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‘3D Print Club’ and ‘Knit and Natter’ meetups

We are going to be trialing two new informal meet-ups at the CreateSpace this Semester – the 3D Print Club, which will be a space for people with an interest in 3D printing to meet, and a Knit and Natter group, which will…

CreateSpace Helper Drop-ins – Semester 1

CreateSpace Drop-ins

Due to the relaxation of COVID restrictions from the week commencing 27th September, we will be offering CreateSpace Helper Drop-in Sessions! Do you want some help getting started with using our equipment, or maybe want some advice on where you can find materials,…

The CreateSpace is open for business!

CreateSpace logo with open sign hanging from the text

Due to the relaxation of COVID19 restrictions, we have been allowed to reopen the CreateSpace and turn back on the equipment (woohoo!).  CreateSpace Staff Helper Theresa has been busy dusting off the surfaces and making sure everything is present and working.  There are…

Knitting in code: From data visualisation to espionage

Colurful striped wool blanket

Knitting is not just about making cosy scarfs and hats! Laura Gauld from the Centre of Technology and Innovation in Learning (CTIL) educated and inspired us recently with her CreateSpace online session looking at knitting in code.  Stemming from her passion for knitting…

Online Design Tools – Free and simple ways to make beautiful graphics

The first session of the CreateSpace summer programme was held this week, looking at just a few of the plethora of free online design tools now available to help those with little or no experience in creating graphics for projects such as social…

Online Summer Programme

Join the Library CreateSpace on Zoom this summer for our free creative workshops: Tuesday 6th July 5-6pm – Online Design tools: Free and simple ways to make beautiful graphics The advent of online content publishing tools has finally made digital design accessible for…

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…

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