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Fix it Yourself at our REPAIR WORKShop Saturday, June 10th!

REPAIR WORKShop

Free & Open to the public!

Save money and learn something new.

Bring an item you’d like to investigate fixing.

We’ll do out best to lend a hand and happily advise.

Or just stop by for some refreshments and a conversation.

We would love to meet you and introduce you to our makerspace community.

Saturday, June 10th
11am – 4pm
Manchester Makerspace
36 Old Granite Street
Manchester, NH 03101

Questions? Email Dan Perrinez at dan.perrinez@manchestermakerspace.org

See you soon!

Join us for our Hands-On “Flowerpot Workshop” on Saturday, May 20th

 
Want to give your planters a bit more pep? Or to make a unique gift for someone special? Join us for this fun afternoon workshop for all ages and learn by doing multiple techniques for decorating terra cotta pots. In addition to a couple pots per person, a variety of materials will be provided. Participants are also welcomed to bring some of their own for a more personalized flair. You will learn how hands-on as you complete decorating a few plant pots in different ways including birch bark!
Date: Saturday, May 20th
Time: 11am – 2pm
Cost: $20
 
About the Instructor
Debra Syrene has been a maker and craftsperson all her life, which led her to a career in occupational therapy. It is her strong belief that everyone can succeed and do whatever they seek to accomplish, with some creativity, adaptability, and guidance.
 
For any questions: Please contact us at education@manchestermakerspace.org.
 
About Manchester Makerspace
Manchester Makerspace is a 501(c)(3) non-profit collaborative organization of members who maintain a shared workspace, tooling, and skills in the Manchester, New Hampshire community. As a member maintained and operated organization, Manchester Makerspace provides access to shared resources, training, and mentorship for the benefit of Manchester’s local entrepreneurs, makers, students and artists of all ages. To learn more about how Manchester Makerspace is a growing leader in the makerspace community, visit www.manchestermakerspace.org.

Fiber Arts Creativity Continues at Manchester Makerspace with our Intro to Weaving Workshop in March

RSVP Link:
https://mm_introweaving031117.eventbrite.com/

Cost: $75

NOTE: This is a two-week class, meeting on Saturday, March 11th and Saturday, March 18th, from 10:00am – noon.

Class fee includes a kit of materials with everything you need to start weaving.

This weaving class will cover the basics of weft faced weaving. Participants will be using small, portable looms suitable for woven jewelry, wall hangings, or small purses. Each participant will receive a kit containing a loom, weaving needle, a small comb for beating the weft and access to a wide palette of tapestry yarns to choose from for their weavings. Techniques taught in this class are transferable to all other styles of weaving.

About the Instructor
Laurel Jamieson has been a spinner, weaver, and knitter for many years. She is a juried member of the League of NH Craftsmen and the NH Council on the Arts. An avid historian, she actively researches textiles from modern day through the Bronze and Iron Age. She has taught at the NH Institute of Art, and has given spinning and dying demonstrations at Strawbery Banke, the Currier Museum of Art, and many living history and farm museums. She also produces handmade tools inspired by her archaeological efforts, available at www.thestonewhorl.com.