Note that basic equipment trainings for members are offered as needed and can be arranged by talking to a member of the Board.

Upcoming events

    • 14 Feb 2022
    • 14 Nov 2022
    • 10 sessions
    • 2308 N. 3rd Street

    If you've been wondering what the makerspace is all about, come and check it out on the second Monday of each month! We'll be here from 6-8 pm to show you around and answer your questions.

    • 13 Jun 2022
    • 14 Nov 2022
    • 6 sessions
    • 2308 N. 3rd Street

    If you've been wondering what the makerspace is all about, come and check it out on the second Monday of each month! We'll be here from 6-8 pm to show you around and answer your questions.

    • 18 Aug 2022
    • 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    • Arts Lab
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    In this class, Nicole will cover the basic tools and techniques for stained glass using copper foil. Participants will create a small project from start to finish. No prior experience is needed. Participants 16 years or older can register. Children between the ages of 10 to 15 can also sign up with a paying adult.

    The class is $20 for members and $30 for non-members. Registration is required so we know how many people to expect.

    Ages: 16 and up, 10-15 with a paying adult.

    Tools to bring: none

    Where: Arts Lab


    • 25 Aug 2022
    • 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    • Arts Lab
    • 3
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    In this workshop, participants will learn the basics of using the commercial embroidery machine.  They will create a monogram and embroider it on an item of their choice.  This project would work well on a Canvas tote bag, towels, backpacks, etc.  Participants should bring an item on which to sew the monogram.  

    Cost of the class is $5 for members and $10 for nonmembers. If anyone would like more than one item monogrammed, it will be $5 for each additional piece.  

    Ages: 16 and up

    Items to bring: Item to embroider on

    Where: Textiles Lab


    • 7 Sep 2022
    • 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    • Arts Lab
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    In this class, Nicole will cover the basic tools and techniques for stained glass using copper foil. Participants will create a small project from start to finish. No prior experience is needed. Participants 16 years or older can register. Children between the ages of 10 to 15 can also sign up with a paying adult.

    The class is $20 for members and $30 for non-members. Registration is required so we know how many people to expect.

    Ages: 16 and up, 10-15 with a paying adult.

    Tools to bring: none

    Where: Arts Lab


    • 13 Sep 2022
    • 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    • Arts Lab
    • 5
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    This is a come-and-go workshop.

    In this workshop, participants will learn the basics of using the commercial embroidery machine.  They will create a name using a font of their choice and embroider it on an item of their choice.  This project would work well on a Canvas tote bag, towels, backpacks, makeup bags, etc.  Participants should bring an item on which to sew the name.  

    Cost of the class is $5 for members and $10 for nonmembers. If anyone would like more than one item embroidered, it will be $5 for each additional piece.  

    Ages: 16 and up

    Items to bring: Item to embroider on

    Where: Textiles Lab


    • 15 Sep 2022
    • 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
    • Textiles Lab
    • 6
    Register

    During the “How to Knit” class you will learn about the basics of knitting.  Nicole will go over the basic supplies, stitches, and notation used to create a simple knit piece. No prior experience is needed. Each student will begin working on a simple square during class. They will leave with the needles and yarn needed to finish it on their own. 

    Participants 12 years or older can register.

    The class is $20 for members and $25 for non-members. Registration is required so we know how many people to expect.



    • 17 Oct 2022
    • 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    • Arts Lab
    • 8
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    It’s fall ya’ll! And what says that better than a handmade vinyl sign? During this class, participants will use the Silhouette Cameo vinyl cutter and its software (Silhouette Studio) to cut out a seasonal design from vinyl. We will also prepare the surface to create our sign on and lay the vinyl.

    The class is $15 for members and $20 for non-members. Registration is required so we know how many people to expect.

    Ages: 16 and up

    Tools to bring: none

    Where: Arts Lab

    • 16 Nov 2022
    • 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    • Textile Lab
    • 4
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    This class is designed to teach students some basics of sewing by using a pattern and the sewing machines at the MakerSpace to make an apron. Each student will choose fabric and follow along to make their apron from beginning to end. No prior sewing experience is needed, but could be helpful.

    The class is $20 for members and $30 for non-members. Registration is required so we know how many people to expect.

    Sign up for our class the following day to add a heat-transfer vinyl design to your apron!

    Ages: 16 and up, or 10 to 15 with a paying adult

    Class size: 4

    Tools to bring: none

    Where: Textile Lab

    • 17 Nov 2022
    • 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
    • Arts Lab
    • 8
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    During this class, participants will make and apply a simple vinyl design for an apron (like the one you can make in our class the day before this) or similar garment.  You will need to bring your own textile to add the heat-transfer vinyl (HTV) design to.

