3D Printing Meetup

Sat, February 16, 2019 (every 3rd Saturday)
1:00 PM – 3:00 PM PST

Want to learn to troubleshoot your printing problems? How to get fantastic prints? Or maybe you just want to meet other 3D printing enthusiasta to show off your prints and share your knowlege. This is a casual meetup, not a class or workshop. Free to attend. Donations always appreciated.

MakerLab NW is a 501(c)(3) non-profit run entirely by volunteers. Your donation helps us keep our door open!

 

 

 

Sewing Machine Mechanics

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Wed, March 6, 2019
7:00 PM – 8:30 PM PST

This informative class will teach you how all the mechanical parts of the sewing machine work in relation to your sewing. You don’t need to bring your machine, but you can if you have specific questions. We will cover:

  • Thread tension
  • Bobbin insertion
  • Bobbin tension
  • Take-up lever
  • Needle to hook relationship
  • Proper threading
  • Proper bobbin wining
  • Needle selection
  • How to change needles
  • Choosing stitch length and/or width
  • Thread selection
  • Cleaning, oiling & maintenance

  • IMPORTANT INFO:
    Refund policy: We currently do not offer refunds or transfers between classes. You may, however, transfer your ticket to another person who is 18 or older. If you need help finding someone to take your spot, you are welcome to post in the class event on our Facebook page, or ask us to share your email address with the class waitlist.

    For your personal safety, please wear closed-toe shoes, tie long hair back, and avoid any dangling jewelry or baggy clothing.

    You do not need to bring a printed ticket.

 

Introduction to Weaving on a Rigid Heddle loom

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Sun, February 24, 2019 AND Sunday, March 3, 2019
1:30 PM – 5:30 PM PST

Level: beginner
Project: Four luxurious spa washcloths

In this 2 day workshop you will weave and finish four beautiful spa washcloths. Perfect as a gift when paired with a bar of handcrafted soap !! Class takes place on 2 consecutive weekends.
Part 2: Sunday, March 3, 1:30-5:30

Curriculum includes: 

  • Learn to identify parts of the loom and their use
  • Basic weaving terminology
  • How to prepare for a project using the calculation worksheets to determine project size and yardage required
  • How to wind the warp and dress the loom
  • How to start, weave and finish a project


Supplies required:
2-3 skeins of sugar & cream cotton yarn in your choice of color. You can weave a solid color spa cloth or use 2 different colors, one for the warp and one for the weft where you’ll create the pile loops. You will need approximately 300 yards.
Looms will be provided for the duration of the class.

Max class size: 5
Two 4 hour classes on two consecutive weekends
$100/$125 member/non member

IMPORTANT INFO:

Refund policy: We currently do not offer refunds or transfers between classes. You may, however, transfer your ticket to another person who is 18 or older. If you need help finding someone to take your spot, you are welcome to post in the class event on our Facebook page, or ask us to share your email address with the class waitlist.

 

For your personal safety, please wear closed-toe shoes, tie long hair back, and avoid any dangling jewelry or baggy clothing.

 

You do not need to bring a printed ticket.