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MAKESGIVING: Holiday Make-a-thon

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Milwaukee Makerspace

2555 South Lenox Street

Milwaukee, WI 53207

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Milwaukee Makerspace and the Bay View Neighborhood Association presents MakesGiving: A Holiday Make-a thon!, a free community event from 1pm-5pm on Black Friday. Why buy gifts on Black Friday when you can make them for FREE! Join us at the Milwaukee Makerspace to learn some new skills and get your craft on. Fill stockings and decorate your home with handcrafted gifts and glamour you and your kids make yourselves at our various activity stations.

Gift Making Activities Include:

3D Printed Miniature Refrigerator Vase - Add a magnet and some tiny flowers to a 3D printed vase to bring sunshine and cheer till spring is near. A great gift for someone with a refrigerator or locker!

Handcrafted Wrapping Paper and Gift Tags - Stamp, Finger paint, palm prints and more. Create your own custom wrapping paper or gift tags to put a special touch on all your presents this holiday season.

Laser Cut Ornaments - Assemble and decorate a laser cut Baltic Birch ornament to hang on a tree, a window, or a rear view mirror!

Scroll Saw Feathers - Learn to use a scroll saw to cut out a pair of wooden feathers.

Ever-popular Melted Crayon Ornament - Melt and mix your favorite crayon colors into a clear glass globe. Gift this ornament to share your favorite colors with your favorite person.

Sugar Scrub - Make a scented sugar body scrub for that special someone who needs a little extra pampering this winter. Hint: A great gift for mom or grandma!

Learn to Solder a Tie Pin - Double whammy! Learn to solder and create a tie pin for anyone who has an unwieldy holiday tie. Take that ugly sweater contests!

Braded Fleece Dog Toy - Use the square braid weaving technique to make a chew toy for Fido. Even if you don’t have a dog, you can make one and donate it to the human society.

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