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Lovecraft Bar

421 SE Grand Ave
Portland, OR 97214, US (map)
971-270-7760
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  • Saturday
    Oct 25 2014
    DIY Light Up Monster Workshop at Lovecraft!

    Lovecraft Bar

    Learn to sew your own plush monster that lights up!

    Who: Anyone 21+ years old, who is interested in learning how to combine sewing and electronics. All experience levels welcome!

    Cost: $10 covers all materials

    Suggested Things To Bring: Scissors

    Needle nose pliers

    Ideas for what your monster will look like

    Head lamp (I have a few lamps. However, we are sewing in a bar with limited lighting and your eyes may appreciate additional light.)

  • Saturday
    Sep 27 2014
    Illuminated Flexagons at Lovecraft Bar

    Lovecraft Bar

    Join me this Saturday when we'll combine the art of folding hexaflexagons with electronics!

    No prior electronics or paper crafting experience required.

    While all materials will be provided, please feel free to bring:

    Origami paper

    Copper tape

    Scissors

    Colored pencils, markers, crayons

    Construction paper

  • Saturday
    Aug 23 2014
    Paper Circuits at Lovecraft Bar

    Lovecraft Bar

    Join me this Saturday when we'll combine the art of origami and card making with electronics!

    No prior electronics or paper crafting experience required.

    While all materials will be provided, please feel free to bring:

    Origami paper

    Copper tape

    Scissors

    Colored pencils, markers, crayons

    Construction paper

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  • Saturday
    Jun 28 2014
    Skull Light at Lovecraft!

    Lovecraft Bar

    Learn to sew your own plush skull that lights up when you squeeze it!

    Who: Anyone 21+ years old, who is interested in learning how to combine sewing and electronics. All experience levels welcome!

    Cost: $5 covers basic materials + sliding scale workshop fee $5-15

    Things to bring with you: Scissors

    Needle nose pliers

    Head lamp (I have a few lamps. However, we are sewing in a bar with limited lighting and your eyes may appreciate additional light.)

    Website
  • Saturday
    May 24 2014
    Soft Circuits at Lovecraft, An LED Crafty Workshop

    Lovecraft Bar

    Join us for another edition of introductory lessons into the world of soft circuits!

    Who: Anyone 21+ years old, who wants to learn how to add an LED and switch to an article of clothing, stuffed animal, or fabric based accessory.

    All skill levels of sewing and electronics are welcome!

    Cost: $5 covers basic materials + sliding scale workshop fee $5-15

    Things to bring with you: A stuffed animal, article of clothing, or fabric based accessory, or anything else you want to add some electronic bling to (non- stretchy materials work best)

    Scissors

    Needle nose pliers

    Head lamp (I have a few lamps. However, we are sewing in a bar with limited lighting and your eyes may appreciate additional light.)

    non-conductive cotton or polyester thread that coordinates with your fabric.

    Website
  • Saturday
    Apr 26 2014
    Soft Circuits at Lovecraft, An LED Crafty Workshop

    Lovecraft Bar

    Join us for another edition of introductory lessons into the world of soft circuits!

    Who: Anyone 21+ years old, who wants to learn how to add an LED and switch to an article of clothing, stuffed animal, or fabric based accessory.

    All skill levels of sewing and electronics are welcome!

    Cost: $5 covers basic materials + sliding scale workshop fee $5-15

    Things to bring with you: A stuffed animal, article of clothing, or fabric based accessory, or anything else you want to add some electronic bling to (non- stretchy materials work best)

    Scissors

    Needle nose pliers

    Head lamp (I have a few lamps. However, we are sewing in a bar with limited lighting and your eyes may appreciate additional light.)

    non-conductive cotton or polyester thread that coordinates with your fabric.

    Website
  • Saturday
    Mar 22 2014
    Soft Circuits at Lovecraft, An LED Crafty Workshop

    Lovecraft Bar

    Join Cacophonous Creations for another edition of introductory lessons into the world of soft circuits!

    Who: Anyone 21+ years old, who wants to learn how to add an LED and switch to an article of clothing, stuffed animal, or fabric based accessory.

    All skill levels of sewing and electronics are welcome!

    Cost: $5 covers basic materials + sliding scale workshop fee $5-15

    Things to bring with you: A stuffed animal, article of clothing, or fabric based accessory, or anything else you want to add some electronic bling to (non- stretchy materials work best)

    Scissors

    Needle nose pliers

    Head lamp (I have a few lamps. However, we are sewing in a bar with limited lighting and your eyes may appreciate additional light.)

    non-conductive cotton or polyester thread that coordinates with your fabric.

  • Saturday
    Aug 24 2013
    Soft Circuit Crafting

    Lovecraft Bar

    Curious about the process of integrating electronics into fabric? Have something at home that lacks some much needed illumination? This workshop is a great place to start!

    YOU: * Have any level of experience with electronics * Have any level of experience with sewing * Bring an item of non-stretch fabric that you want to add an LED or two to

    LEARN: * How to create a circuit with up to two switches * Methods of sewing circuits on to your fabric using conductive thread. * How to convert standard LEDs (and other electronic components) into sew-able ones * How to use standard textile fastenings like zippers and snaps to switch your project on and off, *Lots of tips on how to make your project easier and make sure it lasts.

    Cost: $5 covers basic materials with a suggested $5 - $10 pay what you can for the workshop lessons.

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  • Saturday
    Mar 23 2013
    eTextiles: Create your own light up voodoo doll of DOOM!

    Lovecraft Bar

    Join Cacophonous Creations for a workshop series that will unveil the magic of soft circuit switch design with a stabby twist! Image

    Where: Lovecraft Bar

    Who: Skill level doesn’t matter, but curiosity is a must. Like sewing, electronics, or both? You should come!

    Cost: Materials, one time fee of $20 + Pay what you can, $5-15 per workshop.

    When: March 23rd, 4-6pm

    Didn’t finish? Want to delve further in to the whats and whys of eTextiles? We’ll add another workshop to the series!

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  • Sunday
    Jul 22 2012
    4th Sunday Soft Circuits

    Lovecraft Bar

    Want to learn how to add lights to fabric? Or create interactive clothing? Check out the ongoing soft circuit workshops. They are perfect for investigating materials and techniques for creating flexible circuits and how to integrate them in to our daily lives.

    Learn about simple circuits by creating an LED patch for the hands-on experience, and gain a more detailed understanding during the "Tech Behind the Beauty" presentation.

    Who should attend? Everyone! This is a beginner level workshop for sewing and for electronics.

    All supplies are provided.

    Bring ‘em if you wanna: scissors, needle nose pliers

    Fee: $25 for new participants- $10 for those, who attended workshop #1

    Cash and credit card payments will be accepted before the workshop begins.

    Please RSVP by sending an email to CacophonousCreations@gmail.com. This will help make certain I bring enough supplies.

    Didn’t RSVP? You can still attend! I’ll have extra supplies.

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