Category Archives: Craft

Recycled Paper Books

Making books from recycled papers, take the book home to use as a secret diary, note book, sketch book or whatever you want!

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The Marvellous Mechanical Yarn Emporium

Demonstrations of various knitting machines techniques throughout the day, including the “draw it, scan it, knit it” hack on a Brother 950i. On display is an eclectic mix of yarn-based techniques to inspire you including hacked picture knitting, hyperbolic crochet, … Continue reading

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Fen&Co – Leathercraft

Live demonstrations in leathercraft skills using traditional techniques. Examples of hand stitching, edging and dying leather will be shown with examples of finished products available to buy.

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Karen Rao – Felt a Sporting Ball Workshop!

Follow the ancient art of wet felting to create a fun hand felted ball using just wool, soap and water! Use a ball pit ball as a base but I will also have the ever popular Brighton Rocks for you … Continue reading

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Guest Post from Emily Wright, 2011 Maker

Quite a few people have said to me that they thought Maker Faire was all about technological inventions and digital geekery, but if you were at Brighton Mini Maker Faire 2011, you would have seen that we also had a … Continue reading

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Guest Post from Jay Kendall, 2011 Maker

If you’re contemplating applying to be a Maker at Brighton Mini Maker Faire 2012, but are not sure what to expect, here’s the lowdown from one of last year’s Makers, Jay Kendall. We’ll be featuring different Makers from last year’s … Continue reading

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(Re)Make, Don’t Buy – The Green Ethos Behind Maker Faire Brighton

Surprising as it may sound the upcoming Brighton Mini Maker Faire is very much a Green event, and we’re delighted to have so many participants helping us to get a real focus on ecological issues.  It may sound a bizarre … Continue reading

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