Monday – Intro to Sashiko Inspired Visible Mending


Makers,

This Monday join us for Sashiko Inspired Visible Mending! In this introductory class to visible mending students will create simple but unique exterior patch repairs and/or embellishments to their denim or medium-weight twill garments, inspired by the ancient Japanese tradition of Sashiko stitching. We will consider environmental effects of our throw-away clothing culture, as well as the concepts of “slow fashion,” “mindful mending,” individuality, and responsible sourcing. Each student will leave with 2 patches (provided), written materials for home reference, and inspiration to turn their current wardrobe into something special instead of something trashed.

Ages 13 & up (accompanied by an adult) are allowed. This class is open to all skill levels.

Other Upcoming Events

3D Print Club

Every Tuesday, 6 PM

Join us for 3D PRINT CLUB! Every week, we’ll get together and participate in an open design session. This event is all about self-directed learning and hanging out with other people working on 3D designs or prints. Bring your own laptop or make use of the (first come-first-serve) Makerspace laptops loaded with Fusion 360.

3D Print Club is presented free, but registration is required.

Rights and Responsibilities of Renting

Saturday, June 22nd, 10 am – 12 pm

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Field Day 2019 — Amateur Radio’s Open House

Saturday June 22, 2 PM – Sunday June 23, 2 PM

Are you interested in Amateur Radio? Do you want to learn how you can communicate locally and globally without the use of a telephone or the Internet using just a radio and antenna?

Our friends at the Twin State Radio Club would like to invite you to join them for Amateur Radio Field Day, Amateur Radio’s Open House. This is your chance to come out and learn, see a variety of Amateur Radio equipment in use, get on the air yourself and find out how you can become a licensed Amateur Radio operator and join in this exciting hobby.

Ham Radio as it is often called, is one of the original Do-It-Yourself hobbies and is one of the best ways for people to learn about electronics, physics, meteorology, and numerous other scientific disciplines, and is a huge asset to any community during disasters if the standard communications and power infrastructure goes down. Makers, electronics enthusiasts, and just folks who like to communicate are all part of the Amateur Radio community.

Twin State Radio Club will be operating for 24 hours using alternate forms of power including solar, battery, and generators, simulating a disaster situation, operating in a field, without any commercial power.

Come and learn about the many different ways to participate in Amateur Radio, including voice, digital, satellite communications, and Morse code. Learn about the variety of commercial Amateur Radio equipment available, as well as radio and antenna kits and electronics projects that you can build yourself, at home or at the Claremont MakerSpace.

Twin State Radio Club will be operating continually from Saturday June 24th at 2pm until Sunday June 25th at 2pm. Stop by any time, see the setup, talk with local radio enthusiasts and makers and get on the air and make your first radio contact! We’ll be set up at the Richmond Middle School playing fields 63 Lyme Rd, Hanover, NH 03755

ALL ARE WELCOME. You don’t need to be a licensed ham radio operator to attend. Stop by, check it out and see what this exciting hobby has to offer.

You can learn more about Field Day here: http://www.arrl.org/field-day and more info about Twin State Radio Club can be found at http://www.w1fn.org

Intro to Plaster Casting

Thursday, June 27th, 6 – 9 PM

In this hands-on workshop, led by CMS Artist In Residence Ernest Montenegro, students will learn the fundamentals of plaster casting. Students will get to make a simple two piece mold and cast a pear in plaster, which they can take home and decorate as they wish!

Computer Lab Wide Format Printer 101

Monday, July 1, 6 – 7 PM

Computer Lab Wide Format Printer 101 will prepare members to use the awesome CMS Wide Format printer.

Participants in the class will learn :

– discussion about digital printing and different approaches depending on the need.

– basic printer operation including loading sheet and roll paper.

– how to prepare and print from photoshop/illustrator and basic setup.

This class will prepare participants to be certified for the basic operation at a follow up session.

This class is open to members only. Learn about becoming a CMS member, here:

The Claremont MakerSpace is looking for volunteers!

Interested in volunteering at the Claremont MakerSpace in exchange for a discounted membership? Let us know! We’re currently looking for volunteer “Deskers” to help staff the CMS’s front desk. Desker responsibilities include giving tours, welcoming participants of classes and events, helping to keep common areas organized and more. For more information, please send us an email at jobs@claremontmakerspace.org.

Team Building Events at CMS

The Claremont Makerspace is a unique and fun venue to hold your next team building event or corporate retreat. Activities at the Claremont MakerSpace give your team members the chance to roll up their sleeves, explore new tools and technologies, work as a team, and leave with a project that they proudly built themselves!

For more information, including details about pricing, please email: info@twinstatemakerspaces.org

Got Computer Skills? Share ‘em!

Our computer lab is a great resource of software, design and education. We’d love to help our community access new skills and grow their own. Do you have specific software or hardware knowledge? CAD, Fusion 360, Illustrator, Design, Photoshop and would be willing to share? Please drop a note to brendan@claremontmakerspace.org.

See below for more upcoming classes!

Follow the links for more information

Financing Master Class 6/19, 6 – 7:30 PM

Community Resources in Energy Efficiency 6/20, 6 – 7 PM

Rights and Responsibility of Renting 6/22, 10 AM – 12 PM

Field Day 2019 — Amateur Radio’s Open House 6/22 – 6/23

Intro to Sashiko Inspired Visible Mending 6/24, 6 – 8 PM

3D Print Club 6/25, 6 – 8:30 PM

Make A Hand Painted Silk Scarf 6/25, 6 – 8:30 PM

Intro to Plaster Casting 6/27, 6 – 9 PM

The Lightness of Painting 7/2, 6 – 8:30 PM

Intro to Sewing: Make A Recycled Bag 7/2, 6 – 8 PM

Conversations in Crypto 7/20, 6 – 8 PM

We’ve got even more classes/events on the calendar, so check out the full line up HERE.

Interested in teaching a class at CMS? We recently updated our site with information on how you can share your skills at CMS.

Questions about upcoming classes, events or the Claremont MakerSpace in general? Let us know at info@twinstatemakerspaces.org.

Happy Makin,’

The Claremont MakerSpace Team