Amanda Sabo Tag

By Amanda Sabo Hello again all! In January I posted about making and designing T-shirts using Heat Transfer Vinyl (HTV) and encouraged you to test the waters of T-shirt making without much mess. Today’s post will embolden you to try a new technique: screen printing. Screen...

By Amanda Sabo Today, I was looking through Ignite’s collection of maker books, and Andreia Gomes’s Little Loom Weaving caught my eye. With fall finally arriving, I’m in search of that warm, cozy feeling, especially in my decorations. One way to achieve an inviting, homey feeling...

By Amanda Sabo Hello All! Today's laser engraver art blog post is geared to those of you who are already certified to use the laser engraver. For those of you who haven’t been able to get certified because of the COVID closure and our limited services, I...

By Amanda Sabo What comes to mind when you think of HEPL’s Ignite Studio? Maybe, like me, your first thought is that it’s a bright, open, 15,000-square-foot makerspace. Maybe you associate Ignite with having a Fab Lab full of high-tech equipment like the laser engraver. Maybe,...

By Amanda Sabo Ignite is open with limited services! We are so thrilled to see you all again. As I write this, we have our first patron back in the space, using the laser engraver. I imagine our equipment as the furniture in Beauty and the...

By Amanda Sabo Hello Friends! Welcome back for this week’s virtual drop in: DIY bird feeders. Last year I purchased a new house, and the previous homeowner was big on birds. His yard was full of the little guys and had plenty of bird feeders for them....

By Amanda Sabo One thing I’ve noticed teaching Ignite’s Sewing Quick Start session is that our patrons have sewing machines at home that they are eager to use but just aren’t sure how to get started! Since I can’t help guide you through the process at...

By Amanda Sabo Hello Friends! How I have missed you! I’ve been working behind the scenes since the COVID-19 closure, so we haven’t seen a lot of each other. I hope you’ve been taking advantage of our virtual offerings, like today’s DIY cereal box postcard drop-in...