Arts & Crafts

Adult Coloring

Join us monthly for these relaxed coloring sessions. We will provide the coloring sheets and colored pencils, though personal supplies are welcome as well. The sessions will last from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Questions? Email
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Fab Lab: Sewing Machine Basics

Learn the basics of how to thread, operate, and troubleshoot a standard electric sewing machine in this interactive tutorial. Space is limited due to the hands-on nature of the class, so please register at to reserve your spot.* You can find more information about the Labs at DC Public Library and upcoming classes here.
cross stitched jewelry

Lunch at the Labs: Laser Cut Cross Stitched Jewelry

In this Lunch at the Labs class students will learn both the basics of cross-stitching on wooden jewelry pieces and the basics of jewelry assembly. The class is limited to 10 registrants. Register at our classes page
DiWire Lamp

DiWire Certifcation

You must have taken the Fab Lab Orientation to qualify for this certification.
Mt. Pleasant Zine Lab

Zine Lab

Zine Lab is a monthly workshop where you can do a variety of zine-related things, including:

Destruction Derby

Do you have broken electronics that you want to repair or disassemble? This is a drop-in workshop where you can bring in your broken or discarded electronic devices to either repair them or to destroy them! Kids (6 and older) and teens welcome. Learn about electronics and DIY repair. Please note that you must have completed your Fab Lab orientation to attend this program. Sign up for orientation and other classes here.

Advanced 3D Printing Workshop

This is an advanced workshop for FabLab users who have already taken their 3D Printer Certification Class and are looking to practice their skills. Drop in at any time during the workshop and start tinkering! You MUST have taken the 3D Printer Certification class, no exceptions. Registration is required for this class.  
glitter purple mask

Maker's Social Club: Superhero Day!

Join us in the Fab Lab for a new edition of Maker's Social Club. This month, the Maker's Social Club will be celebrating Heroes Day!   Bring out your inner superhero and create a piece using the design software Tinkercad and our 3-D printers. 

ABC's: A Workshop For Parents & Caregivers

Design your own  cuddly ABC cloth book to use with children.
Laser cut diamond shapes

Lunch at the Labs: Laser Cut Jewelry

This is a monthly craft series at The Fab Lab at MLK. Each month features a different staff made craft project, which you complete and take home. Attendees must register online. If no dates are listed, the class is full.