Past Events

Technician Online Consultations

Technician Online Consultations

Tuesday 22 September 2020 10:00am - 12:00pm

Our brilliant technician team is here to advise on, discuss and trouble-shoot your making projects over video call.

Part of Member Events  

Public Online Workshop: CAD for Absolute Beginners

Public Online Workshop: CAD for Absolute Beginners

Friday 31 July 2020 6:00pm - 7:30pm

Join technologists and technicians George and Josie for a 90-minute introduction to simple CAD design using the web-based software TinkerCAD. In the session you will get an overview of the programme and complete a drawing task on your own computer with support from our technicians via a video call.

Part of Public Events,  Best of Lockdown  

Public Online Workshop: Bags 4 Life Plastic Upcycling

Public Online Workshop: Bags 4 Life Plastic Upcycling

Friday 31 July 2020 2:00pm - 4:00pm

Using just an iron and baking paper, technician and designer Josie will show you how to up-cycle those old plastic bags that we all have lurking under the sink to create durable and customised tote bags.

Part of Public Events,  Best of Lockdown  

Public Online Workshop: Photographing Ceramics

Public Online Workshop: Photographing Ceramics

Friday 31 July 2020 10:00am - 12:00pm

In this workshop, technician and potter Darren Ellis will show you how to simply but effectively photograph your ceramics from home.

Part of Public Events,  Best of Lockdown  

Public Online Class: Materials Library Yoga

Public Online Class: Materials Library Yoga

Thursday 30 July 2020 6:00pm - 7:00pm

This free Vinyasa Flow session with Rice Yoga will release tension from the back and shoulders, with balances to focus your mind and twists to rinse it all out. Victoria is an inclusive and friendly teacher and her classes are accessible to all.

Part of Best of Lockdown,  Public Events  

Public Online Workshop: Materials Library Drawing

Public Online Workshop: Materials Library Drawing

Thursday 30 July 2020 12:00pm - 1:30pm

As part of our mission to help you get up close and personal with the fabric of your home, we have planned a Materials Library drawing session. Join us to draw and contemplate materials with Institute of Making Director Zoe Laughlin and Materials Librarian Sarah Wilkes.

Part of Public Events,  Best of Lockdown  

Public Online Masterclass: Embroidery with Richard McVetis, with special guest Celia Pym

Public Online Masterclass: Embroidery with Richard McVetis, with special guest Celia Pym

Thursday 30 July 2020 10:00am - 11:30am

In this online masterclass, artist Richard McVetis draws on his love of traditional hand embroidery. Together with fellow textile maker Celia Pym, Richard will teach three different embroidery techniques in this online gathering of up to 100 people, as Richard and Celia discuss the versatility and strengths of stitching for drawing and mark-making, and the pleasure in having time to make.

Part of Public Events,  Best of Lockdown  

Public Online Knitting Circle

Public Online Knitting Circle

Tuesday 28 July 2020 3:00pm - 3:00pm

Bring your textiles project our Online Knitting Circle, it’s free, open to all, and a fun social opportunity to chat and problem-solve in a group of enthusiasts while working away at a longer-term personal project.

Part of Public Events  

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