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3D printed jewelry

Simply 3D Printed Jewelry and More!


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Come on out on Small Business Saturday and learn to design and 3D print your own jewelry and holiday memorabilia! No complicated CAD programs skills necessary. Learn tips and tricks of 3D printing. Bring your creativity, laptop, your basic computer skills and have fun in this class! The class will work as follows: You can… 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 man stands next to a weaving machine

Weaver’s Support Group


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Are you interested in weaving? Are you a Weaver interested in meeting others? Beginning this September, from 6-8pm on second and fourth Tuesdays of each month, Athens Makerspace will host the new Weaver’s Support Group. The purpose of this group is to show what resources are available at the MakerSpace, talk about community resources, discuss… Read More

A crochet project

Beginning Crochet


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Always wanted to learn crochet? Come to our Beginning Crochet class at Athens Makerspace! Crocheting is entirely made up of 3 basic stitches. In this class we will learn these stitches by making a potholder or washcloth out of ‘tarn’ (t-shirt yarn). We will practice techniques for turning our work, increasing, and decreasing. Hooks and… 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

A man stands next to a weaving machine

Weaver’s Support Group


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Are you interested in weaving? Are you a Weaver interested in meeting others? Beginning this September, from 6-8pm on second and fourth Tuesdays of each month, Athens MakerSpace will host the new Weaver’s Support Group. The purpose of this group is to show what resources are available at the MakerSpace, talk about community resources, discuss… Read More

November Open House flier

November Open House


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Join us for our November Open House at ReUse on Union from 2-4pm on Saturday, November 9th. Our Upcycling Artist of the Month, Lanna Galloway will be at ReUse on Union showcasing all the amazing quilts and embroidered items she creates! She’ll be demoing how to bobbin draw (definition: using decoritive fibers in the bobbin… 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 quilt

Intro to Quilting


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Have you always wanted to learn how to quilt? Then come join one or join all in our series of beginner’s quilting classes at Athens Makerspace! Our talented instructor, Debbie Boggs, will guide you in turning scrap fabrics into a masterpiece to keep or give away. No prior quilting experience required. The pattern for this… Read More

A welded horseshoe pumpkin

Welded Horseshoe Pumpkin Class


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In search of unique autumn decorations? Come join us to weld a pumpkin out of upcycled horseshoes (good as decoration for Halloween and Thanksgiving)! 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, denim… Read More

A person displays their Halloween costume

Halloween Costume Creation II


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Whether or not you attended our last class, Halloween Costume Creation I, to create your action plan and materials list, you are now ready to build your best costume ever, right? Then bring all your materials, and our professional staff will assist you to build your masterpiece! Basic machine sewing skills will be helpful to… Read More

Materials used for sowing

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

An abstract art sculpture made of metal

Abstract Metal Art and Sculpture


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In this class, participants will choose from provided industrial metal scrap and upcycle it into their own creation. (Participants may also bring their own scrap to build into their project.) The instructor will help guide participants through welding their project. Participants should wear close-toed shoes, denim pants, and long sleeves. Hair should be pulled back…. Read More

Steampunk cosplay

BYOB Steampunk Last Dash, Photo Shoot and Tea


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All dressed up but missing that last accessory that will make your outfit sing at tomorrow’s Athens Steampunk Spectacle? Stop by the Makerspace to peruse our collection of upcycled Steampunk garb. Still madly sewing the finishing touches before tomorrow? BYO favorite wine or beer and hang out with Steampunks while you complete your masterpiece! [Age… Read More