Event Updates for March 2024

Event updates for March 2024

Maker Monday

Time: Mar 11 07:00 PM - 08:30 PM
Host: Membership Committee
Register: http://makeict.wildapricot.org/event-5546119
Price: MakeICT Members - $0.00
Price: Non-Members - $0.00

Maker Monday is our open house event. It’s a great way to experience the makerspace and the maker culture in person. You’ll learn all about our space, tools, policies, people, and how we operate.

Our tours are free and open to the public. While you are welcome to just show up, we prefer that you register in advance so we have enough members on hand to assist with our tours.

You are welcome to hang out and chat after your tour. There’s always something interesting going on at Maker Monday!

To contact our Membership Committee to arrange a tour outside of Maker Mondays, or if you have general questions about joining, send an email to membership@makeict.org.

Maker Monday

Time: Mar 25 07:00 PM - 08:30 PM
Host: Membership Committee
Register: http://makeict.wildapricot.org/event-5546121
Price: MakeICT Members - $0.00
Price: Non-Members - $0.00

Maker Monday is our open house event. It’s a great way to experience the makerspace and the maker culture in person. You’ll learn all about our space, tools, policies, people, and how we operate.

Our tours are free and open to the public. While you are welcome to just show up, we prefer that you register in advance so we have enough members on hand to assist with our tours.

You are welcome to hang out and chat after your tour. There’s always something interesting going on at Maker Monday!

To contact our Membership Committee to arrange a tour outside of Maker Mondays, or if you have general questions about joining, send an email to membership@makeict.org.

New Member Orientation

Time: Mar 09 02:00 PM - 04:30 PM
Host: Membership Committee
Register: http://makeict.wildapricot.org/event-5546157
Price: MakeICT Members - $0.00

New Member Orientation sessions are required for all new members and exist to familiarize you with the building and the organization. To qualify for this session, you must fit the following requirements:
- Membership profile completed and approved
- Waiver Signed
- Payments are all current

This session will including a short slideshow about MakeICT and then an in-depth tour of the facility. Members will also sit down with a number of leadership and peer members for a brief discussion to allow us to get to know you. At the end of this session, you will get your key to the building so that you can come and go as you please.

https://makeict.wildapricot.org/Sys/Login
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New Member Orientation

Time: Mar 19 06:00 PM - 08:30 PM
Host: Membership Committee
Register: http://makeict.wildapricot.org/event-5546199
Price: MakeICT Members - $0.00

New Member Orientation sessions are required for all new members and exist to familiarize you with the building and the organization. To qualify for this session, you must fit the following requirements:
- Membership profile completed and approved
- Waiver Signed
- Payments are all current

This session will including a short slideshow about MakeICT and then an in-depth tour of the facility. Members will also sit down with a number of leadership and peer members for a brief discussion to allow us to get to know you. At the end of this session, you will get your key to the building so that you can come and go as you please.

https://makeict.wildapricot.org/Sys/Login

Make a Bowl Cozy

Time: Mar 03 06:00 PM - 08:30 PM
Host: Rayna Fisher
Register: http://makeict.wildapricot.org/event-5613174
Price: MakeICT Members - $20.00
Price: Non-Members - $25.00
Ages: 16 and up

Nothing better than a hot bowl of soup or chili on these cold days! Holding those hot bowls is another story though. In this class make a Bowl Cozy to protect those hands. Also great for bowls of ice cream in the summer!

All materials provided. This class will teach the basics of using a sewing machine, using a quilting ruler to measure and cut a square, cutting fabric, and basic sewing skills.

You get to take your bowl cozy home.
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Make a Zippered Pouch

Time: Mar 17 06:00 PM - 08:30 PM
Host: Rayna Fisher
Register: http://makeict.wildapricot.org/event-5613181
Price: MakeICT Members - $20.00
Price: Non-Members - $25.00
Ages: 16 and up

These little pouches are so much more than makeup bags! Carry small items? Want to make them easy to find in your purse or bag? A zippered pouch is the perfect solution! You can choose between a square or a rectangular shaped small pouch. These reusable pouches are awesome for keeping plastic baggies out of the landfills as well.

