Meet the 2018 Makers

In Case of Emergency Press

In Case of Emergency Press is a Bloomington, Indiana print shop manufacturing screen-printed goods for bands, record labels, small businesses, artists, famous cats, and more. We will be live screen printing and selling t-shirts designed for Makevention. Bring your own shirt to get something printed on it!

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Stephen J. Bunjan

Stephen J. Bunjan will have bird and bat houses made from recycled wood.

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Britt Rossman: Briezy Chain

Britt Rossman is a vendor of handmade chainmail jewelry and accessories. We may have other items, such as found objects for handicrafts, available.

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Bona Fide Creations

Bona Fide Creations will have handmade jewelry using wire wrap techniques.

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Wizard of Trash: Terrain and Dioramas

Wizards of Trash will be exhibiting techniques, tools, and materials for building and painting table-top gaming terrain and dioramas.

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Discardia

Discardia will be holding a workshop to assemble materials for the 2019 Trashion backdrop AND Bring Your Bag Bloomington will help visitors make their own reusable shopping bags.

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Castlemakers: Greencastle Makerspace Projects

Castlemakers will have robotics golf again this year! We will have Leto EV3 robots that can pick up a golf ball and drop it in the hole on our (maker constructed) miniature golf course.

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Bloomington High School South: Quadrangles Robotics Team

Bloomington High School South’s Quandrangles Robotics Team will have demonstrations of robotics.

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IU Opera and Ballet Theater

The Indiana University Opera and Ballet Theater will be exhibiting some of our costumes and props. We’ll be showing you how we use them in the new and cutting-edge productions and timeless classics we bring you each season that will thrill, captivate, and inspire.

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Gwen Law and Christy Weezer

Gwen Law and Christy Weezer will be bringing stained glass and laser cut art.

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Southern Indiana Amateur Radio Association: Ham Radio – The King of Hobbies

Join the Southern Indiana Amateur Radio Association to find out about Amateur Radio and its place in southern Indiana.

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Dragon’s Hollow Farm: Fun with Metal

Dragon Hollow Farm’s exhibit Fun with Metal will showcase of metal art (as well as some more traditional things), including scale and ring mail, jewelry, and cast metal sculpture. Additionally we will have some tools of the trade and “in progress” pictures.

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Indiana University and Spockbots

We will showcase an environmental robot boat.

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SCA Shire of Mynydd Seren

The Shire of Mynydd Seren is a local branch of the Society for Creative Anachronism, an organization which strives to help people learn about the Middle Ages in an enjoyable way. The Society offers something for just about anyone who has an interest in the Middle Ages and the Renaissance, the history of the people […]

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Monroe County Public Library

The Monroe County Public Library will be demonstrating our 3D printer and giving attendees the opportunity to try Virtual Reality. Staff will also talk about the many different technology and maker opportunities that are available at the library.

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Mark Krenz

Come see my showcase of electronics and a computer game I’ve created. I will also be selling Arduinos, Raspberry Pi Zeros, and electronic circuit parts bags.

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Abounding Acres

Abounding Acres will be bringing alpaca yarn, fleece and dryer balls, plus angora rabbit fiber.

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Saturday Science

Indiana University’s Saturday Science will be at Makevention handing out flyers about our program. We’ll also have small building and circuit activities for kids to try out.

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Comfort and Joy: Hand Knits

Comfort and Joy will be offering hand knits for sale. We will also have an open knitting, crocheting, spinning and weaving space with instructors. Bring your fiber craft by and and hang out with us!

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Matthew Graphman: Author Book Signing

Matthew Graphman is a local author of fantasy and children’s works. I’ll be selling and signing books at Makevention.

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Lilly Library: Jerry Slocum Mechanical Puzzle Collection

The Jerry Slocum Collection of Mechanical Puzzles embodies a lifetime pursuit of the intriguing and the perplexing. The result is the largest assemblage of its kind in the world, with over 35,000 puzzle. The mechanical puzzles in the collection range from Victorian era amusements to innovative designs made with laser cutters and 3D printing to […]

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FOOLS – Fraternal Order Of Lock Sport

The Bloomington FOOLS teach people to pick locks and to have fun doing it.

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WonderLab Museum of Science, Health, and Technology: Great Gravity Challenge

Make, build, and create as you work with or against gravity in WonderLab’s Great Gravity Challenge!

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Artisan Alley: Art Classes and Opportunities

Artisan Alley will showcase a few artists from our collective and have information and sign-up opportunities available for our fall industrial arts classes.

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Ivy Tech Community College

Join us to learn about Making your Future with Ivy Tech! We’ll have demonstrations of Distributed Computing and Virtual Reality, as well as other potential IT and maker-related projects.

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2DyeCru

2DyeCru dyes yarn with all natural plant dyes. Our dyes are made from locally harvested plants or other sustainable sources. Our yarn is similarly sustainably sourced, some locally from Indiana and some from small mills in Missouri, Canada, and England. We also process and spin our own yarn as well as knitting and crocheting with […]

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ARS Atelier: Forged personal ornaments and decor

ARS Atelier will be showing and selling hand forged pieces for personal ornament and/or decor, made in our studio by hand using forging tools and basic equipment. The materials used are: both basic and precious metals, leather, glass, stones, and other organic materials and found objects.

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Restructify

Restructify creates art and home decor from recycled components We turn recycled, refurbished, reinvented, and reclaimed objects into unique industrial, steampunk, and funky pieces of art.

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The Code and Key Escape Rooms

Code and Key are provide a local escape room experience in Fountain Square Mall and at events around town. They’ll have puzzle boxes, a small pop-up escape rooms, and a place to make puzzles.

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Soapy Soap Company: The Art of Soapmaking

Soapy Soap Company manufactures all natural bar soap in Bloomington, Indiana. They would like to show and tell people about their style of soap making. The audience will be able to participate by mixing in their soap additives such as oatmeal, fennel, clay, etc. Each participant will be able to leave the Soapy Soap Company […]

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Wild Endeavor

Wild Endeavor are a family who make together! They produce wands, cutting boards, hand made jewelry, art, necklaces, crochet animals, and a number of other cool things. Come join them in hands-on making demonstrations!

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Monroe County History Center

The Monroe County Historical Society welcomes you to beautiful Bloomington located in the rolling hills of Southern Indiana. Our History Center offers both permanent and rotating exhibits throughout the year giving Monroe County residents and visitors of all ages a chance to experience what life in Monroe County was like for diverse people at different […]

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Bloominglabs

Bloominglabs is Indiana’s oldest Hacker/Makerspace! We successfully moved to a new facility in early 2018 which was no small undertaking. Come check out our amazing new space on any public night (Wednesdays from 7-10pm).

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Sponsors: Cook Group

Cook Group is a sponsor of Makevention for 2018. We can’t thank them enough for their support!

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Sponsors: IU School of Informatics, Computing, and Engineering

The IU School of Informatics, Computing, and Engineering is a Platinum sponsor of Makevention 2018. We can’t thank them enough for their support!

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Sponsors: IU School of Education

The IU School of Education Make Innovate, Learn (MILL) Makerspace will be a sponsor of Makevention in 2018. We can’t thank them enough for their support! They will have a space to engage visitors in seeing what is possible through making and allow them to do a bit of building/making themselves.  

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Sponsors: Pervasive Technology Institute

The Pervasive Technology Institute at Indiana University has been sponsoring Makevention since it began. PTI provides cutting edge high performance computing and storage to researchers at IU and around the country, and PTI researchers use those resources to tackle problems in Big Data, cybersecurity, genomics, and more. We can’t thank them enough for their support!

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