Mardi Gras Make-A-Thon Fundraiser

  • COMMUNE Makers Place 19 Eve St, Ersineville Sydney

Looking fabulous this Mardi Gras starts at COMMUNE Makers Place! We're teaming up to serve enthusiastic Mardi Gras punters with cutting edge equipment, up-cycled materials and experienced makers all within the walls of an inner west warehouse. Pioneer of Sydney's queer scene DJ Cunningpants will be spinning tunes for you too. What better way to prepare for Gay Christmas!

We will provide gear like sewing machines, 3D Printers, vinyl cutters, t-shirt hot press, paint brushes, hand tools + more. Experienced Makers of our community are volunteering their time and knowledge to help you make your Mardi Gras costumes or props- Demonstrations will be running all day!

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DEMONSTRATIONS ON THE DAY

  • Basic Sewing
  • 3D Design
  • 3D Printing
  • Basic Electronics & Programming- just incase you want to add some LED bling to your costume

MATERIALS PROVIDED

  • All the essentials! We will have tonnes of stuff for you to upcycle including fabrics, paints, basic sewing materials, cardboard, styrofoam, metal and other nick nacks. Of course there will be glitter and feathers aplenty!

WHEN
Saturday 27th February
10am-6pm

Demonstrations will run at various times throughout the day and a run sheet will be distributed closer to the event

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PRICE

This event is fundraiser for Maker Place Inc and all profits will be donated back into our initiatives such as Ability Make-a-Thons where we design and create assistive technology with people who have a disability. 

Cost:

Single Ticket = $85

Double ticket (2 people) = $145

Saving of $25

Group ticket (4 people) = $ 200

Saving of $55

 

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TICKET PRICE INCLUDES

Ticket price includes entertainment from local DJ’s, light refreshments (pancakes and drinks), some materials and all equipment. Profits made will be donated back into our not for profit association. Makers Place Inc a community facility that provides tools and equipment required for invention to local makers at low cost. Makers Place Inc supports initiatives such as Ability Make-a-Thon’s. To find out more about our for good initiative watch this short video.


WHAT SHOULD YOU BRING

  • If you have a particular look in mind we would advise you bring your own materials. Our collection will include essentials but will be somewhat eclectic.
  • If you are going to decorate existing clothes bring them.
  • Any special fabrics and niche decorative items bring them too.

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