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Knitting for Newbies

Ever been jealous of people who can whip up a magnificent scandi jumper of dreams from a humble ball of yarn? Laura Gauld and Shona Mason provided words of encouragement and wisdom to knitting newbies as part of the CreateSpace Online programme, providing…

3D Printing for All: Breaking Interdisciplinary Borders

3D Printer

CreateSpace Student Officers Ranya Al Ghazi and Desmond Manangazira held an excellent online session on 3D printing basics this week, covering everything you need to know to get started with 3D printing at the CreateSpace.  A recording of the session can be found…

Subversive Stitches

cross stitch with smash the patriarchy design

Our CreateSpace Online programme continued on Thursday 11th March with Subversive Stitches, an exploration of how needlecraft has and can be used to express important social and political messages.  The slides for the event can be found below! Pink and White Handdrawn Visual…

Visible Mending

jeans embroidered with flowers

Our Visible Mending online session took place yesterday (25th February), led by the talented Courtney Claunch from the Library and Learning Centre. In this blog post Courtney shares her experience with the art of visible mending and recommends some resources to get you…

Anyone can draw!

Collage of drawings

Our first ever online CreateSpace session was successfully held last week, with Andy Strachan from the Centre of Technology and Innovation in Learning (CTIL) taking on the challenge of proving that with a little bit of technical know-how anyone can draw! By the…

Discovery Days 2021 Presentation – CreateSpace: Learn, Craft and De-Stress

The CreateSpace Team are super proud of the excellent job our student helpers Elizabeth Taylor and Ranya Al Ghazi did at representing us at the University of Dundee Discovery Days 2021 event.  If you did not catch their presentation, it is now available…

Online Events for Semester 2

Semester 2 CreateSpace Events: Anyone can draw, visible mending, subversive stitching and knitting for newbies

Curious about crafting? Interested in illustration? Someone suggest sewing? The CreateSpace is moving online to run a series of free Zoom workshops open to all wanting to find out about how to get started with various creative pursuits, including drawing, knitting and sewing.…

CreateSpace Closed due to COVID restrictions

Unfortunately due to the increased risk posed by the new strain of COVID19 we have taken the decision to close the CreateSpace until risk levels are reduced.  We will monitor the situation closely and will let you know when we can reopen.

COVID-19 and the CreateSpace

Due to COVID-19 restrictions, the CreateSpace is currently operating a little differently from usual: Desks and equipment need to booked through the Library Study Space Booking system (look for the zone called ‘Wolfson CreateSpace’) Face masks must be worn at all times while…

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