    We will use software to create our design, cut it with the MakerSpace's vinyl cutter, and apply it to our textile with the heat-press machine. 

    The class is $10 for members and $15 for non-members. Registration is required so we know how many people to expect.

    Ages:

    16 and up, or 10 to 15 with a paying adult

    Items to bring: A textile to apply the HTV decal to

    Where: Arts Lab

    • 5 Dec 2022
    • 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    • Arts Lab
    • 4
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    In this class, Nicole will cover the basic tools and techniques for stained glass using copper foil. Participants will create a small holiday ornament from start to finish. No prior experience is needed. Participants 16 years or older can register. Children between the ages of 10 to 15 can also sign up with a paying adult.

    The class is $20 for members and $30 for non-members. Registration is required so we know how many people to expect.

    Ages: 16 and up, 10-15 with a paying adult.

    Tools to bring: none

    Where: Arts Lab


Past events

26 Jul 2022 6'th Annual Garden City Robotics Camp (4th to 8th graders)
18 Jul 2022 Intro to Stained Glass
26 Jun 2022 Summer Open House!
10 Jun 2022 Intro to Soldering - Blinky LED Badge
24 May 2022 Using the Glowforge Laser
17 May 2022 GCCC End-of-Year Bash
10 May 2022 Tumbleweed Festival Board Meeting
12 Apr 2022 Tumbleweed Festival Board Meeting
23 Mar 2022 Operations Committee Meeting
23 Mar 2022 March Board Meeting
15 Mar 2022 Tumbleweed Festival Board Meeting
22 Feb 2022 Operations Committee Meeting
22 Feb 2022 2022 Annual Meeting
8 Feb 2022 Tumbleweed Festival Board Meeting
20 Jan 2022 Introduction to Machine Embroidery
20 Jan 2022 Wood Lab Safety Training
18 Jan 2022 FSL90W Laser Basics
17 Jan 2022 3D Printing Basics
14 Dec 2021 Tumbleweed Festival Board Meeting
11 Dec 2021 4th Annual Board Game Jam
29 Nov 2021 Girls Scouts Candy Machine Workshop
27 Nov 2021 Laser Cut Ornament Workshop
15 Nov 2021 Intro to Stained Glass
8 Nov 2021 Machine Embroidery Meet-up
6 Nov 2021 Laser a Box!
4 Nov 2021 Wood Lab Meetup
4 Nov 2021 New Member Orientation
1 Nov 2021 Board Game Jam Planning Session
27 Oct 2021 Board of Directors Meeting
25 Oct 2021 Introduction to Machine Embroidery
23 Oct 2021 Papercraft Halloween Mask Workshop
19 Oct 2021 Seasonal Vinyl Sign
18 Oct 2021 Intro to Inkscape
14 Oct 2021 Stained Glass Stepping Stone
9 Oct 2021 Laser-Cut Lettering
4 Oct 2021 Sewing Fabric Trays
27 Sep 2021 Intro to Hand Embroidery
22 Sep 2021 Board of Directors Meeting
12 Sep 2021 Podcasting 101, Part II
7 Sep 2021 Intro to Stained Glass
2 Sep 2021 Operations Committee Meeting
1 Sep 2021 Private D&D Group
29 Aug 2021 Podcasting 101, Part I
23 Aug 2021 Button Making
23 Aug 2021 Intro to Inkscape
21 Aug 2021 Using the Shaper Origin
21 Aug 2021 Resin 3D printing Basics
19 Aug 2021 Laser a Box!
18 Aug 2021 Looms and Weaving - 2 day class
12 Aug 2021 Thursday Night Magic (The Gathering)
12 Aug 2021 Fabrication Lab Meetup
9 Aug 2021 Open House!
7 Aug 2021 Podcasting 101, Part I
5 Aug 2021 Thursday Night Magic (The Gathering)
5 Aug 2021 Fabrication Lab Meetup
5 Aug 2021 Laser-Cut Lettering
3 Aug 2021 FSL90W Laser Basics
31 Jul 2021 Wood Lab Safety Training
29 Jul 2021 Thursday Night Magic (The Gathering)
