Make Shift Do workshop

I first went to Derby Silk Mill Museum this summer when working as an Online Mentor for the Maked Ed community -see video I made about the visit here.

The museum invited me back to run an e-textiles workshop, which was part of the Crafts Council Make Shift Do programme. I ran a “Crafting Frequencies” workshop.

Participants experimented with form:

We experimented out weaving speakers with yogurt pots (inspired by Hannah Perner Wilson’s experiments):

And as we were in a maker space, someone quickly CAD-ed and laser cut some custom circular looms:

One participant made music with yarn:

We shared our work at the end of the session: