Author: Katelyn Coyne

By Alyssa Dyar Ignite Studio's Embroidery Kit has everything you need to get started practicing hand-stitched embroidery. The art of embroidery is as old as the production of fabric and as ubiquitous, too. Historically a sign of social status, power, or wealth embroidery continues to embellish...

by Sydney Brink Making your own recipe cards is a great way to stay organized in the kitchen. Cooking is a huge part of my “making” career – and yet, all of my recipes are misspelled, jumbled notes on my phone. My grandmothers both have stacks...

By Hailee Smith Here are some resources and tips for creating and cutting custom templates on Ignite Studio's laser engraver, Cricut Maker, or by hand! While many of Ignite Studio's laser engraver users primarily use the machine to engrave and cut flat objects, it is the perfect...

by Garen Robie Creating snow art is a great way to beat the winter blues when mother nature hands you a bout of inclement weather. We do art everyday indoors at the Ignite Studio, but these projects will take you outside into a winter wonderland! Winter...

by Kris Hurst About Sun Stencil with Watercolors Combining found objects with traditional mediums like watercolor can lead to spectacular results. This sun stencil with watercolors project does just that. I have this habit of rescuing discarded items from the ‘trash’ that I just know will come...

by Sydney Brink What is a New Year Junk Journal? Happy New Year! Many people celebrate the New Year by making resolutions or by breaking in a new calendar or agenda – a new start on a blank sheet! Personally, I like to get a start on...

by Alyssa Dyar Did you know Hamilton East Public Library is making a zine as part of our Season of Gratitude program? Submit artwork to HEPL's Quaranzine  by January 15th! A zine (short for magazine) is a small publication of original or appropriated images and words produced...

by Garen Robie How To Laser Engrave Photos The laser engraver by far Ignite Studio's most popular piece of equipment.  It’s great for cutting out shapes and scanning simple designs. You can make holiday ornaments, key chains, knickknacks, 3-D puzzles, game pieces, and so much more!  You'll...

by Alyssa Dyar The 3D printers were always intimidating to me when I first started working at Ignite Studio. I wasn’t sure of their artistic functionality, so I mostly stayed away from them. That is until we lost a Lego Brick Separator from the Lego wall. ...