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January 2018

Blacksmith Class with Nathan Walker: Take it to Leaf it!

January 18 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/blacksmith-class-with-nathan-walker-take-it-to-leaf-it-tickets-41514829974Cold? Want to play with fire? Want to bang something into shape? Don't LEAF this class out! Our fantastic member and Blacksmith, Nathan Walker will educate you and all your friends on the basics of blacksmithing! This class will last two hours and everyone will make and take their own leaf keychain! Join us this week!! **TIP: take at least one of our beginner classes like this one and you'll get a pass to our intermediate blacksmithing classes- our first…

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Sew Warm 757 Sewing Party

January 20 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Come to the very first Sew Warm 757 Sewing Party and see how many hats we can make for the less fortunate in our community. If you have sewing experience, that is great! If you can bring your own sewing machine, that's even better! We also have a few loaner machines available if you can't bring your own. If you don't have sewing experience, that's great too! We can still use your help cutting pieces and gathering up finished hats!…

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Blacksmith Class with Nathan Walker: Who cut the cheese?!

January 25 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Cream cheese, blue cheese, Gouda, Mozzarella, Fontina, Feta! Did you know that soft and semisoft cheese should be cut with a wire cheese cutter? Would you like a super awesome self forged cheese cutter?! Then sign up for this beginner class! Our fantastic member and Blacksmith, Nathan Walker will educate you and all your friends on the basics of blacksmithing! This class will last two hours and everyone will make and take their own wire cheese cutter! Join us this…

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Craftacular Cactus Crochet Class

January 27 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Want to give a handmade gift, but are a little too old to be giving macaroni art? This class is the perfect solution! Learn the most basic crochet knowledge and have fun with new friends, all while making a tiny cactus that will brighten your home and perfect your green thumb! You'll leave with sweet skills and a sweet little project! Location: 757 Makerspace Studios Time: 1:00pm - 3:00pm, please arrive a few minutes before to get in and setup…

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February 2018

Intro to 3D Scanning

February 1 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Do you want to skip modeling your designs for use in a 3D printer? Ever wanted to get a 3D scan of yourself? With accesible technology 3D scanning is not as expensive as it used to be! Starting with an Xbox Kinect, that you may already have, use this hardware to start 3D scanning your friends and family for fun, customized keepsakes. The workshop will give you a brief summary of the different types of 3D printers available. Share how…

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Open Build Night February – Our Monthly Open House

February 2 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
757 Makerspace, 421 W 22nd St
Norfolk, VA 23517 United States

Come celebrate with us during our monthly Open Build Night, never been to one? It is part open house, part social and a good time to share what you are working on or need help with. This means we are open for visitors, guests, members any anyone with interest to come out for free and join us for the evening. It is FREE. Format: Arrive/Leave whenever you wish. Start time 7PM, door opens for visitors 8PM - Speaker Project Highlight…

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Kokodemas!

February 5 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

We have become inspired by yet another amazingly beautiful design, Kokedama. Kokedama is a style of Japanese bonsai, where a plant's root system is simply wrapped in sphagnum moss and bound with string, transforming it into a sculptural art form. Loosely translated, ‘koke’ means moss and ‘dama’ means ball. The original Japanese form of kokedama had miniature sculptured bonsai trees displayed on handmade pottery or pieces of driftwood. They encapsulate the Japanese aesthetic of Wabi-sabi, which can be explained as…

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Blacksmith Class with Nathan Walker: One Sweet Heart

February 9 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Hey sweetheart, want to make one sweet heart for yourself or someone you love dearly? This is the class! Use the heart as a pendant for jewlery, keychain, paperweight- anything! Tell us what you plan to use this sweet little heart for- we love innovation and hearing ideas! Our fantastic member and Blacksmith, Nathan Walker will educate you and all your friends on the basics of blacksmithing! This class will last two hours and everyone will make and take their…

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Kokodemas on a Saturday!

February 10 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

We have become inspired by yet another amazingly beautiful design, Kokedama. Kokedama is a style of Japanese bonsai, where a plant's root system is simply wrapped in sphagnum moss and bound with string, transforming it into a sculptural art form. Loosely translated, ‘koke’ means moss and ‘dama’ means ball. The original Japanese form of kokedama had miniature sculptured bonsai trees displayed on handmade pottery or pieces of driftwood. They encapsulate the Japanese aesthetic of Wabi-sabi, which can be explained as…

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CNC PLAQUE OF LOVE

February 10 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Love LOVE wall plaques? Need a crative handmade gift that is actually machine made?! Want to know what CNC stands for? Learn and LOVE with LJ Durand and make a sweet gift for your loved one! This class is designed to introduce you to the CNC and help you make a gift for a loved one. We will provide all materials and you will leave w a CNC LOVE plaque and some sweet new knowledge! Join us! Cost: $50 all…

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