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CrashSpace Library and Swap-O-Rama-Rama WriteUp

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The event was a educational, philanthropic, and loads of fun. We had nearly a hundred visitors throughout the eight hour day.

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We started with a clean and well organized CrashSpace thanks to a lot of help the day prior.

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We setup the front of the building to collect donations of books and clothing.

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We setup some shade and some of the more messy crafting stations out front as well.

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We taught folks about ETextiles. They learned about electricity and the polarity of batteries and LEDs. They learned of conductivity and resistance of our materials. They learned how to use a multimeter and about testing circuits as they sew.

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We had a lovely batch of volunteers whom each helped with the various crafting activities :

  • painting
  • stenciling
  • silkscreening
  • sewing
  • serging
  • etextiles
  • minor repairs
  • tailoring
  • pattern making
  • alterations
  • deconstruction
  • creating creating creating

Many thanks to Kyle Cothern, Penny, and the CrashCamm for taking and making available the photos!

 

 

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