Category Archives: Resources

Recap: Do Your Own (Solder) Ironing Workshop

You can’t get spoiled if you do your own ironing. – Meryl Streep On March 31, 2017 we held an Intro to Soldering workshop with special instruction by students Jack Doan, computer engineering, and Toby Elery, mechanical engineering. Additional assistance was provided by engineering students Jake and David. Originally we were going to try to […]


Recap: Soft Activism

On February 5, we held our first Feminist MakerSpace event of the Spring 2016 semester. The title was Soft Activism and the focus was on practices of crochet, knitting, and needlepoint in an activist context. Inspired by practices of guerilla knitting and yarn bombing, we explored software tools for making customized patterns and worked on […]


Recap: TwitterBot Workshop

On October 15, 2015 we met for the inaugural Feminist MakerSpace at UT Dallas. In honor of Ada Lovelace‘s birth bicentennial, we joined code and language in the creation of TwitterBots. Members of the Feminist Research Collective joined with students and staff to create accounts to automate posting to Twitter. Some mashed up genres to […]