Champaign-Urbana Community Fab Lab
Champaign-Urbana Community Fab Lab

Open Workshops and Classes

Looking for workshops for organizations and groups like student clubs, boy scout troops or staff outings? You should instead check out our workshops for groups and organizations.

After registering, you will receive an automated confirmation email. If you do not receive a confirmation email, please contact us to make sure we know you’re coming. 
Most of our workshops are for adults ages 18 and up and require some basic computer skills. If you’d like to make sure you’re ready please take a look at our participant experience guidelines. 
 

 

Learn to Sew

In this five weeks course, participants will learn the basics of sewing while working at their own pace. We will be making a quilted throw pillow, zippered pouches, and bags.

Fridays Oct. 6th through Nov. 3rd | 7pm – 9pm
5-week class. $100.

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Fab Classrooms

Learn how to use Silhouette Machines to make custom, durable classroom décor.

Sundays Oct. 15th-29th or Nov. 26th through Dec. 10th | 6pm – 8pm
3-week class. $75.

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Origami Microscopes

Learn to use our silhouette cutters to cut and then fold your own origami microscope.

Sunday Dec. 17th | 6pm – 8pm
$25.

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Laser Notebooks

Learn to use our lasers to create custom engraved Moleskine notebooks!

Sunday Nov. 12th | 6pm – 8pm
$25.

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Tunnel Book Making

Use layers of cut paper to make your own three-dimensional tunnel book.

Sunday Nov. 5th | 6pm – 8pm
$25.

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Laser Wine Glasses

Come join us and learn to use our laser to engrave your own custom wine glass.

Friday Dec. 1st | 6pm – 8pm
$35.

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Crocheting Math

Learn the basics of crochet and to make beautiful mathematical shapes that appear everywhere, from coral reefs, to cacti, to lettuce leaves in our gardens.

Sundays Dec. 3rd & 10th | 6pm – 8pm
2 week class. $50.

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Suminagashi and Fluid Dynamics

In this course, we will use a style of Japanese water marbling called Suminagashi to learn about basic fluid dynamics.

Friday Nov. 10th | 7pm – 9pm
$25.

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Holiday Decorations

Learn to design and make holiday decorations like ornaments, 3D cards and vinyl stickers using Inkscape, Silhouette Cutters and Laser Cutters.

Fridays Dec. 8th & 15th | 6pm – 8pm
(First week, adults, second week, parent-child pairs.)
$25.

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