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Dream House: Architecture and Design

The Makery @ 2 Sewall Ave, Brookline, MA

Whether it's a city brownstone, a house on the beach, or a cabin in the woods, you will design, build, landscape, furnish and decorate your dream house from the ground up while learning principles of architecture, construction, interior design, and sustainability. Finish off your perfect home with paint, fabric, stone, wood and more.   What we will do: Examine architecture and architectural terminology Learn about scale and proportion...

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$650

5 sessions

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Woodshop

The Makery @ 2 Sewall Ave, Brookline, MA

Looking for an all hands on deck experience? Join us for a skill building workshop series. Explore the craft of woodworking while making a variety of fun and useful items from wood and other materials. Build skills in drafting, cutting, sanding, hand and power tools, gluing, clamping, sanding, finishing techniques, and design.  What we will do: Learn about shop etiquette, procedures, and safety protocols Develop skills in drafting and product...

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$425

10 sessions

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Art and Design Lab (Grade 4th & up)

The Makery @ 2 Sewall Ave, Brookline, MA

Inquisitive minds and artistic spirits wanted. Examine great artists and their creations. Then explore and learn about the new makerspace world in this project based class. Master skills and gain experience working with your hands, tools, computers, and machinery. Join us in “the lab” and test out your creative ideas.   What we will do: Learn about the major principles of art and design including color, shape, balance, pattern, repetition,...

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$425

10 sessions

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Create a Scene: Stage and Set Design

The Makery @ 2 Sewall Ave, Brookline, MA

Sing, act, and make your way into the world of set design and model making. Select a scene from a favorite show, book, movie, or your own imagination. Then build your mini-stage and make your scene come to life and learn a variety of planning and stage-craft techniques along the way. In collaboration with the wonderful team at Artbarn Community Theater, we offer the opportunity to come play with us this fall and make a scene! What we will do: Learn...

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$425

10 sessions

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Sewing, Embroidery & Weaving

The Makery @ 2 Sewall Ave, Brookline, MA

Cut, Stitch, Sew! In this class, you will be exploring a wide range of processes involved in the world of fiber arts. Examine patterns and then learn how to sew by hand and with a machine. You will also have a chance to explore intricate and beautiful techniques in embroidery and weaving.  Skills we will learn: Learn the basics of a sewing machine and hand sewing Explore the theory of pattern making  Practice the basics of embroidery...

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$425

10 sessions

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DIY Superhero

The Makery @ 40 Aspinwall Ave, Brookline, MA

Transform your wears into your game day attire!! Old T-shirts, worn-out jeans, or other garments can be re-imagined into unique and enviable sportswear. Participants will learn how to machine sew and design custom garments made from a variety of provided fabrics. Materials included This class is for Grade 6th and up.

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$325

10 sessions

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3D Modelling and Making

The Makery @ 40 Aspinwall Ave, Brookline, MA

If you can think it, you can model it! Discover the ever evolving world of 3D modeling and making. Participants will be introduced to a variety of software tools for 3D modeling and then learn all about the machines, materials, and hands-on techniques to make these models. One is not enough? Learn how models can be reproduced in different 3D printing materials, on various machines or casted through mold-making.   What we will do: Learn about...

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$325

10 sessions

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Style Makers: Fashion Design

The Makery @ 40 Aspinwall Ave, Brookline, MA

Welcome to the wild world of textiles! In this class you will be exploring a wide range of processes involved in the making of clothing. Upgrade your old or thrifted clothes from drab to fab! Learn the importance of textile sustainability and have fun along the way. Take home multiple finished pieces of your own creation.   Skills we will learn: Learn the basics of a sewing machine  Design, block print, and embellish your own fabric ...

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$325

10 sessions

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Machines, Motors and Making

The Makery @ 40 Aspinwall Ave, Brookline, MA

Learn basic principles of electronics, coding and how to control electro-mechanical components to build a simple machine. Electronics, motors, machines, building, coding and fun! Materials included This class is for Grade 6th and up.

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$325

10 sessions

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Art and Design Lab (Grade 6th & up)

The Makery @ 40 Aspinwall Ave, Brookline, MA

Experiment with the world of design and build unique projects that take inspiration from the great artists and designers of the past and present. Understand what distinguishes their style, materials, ideas, and techniques in order to fuel your custom creations. Fabricate your own items using laser cutting, 3D printing, sewing, printmaking, and a variety of hands-on finishing techniques. Join us in “the lab” and test out your creative ideas. ...

