Textiles open lab: Laser Cut Fabric

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This workshop is part of the Sewing and textile Open Lab series currently held at Ace Monster Toys in Oakland. See the Events Calendar for more information about individual labs.

Duration: 2+ hours

The focus of this open lab is laser cut fabric and textiles.  Feel free to bring your .dxf files and materials if you have a laser cut project you want to work on.* A few things that will happen for sure are:

  • Basic safety procedures when using the laser
  • What not to try to cut
  • Leather and why is smells vaugly like bbq
  • Etching on existing clothes
  • CUTTING… nylon, bamboo felt, polyester, cotton… and whatever else our imagination allows.

Every open lab has a general focus but is not limited to that topic. All of the regular open lab parameters also apply to this workshop. Come work on your sewing, pattern, repair and the textile based projects with like minded folks. Lab is also a great place practice and build your core textile skill set.

*Laser time fees will apply. Please visit acemonstertoys.org/wiki for more information. Also if you are interested in laser cutting your project it will help you to arrive at the beginning of the lab.

This open lab is has a casual format. For more formal classes please see specific events and workshops by The Crafty Avenger folks.

*Laser time fees will apply. Please visit acemonstertoys.org/wiki for more information. Also if you are interested in laser cutting your project it will help you to arrive at the beginning of the lab.

Current schedule of classes, including times and locations click here.

If you are interested in having me teach for your org or hold a event for your group please contact at info@thecraftyavenger.com.