This class will teach cutting fabric with a ruler and use of the cutting mat, adding a liner, installing a zipper, and basic use of a sewing machine.

This class and the reversible bag class will prepare you for an upcoming class to make a purse.

All materials provided. You get to take your pouch home with you.
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Basic Photography for Project Images

Time: Mar 06 07:00 PM - 09:30 PM
Host: Mike Lacy
Register: http://makeict.wildapricot.org/event-5617974
Price: MakeICT Members - $25.00
Price: Non-Members - $30.00
Ages: 16 and up

Introduction to photography concepts & skill. The focus will be best practices for capturing quality images of your projects for use in websites, How -To documentation, or sharing with family & friends.
Topics include
Introductions
Why are we here?
Digital Camera Types
Sensor Sizes
Lens Types
Image Goals / Composition basics
Light basics
We will spend the last half of the time with some hands on image taking - so bring a small project (something that will fit on a tabletop) and your camera / tripod. I will have some items and cameras / tripods available if you need them. These images will be used in the image editing class to follow

Intro to Foundation Quilting (Art Quilts) PART 2!

Time: Mar 31 06:00 PM - 08:30 PM
Host: Rayna Fisher
Register: http://makeict.wildapricot.org/event-5623499
Price: MakeICT Members - $0.00
Price: Non-Members - $0.00
Ages: 16 and up

THIS CLASS REQUIRES BASIC SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE OF SEWING MACHINE USE.

Let's finish those beautiful butterflies! This class adds the border, batting, and backing to your mini quilt. You will learn how to free motion quilt your project on a sewing machine and finish it off with binding

YOU MUST HAVE TAKEN INTRO TO FONDATION QUILTING PART 1 AND BRING YOUR BUTTERFLY WITH YOU FOR THIS CLASS.

Ceramics - Slip Casting 1

Time: Mar 23 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Host: Thad Lowrance
Register: http://makeict.wildapricot.org/event-5623537
Price: MakeICT Members - $30.00
Price: Non-Members - $35.00
Ages: 18 to 99

This is 2 part class.
Cleaning and Managing Molds
Adjusting Specific Density of Slip
(sounds more complicated than it is)
Casting a Slip Form in the Mold
How to Remove the Piece from the Form
Cleaning and Trimming the Piece
The first Sat we will be casting forms, the second Sat we will remove, trim and clean the piece.

3D Printing Basics

Time: Mar 10 06:00 PM - 08:30 PM
Host: Gemma Blackburn
Register: http://makeict.wildapricot.org/event-5624782
Price: MakeICT Members - $20.00
Price: Non-Members - $25.00
Ages: 12 and up

Learn the basics of 3D printing and how to use the printers at MakeICT.

We'll cover how 3D printing works, materials used in 3D printing, importing 3D files into slicer software, and techniques for successful printing. Each participant will get a chance to practice with the software and print a small object to take home.

Completion of this class will grant authorization for using the 3D printers at MakeICT.
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3D Printing Basics

Time: Mar 29 06:00 PM - 08:30 PM
Host: Gemma Blackburn
Register: http://makeict.wildapricot.org/event-5624783
Price: MakeICT Members - $20.00
Price: Non-Members - $25.00
Ages: 12 and up

Learn the basics of 3D printing and how to use the printers at MakeICT.

We'll cover how 3D printing works, materials used in 3D printing, importing 3D files into slicer software, and techniques for successful printing. Each participant will get a chance to practice with the software and print a small object to take home.

Completion of this class will grant authorization for using the 3D printers at MakeICT.
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‘Zine Culture: Introduction to the Art of Self Publication

Time: Mar 25 06:00 PM - 07:00 PM
Host: Kris Paxton
Register: http://makeict.wildapricot.org/event-5627645
Price: MakeICT Members - $0.00
Price: Non-Members - $0.00

This class is an introduction to the art of self publication, particularly in the format known as a ‘zine’. We’ll go through step by step how to create your own magazine from scratch, using little more than what you have on hand, and a photocopier.
Total beginners or seasoned design vets - all are welcome!
Materials provided.