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$325

10 sessions

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Extreme Vehicles

The Makery @ 40 Aspinwall Ave, Brookline, MA

Life in the fast lane! If you dream of motion and movement, this is the class for you. Learn about different types of vehicles, transportation models, and ideas in sustainable urban mobility. Think outside the box to build a unique pinewood derby racer. Then learn skills to trick out your bike, experiment with motors, and install custom coded electronics. Customize, modify, and create with gears, chains, and moving parts and take it to the street....

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$325

10 sessions

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Building and Woodworking

The Makery @ 40 Aspinwall Ave, Brookline, MA

Learn real world construction techniques for building full size, human scale environments and furnishing. Get comfortable reading and creating plans, taking precise measurements, managing materials, and using hand and power tools. Work closely with fellow students build an awesome structure while having a unique team building experience. Materials included. This class is for students 6th & up.

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$325

10 sessions

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Late Victorian Corset Making Pt 2: Construction

The Makery @ 2 Sewall Ave, Brookline, MA

Late Victorian Corset Making Class Part 2: Construction and Finishing Objectives By the end of the class, students will finish the course with a completed, custom, two-layer, late 1880s corset  Course Summary  The art of corsetry arguably attained its apex during the late nineteenth century. Late Victorian corsets were remarkably light and flexible, while still providing ample shaping and support. In this three-session course, you will...

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$385

3 sessions

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Dream Room - Architecture and Design

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IMPORTANT: Because of the local delivery requirement, we ask any students outside of Brookline to be within 3 miles of The Makery, located at 2 Sewall Avenue, Brookline, MA. Get ready to design your dream room! Create your own miniature 1:24 scale laser cut model while learning the principles of architecture, construction, and interior design. Each session the students will meet virtually for 90 minutes and have a follow up “homework assignment”...

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$340

10 sessions

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Board Game Design

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IMPORTANT: Because of the local delivery requirement, we ask any students outside of Brookline to be within 3 miles of The Makery, located at 2 Sewall Avenue, Brookline, MA. Design and make your own laser-cut board game in this creativity filled program of strategy, plot development, designing, building, and making. Each session the students will meet virtually for 90 minutes and have a follow up “homework assignment” that they will be asked...

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$340

10 sessions

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Late Victorian Corset Making Pt 1: Patterning & Fitting

The Makery @ 2 Sewall Ave, Brookline, MA

Objectives By the end of the class, students will be able to draft a custom, late 1880s corset pattern and refine their pattern through making and fitting a mock-up. Course Summary  Many costumers are intimidated by pattern drafting and fitting, especially when it comes to corsets, which require precision to achieve the period-correct shaping and a comfortable fit. This class will take the mystery out of crafting a perfectly fitted, historically...

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$270

2 sessions

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Maker Studio

The Makery @ 2 Sewall Ave, Brookline, MA

Chill and create in this hour long art/tech class. This is a project-based maker studio that will survey a variety of making techniques and projects. Projects are introduced and facilitated by our staff, but students will have time to explore and make at their own pace. If you need a creative outlet after a long day of school, Maker Studio is the place to be! Materials included This class is for Grade 4th and up.

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$225

10 sessions

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3D Modelling Junior

The Makery @ 2 Sewall Ave, Brookline, MA

3D printing is manufacturing of the future, right here and now. Learn the foundations of coding and computer-aided design (CAD) principles using BlocksCAD, an innovative and fun learning tool. Build on the introductory concepts, including loops, variables, and modules, to create unique, personalized, three-dimensional designs. Then see these design come to life as 3D printed items.  This class can accommodate students with or without prior BlocksCAD...

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$225

10 sessions

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Weaving, Embroidery & Loom Making

The Makery @ 2 Sewall Ave, Brookline, MA

A unique building and weaving experience. This three-part program will take you through the process of assembling and utilizing a tabletop loom. Learn how to build and set up your loom, design your own patterns, and create a beautiful and artistic weaving. What we will do Assemble and finish the loom in the woodshop as well as learn about the design and making process to produce the components. Learn the process of warping the loom Learn weaving...

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$240

3 sessions

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3D Modeling Food

The Makery @ 2 Sewall Ave, Brookline, MA

Put a tech spin on your baking and impress the nerds at your next dinner party in this two session intro workshop. Discover the ever-evolving world of 3D modeling and making. In this introductory class, participants will be introduced to 3D modeling software tools and then applying these modeling skills to create molds for a delicious, edible project: custom cakes and decorations! Come away from this class with modeling and making skills, knowledge...

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$160

2 sessions

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