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Introduction to eTextiles

LA Makerspace

Saturday, May 4, 2013 from 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM (PDT)

Los Angeles, CA

Introduction to eTextiles

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Suggested Donation: $15
Lynne and Matt are generously donating their time to all of you, and we appreciate donations to help us keep the space running.
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One Maker
Makers under 13 must be accompanied by an adult.
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The fabulous Lynne Bruning is back in LA and ready to lend her expertise to guide you into the world of eTextiles or help you with a project you already started.
Lynne hosts free drop-in sessions at hackerspaces all over the world to help foster the eTextile community, meet new conspirators  and make the world a more beautiful place. She runs the monthly eTextiles Lounge and her  eTextiles videos are the most popular on the entire Interwebz.  Come on down and Lynne will help you create and troubleshoot your craft-tech in the blink of an LED!
Don't miss out on this opportunity to learn about conductive thread, ATtiny45s, Arduino Unos, LEDs and more from a true master and alongside other makers in LA that have a love for eTextiles!

But that's not all! The magnificent Matt Pinner of Crash Space will be joining Lynne. This is your chance to get in on the hottest combination of tech and fashion with the people that are leading the charge.



Requirements

Ages: 10+ (Under 13 must be accompanied by an adult). 

Materials: None but if you have something you want to use bring it and a computer if you have one just in case 

Please save a tree and do not bring your printed ticket


Directions
We are located at LA Mart. Look for the very large chair.

Public Transportation
The Blue Line Grand Station at Washington and Grand is 2 blocks away in front of LA Trade Tech College and there are several bus stops within a block as well.

Parking
Parking Lot: $10.00 – M-F; $5.00 ($7.00 non-members)- Saturday and Sunday. Inquire at desk.
Street Parking: Available; See meters for time restrictions
NOTE: Parking on Hill Street is FREE on Sunday

Entrance
Entry on Saturday and Sundays and Weekdays after 6pm is through the Employee Entrance to the left of the main LA Mart doors.


About Lynne:

Lynne Bruning http://lbruning.com/
 

Lynne Bruning is the creatrix of exclusive wearable art, eTextiles and adaptive technologies. Fusing together her BA in neurophysiology from Smith College, Masters in Architecture from the University of Colorado and her family history in textiles Lynne jets thru the universe creatively cross-pollinating the worlds of science, textiles, fashion and technology. Lynne teaches introductory electronic textiles from coast to coast infecting textile artists, electrical engineers and computer hacks with the love of wearable computing and spawning local eTextile groups. Her innovative award winning designs will inspire and challenge you to see beyond the fabric and into today’s technologically complex surface designs.

Lynne Bruning

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LA Makerspace
1933 Broadway
#1138
Los Angeles, CA 90007

Saturday, May 4, 2013 from 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM (PDT)


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LA Makerspace

The Los Angeles Makerspace is a non-profit community space for makers of all ages to work on projects and take classes in software, hardware, electronics, robotics, art, filmmaking, bio-tech, eco-tech, wearable-tech and more.

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