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DeAnza College Community Education

Workshops in the Makerspace

Get acquainted with the KCI Makerspace while creating a beautiful project to keep or give as a holiday gift.
Doris Mourad, instructor.

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Create a Customized Silk Scarf

Come exercise your creativity at the KCI Makerspace and walk away with a beautiful, unique silk scarf! In this workshop you will learn how to pretreat you silk scarf to insure dye fast colors. You will also learn how to fold the scarf in order to get any one of a variety of effects. You will be provided with a wide range of colors to choose from, and you will learn how to set the colors.

Date: Saturday, November 23, 2019. One session - two hours.

Fee: $ 80.00
All materials will be provided

No prior experience required.

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Create Your Own Polymer Clay Jewelry

Come exercise your creativity at the KCI Makerspace! This two-session workshop gives you an opportunity to design and fabricate your own jewelry from lightweight polymer clay. In the first session you will learn how to condition the clay, to texture and shape it choosing from a variety of tools which will be provided. During the second session you will find that your pieces have been fired and you will then be able to finish them and attach the required rings, clasps, or cords.

Date: Saturdays, December 7 & 14, 2019. Two sessions - two hours each.

Fee: $ 99.00
All materials will be provided

No prior experience required.

Create a Custom-Cut Wooden Bowl

Come exercise your creativity at the KCI Makerspace! In this two-session workshop, you will learn how to use a laser cutter and other hand tools. In the first session, you will learn how to design your bowl, creating circles on the computer and using the laser cutter to cut the wooden circles. You will also learn how to sand, stain and seal the wood. In the second session, you will be cutting and staining the supporting pieces and gluing all of the pieces together to create the final product.

Date: Saturdays, February 15 & 22, 2019. Two sessions - two hours each.

Fee: $ 128.00
All materials will be provided

No prior experience required.

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