We've got lots of great events and workshops coming soon! Take a look at a few of the events that are next on our calendar: March: Atlanta Makers Community Meeting: March 23rd at Decatur Makers Join us for our monthly Atlanta Maker's Community Night! Each month makers and spaces around the city will come together to [...]
This July, we taught two Sewable Soft Circuits Workshops at Decatur Makers, teaching makers the basics of creating sewable circuits, and introducing them to technology they can use to make their project sparkle. Thanks to Sparkfun Electronics, we were able to teach these two class, and bring a lot of great material to our students. [...]
This June, maker Laura Sissoko of Atlantic Fine Woods invited us into her studio to teach us how to make Fairy Lamps with reclaimed wood. The class was taught in two parts, one where we learned how to finish the wood pieces, and then when we learned how to wire the lamp. In the class, [...]
This May, maker Sara Beach of Angry Owl studios led a two part workshop teaching students how to pour acrylic resin using two part epoxy. Sara uses this process in making jewelry for her etsy shop and in creating her tiny art pieces she sells through Art-o-Mat. This epoxy takes over 24 hours to cure, so [...]
This weekend we held a workshop with Rails Girls Atlanta teaching the basics of creating soft circuits using embroidery. Participants were each given a kit with embroidery supplies, and LEDS, conductive thread and a battery. They were taught the basics of circuits and how it applies beyond wearables and into the world around them, and [...]
What's Your Name? Colleen Jordan Where are you from? Where do you live now? I’m kind of from everywhere. I’ve lived in Louisiana, Hawaii, South Carolina, Georgia, and Sweden. Right now I live in Atlanta, GA. What do you do? Tell us about your work! I'm one of the co-founders of Society of Lady Makers, [...]
At the end of February we got together to make some buttons designed by our member Cleonique Hilsaca. Thanks for hosting us Decatur Makers!