Champaign-Urbana Community Fab Lab
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Welcome to Fab Lab’s 2019 Fall Weekend Workshops! Please browse below by clicking on the images to see full descriptions and details for our selection of weekend workshops for adults this Fall. You can also check out our schedule grid, registration form. We look forward to seeing you this Fall, and if you have any further questions, please contact us at communityfablab@gmail.com or call (217) 265-5342 during our Open Hours.

Step 1: Browse Camps

Laser Cut Animals | Saturday, 10/12 – 1PM-4PM

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Laser Cut Animals

This workshop is structured for Parents / Guardians and their children to learn and create together! During this workshop participants will learn Inkscape (design software) to take a 2D silhouette image and create a 3D file that our lasers will cut! All materials are included. Instruction is geared towards Ages 8+, and Parents / Guardians must stay with their kids for the entire workshop.

Saturday, October 12th – 1PM-4PM
Parents + Children Ages 8+
$15 per pair

LED + Embroidery | Saturday, 10/19 – 1PM-4PM



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LED + Embroidery

In this workshop, participants will learn various techniques for hand embroidery to design and stitch their very own textiles. Then they will solder LEDs into their embroidery to light up their stitches! All materials are included. Instruction is geared towards people 18+.

Saturday, October 19th – 1PM-4PM
Adults 18+
$15 per person

Neopixels + Gemma For Beginners | Saturday, 10/26 – 1PM-4PM

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Neopixels + Gemma For Beginners

In this workshop, participants will learn how to use Arduino software to program Neopixels and Adafruit Gemmas to make it glow! Headbands and hats will be provided as a base for your Neopixels, but not required to use. All materials are included. Instruction on soldering will also be included and geared towards people 18+.

Saturday, October 26th – 1PM-4PM
Adults 18+
$30 per person

Make Your Own Stamps | Saturday, 11/02 – 1PM-4PM

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Make Your Own Stamps

In this workshop, participants will use Inkscape (design software) to create their own laser cut stamp. Participants will also experiment with a more traditional method of hand carving a linoleum stamp and both will be used for test pattern creation. All materials are included. Instruction is geared towards people 18+.

Saturday, November 2nd – 1PM-4PM
Adults 18+
$15 per person

Laser Cut Lamps | Saturday, 11/09 – 1PM-4PM

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Laser Cut Lamps

In this workshop, participants will learn how to use Inkscape (design software) to create a 10″ tall wood lamp. Once cut on the laser participants will assemble and decorate. All materials included. Instruction geared towards people 18+.

Saturday, November 9th – 1PM-4PM
Adults 18+
$30 per person

Embroidered Zipper Pouch | Saturday, 11/16 – 1PM-4PM

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Embroidered Zipper Pouch

In this workshop, participants will learn how to create and make a simple digital embroidery file (digitize an image) and sew that decorative piece into a zippered pouch. All materials included. Instruction geared toward people 18+.

Saturday, November 16th – 1PM-4PM
Adults 18+
$15 per person

Screen Printing for Beginners | Saturday, 11/23 – 1PM-4PM

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Screen Printing for Beginners

In this workshop, participants will learn how to use the Silhouette vinyl cutters to design and create stencils for screen printing. Canvas totes will be provided, but feel free to bring in extra fabric (t-shirts or an extra cotton bag) to screen print on! In addition there will also be special iron-on vinyl to try. All materials included (except extras you bring!). Instruction geared towards people 18+.

Saturday, November 23rd – 1PM-4PM
Adults 18+
$15 per person

Laser Cut Gifts | Saturday, 12/07 – 1PM-4PM

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Laser Cut Gifts

In this workshop, participants will use Inkscape (design software) to design and create their choice of 2 glasses, a 4-piece cork coaster set, or small wood tchotchke (ornament, picture frame, etc.) on the laser cutter. All materials included. Instruction geared toward people 18+.

Saturday, December 7th – 1PM-4PM
Adults 18+
$20 per person

Laser Felt Creations | Saturday, 12/14 – 1PM-4PM

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Laser Felt Creations

In this workshop, participants will learn how to use Inkscape (design software) to design and create files to laser out of felt. For example small jewelry pieces or coasters. All materials provided. Instruction geared toward people 18+.

Saturday, December 14th – 1PM-4PM
Adults 18+
$15 per person

Step 2: Check Schedules

Date
Workshop Title
October 12th Laser Cut Animals
October 19th LED + Embroidery
October 26th Neopixels+Gemma For Beginners
November 2nd Make Your Own Stamps
November 9th Laser Cut Lamps
November 16th Embroidered Zipper Pouch
November 23rd Screen Printing for Beginners
December 7th Laser Cut Gifts
December 14th Laser Felt Creations

Step 3: Sign Up

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