. Students… Read More

An upcycled Christmas tree

ReUse on Union December Open House


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Come on out to our holiday Open House 12-5 Saturday, December 21st! We will be featuring all our consignment artists’ talent. Many will be in attendance, and will have brought in lots of new goodies to peruse – come enjoy refreshments and shop for locally made gifts! Live music on site – stay tuned for… Read More

A giftbag

Last Minute Gifts and Gift Bags!


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Need wrappings for that gift, or haven’t yet found something for the people on your list? Come to our drop-in time at Athens Makerspace and whip up a lovely reusable gift bag or choose from our array of sewn project ideas for practical last-minute handmade gifts. These include homemade produce bags, napkins, pot scrubbers, placemat/utensil… Read More

Laser Engraved Ornament

Laser Engrave an Ornament


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Come learn the basics of operating our laser engraver! Class takers will make and take two different ornaments that each demonstrate different possible ways of using the laser to achieve different effects: 3D ornaments and relief ornaments using different local woods to create depth. If you like you can bring your own designs, but they… Read More

Holiday Stockings

Make Your Own Upcycled Holiday Stocking


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Come learn how to craft your very own Upcycled Holiday Stocking – just in time to use it this December or give as a thoughtful handmade gift to a special person! In this 3 hour class, participants will learn how to create a fully-lined, one-of-a-kind stocking [with a secret pocket, for extra special gifts!] out… Read More

Aluminum Can Wind Chime

Aluminum Can Cutting and Upcycling!


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Are you amused by the big upcycled windchime by Dan Laurence at ReUse on Union? Come learn how to make one for yourself! In this introductory class, Dan will show you all his best tricks for efficiently cutting common aluminum beverage cans to best utilize their bottoms, sides, and unique design elements. Students will then… Read More

A horseshoe snowman

Weld a Horseshoe Snowman


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Still in search of a whimsical holiday gift for someone you love? Come join us to weld them a cheerful snowman out of upcycled horseshoes! Using MIG welder techniques, our talented instructor, Liz King, will guide participants through this Make-and-Take project. Having MIG welding experience is helpful but not necessary. Participants should wear close-toed shoes,… Read More

A patterned cutting board

Patterned Cutting Board Workshop


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Make your very own patterned cutting board to keep or give in this popular workshop. No woodworking experience necessary! Participants will create their own custom designs and be able to take home 1-3 cutting boards! Athens Makerspace will provide a variety of attractive hardwoods already planed and cut into strips, including walnut, oak, cherry, ash,… Read More

A seat cushion made from ties

Weave a Seat from Ties!


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Do you have an old chair or stool that needs a new seat? Or have you always wanted to learn chair caning but thought it was too boring? Come join Master Seat-Weaver Mindy King to craft a colorful new seat from upcycled neckties! Class will provide all ties and include instruction from start to finish…. Read More

Comic Book Light Switch

Comic Book Light Switches


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Love superheroes, villains and general comic book geekery? Athens Ohio MakerSpace’s Sean Michael Francis King will be hosting a workshop at Coolville Public Library to create fun, and unique light switches with comic books both new and old! These light switches would make cool stocking stuffers for the comic book fan in your life (or… Read More

Upcycled Stuffed Animals

Upcycled Stuffed Animals


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On December 12th from 4:30 to 5:30pm at Coolville Public Library, Athens Ohio MakerSpace will be hosting a craft event for parents, their kids or any person who’s generally interested. Our instructor, Megan Rogers, will show attendees how to create cute, stuffed animals (or snowman) from sweater and t-shirt scraps. These creations would be wonderful… Read More

Mittens

Upcycled Mitts from Sweaters


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Want to make something cozy and upcycled for your loved one this year? Come out to Athens Makerspace to learn to make ‘mitts’ from sweaters! Participants will leave with one pair of comfy embroidered arm warmers, lined or unlined, to wear themselves or give as a gift. You will not only learn how to craft… Read More

A weaved tie chair

Weave a Seat from Ties!


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Do you have an old chair or stool that needs a new seat? Or have you always wanted to learn chair caning but thought it was too boring? Come join Master Seat-Weaver Mindy King to craft a colorful new seat from upcycled neckties! Class will provide all ties and include instruction from start to finish…. Read More

A festive holiday pillow

Festive Twists and Tucks Holiday Pillow


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In this fun 3-hr make-and-take class, students will create a pillow using a pin tuck twisting technique. Although this is a holiday craft, students can use this technique in a variety of other crafts and clothing construction projects. The look of the tucks can also be changed depending on the direction they are stitched in…. Read More

A fabric Zipper Pouch

Intermediate Sewing Part II: Fabric Scrap Zipper Pouch


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The second in a 2-part series for participants who have taken Beginning Sewing or have other basic sewing skills to take on the next step and develop their sewing finesse. In this friendly 3-hour class, students will learn skills to work with zippers, interfacing, and bias tape, and will leave with a handy zippered pouch,… Read More

A welded horseshoe star

Welded Horseshoe Star


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Want to get a head start on making your holiday gifts this year? Come join us to weld a lovely star wall decoration out of upcycled horseshoes! Using MIG welder techniques, our talented instructor, Liz King, will guide participants through this Make-and-Take project. Having MIG welding experience is helpful but not necessary. Participants should wear… Read More

Mittens

Upcycled Mitts from Sweaters


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Want to make something cozy and upcycled for your loved one this year? Come out on this Small Business Saturday to Athens Makerspace to learn to make ‘mitts’ from sweaters! Participants will leave with one pair of comfy embroidered arm warmers, lined or unlined, to wear themselves or give as a gift. You will not… Read More

A patterned cutting board

Patterned Cutting Board Workshop


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Make your very own patterned cutting board to keep or give in this popular workshop. No woodworking experience necessary! Participants will create their own custom designs and be able to take home 1-3 cutting boards! Athens Makerspace will provide a variety of attractive hardwoods already planed and cut into strips, including walnut, oak, cherry, ash,… Read More