29 Jul 2021 Fabrication Lab Meetup
26 Jul 2021 Board Meeting
23 Jul 2021 FSL90W Laser Basics
22 Jul 2021 Thursday Night Magic (The Gathering)
22 Jul 2021 Fabrication Lab Meetup
21 Jul 2021 New Member Orientation
19 Jul 2021 Crochet Meetup
19 Jul 2021 5th Annual Garden City Robotics Camp (4th to 8th graders)
16 Jul 2021 Intro to Crochet
15 Jul 2021 Thursday Night Magic (The Gathering)
15 Jul 2021 3D Printing Basics
14 Jul 2021 Resin 3D printing Basics
13 Jul 2021 Intro to Stained Glass
10 Jul 2021 Laser-Cut Names
9 Jul 2021 Paint Your Own Tabletop Mini
9 Jul 2021 New Member Orientation
8 Jul 2021 FSL90W Laser Basics
7 Jul 2021 Intro to Stained Glass
7 Jul 2021 Intro to Inkscape
7 Jul 2021 Looms and Weaving for Kids
6 Jul 2021 Design Your Own Desktop Mini Character
6 Jul 2021 Wood Lab Safety Training
2 Jul 2021 Using the Shaper Origin
1 Jul 2021 Make Crochet Scrubbies
1 Jul 2021 Fabrication Lab Meetup
30 Jun 2021 New Member Orientation
29 Jun 2021 3D Design For Kids
28 Jun 2021 Stained Glass Stepping Stone
28 Jun 2021 Open House
24 Jun 2021 Thursday Night Magic (The Gathering)
24 Jun 2021 FSL90W Laser Basics
23 Jun 2021 Board Meeting
22 Jun 2021 Wood Lab Safety Training
19 Jun 2021 3D CAD Design Basics With Fusion 360
19 Jun 2021 Fiction Writers Meetup
18 Jun 2021 3D Design For Kids
17 Jun 2021 Thursday Night Magic (The Gathering)
17 Jun 2021 Designing with Silhouette Studio
17 Jun 2021 Fabrication Lab Meetup
17 Jun 2021 New Member Orientation
17 Jun 2021 Intro to Stained Glass
12 Jun 2021 Fiction Writers Meetup
12 Jun 2021 Stained Glass Stepping Stone
11 Jun 2021 Using the Glowforge Laser
10 Jun 2021 3D Printing Basics
10 Jun 2021 FSL90W Laser Basics
8 Jun 2021 Wood Lab Safety Training
7 Jun 2021 New Member Orientation
7 Jun 2021 Crochet Meetup
6 Jun 2021 LED Light Projects With the Arduino Microcontroller
5 Jun 2021 Laser a Box!
5 Jun 2021 Intro to Inkscape
5 Jun 2021 Intro to Stained Glass
4 Jun 2021 Wood Lab Safety Training
3 Jun 2021 Fabrication Lab Meetup
2 Jun 2021 Intro to Crochet
1 Jun 2021 FSL90W Laser Basics
29 May 2021 New Member Orientation
26 May 2021 Board Meeting
22 May 2021 3D CAD Design Basics With Fusion 360
22 May 2021 Intro to Stained Glass
18 May 2021 Intro to Stained Glass
15 May 2021 FSL90W Laser Basics
15 May 2021 Intro to Stained Glass
14 May 2021 Wood Lab Safety Training
13 May 2021 GEAR Robotics Weekly Meetup
13 May 2021 New Member Orientation
8 May 2021 Using the Shaper Origin
8 May 2021 Intro to Stained Glass
6 May 2021 Using the Glowforge Laser
6 May 2021 New Member Orientation
4 May 2021 Wood Lab Safety Training
1 May 2021 3D Printing Basics
1 May 2021 FSL90W Laser Basics
28 Apr 2021 Board Meeting
27 Apr 2021 New Member Orientation
26 Apr 2021 Wood Lab Safety Training
24 Apr 2021 Grand Opening!
23 Apr 2021 Volunteer Work Night!
20 Apr 2021 Wood Lab Safety Training
17 Apr 2021 Sailright Industrial Sewing Machine Introduction
10 Apr 2021 Laser Basics
3 Apr 2021 3D Printing Basics
3 Apr 2021 Laser Basics
2 Apr 2021 New Member Orientation
1 Apr 2021 GEAR Robotics Weekly Meetup
24 Mar 2021 Board Meeting
24 Feb 2021 2021 Annual Meeting
23 Mar 2019 Tabletop Miniature Painting Workshop
16 Dec 2018 Hand Embroidery Christmas Workshop
15 Dec 2018 Laser Cut Ornament Workshop
1 Dec 2018 2018 Board Game Jam
17 Nov 2018 VEX Robotics Scrimmage
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