Category Archives: Textiles

Meet the Maker: All About the Stitches

One of the most wonderful things about Gulf Coast Maker & Comic Con is the immense diversity of the things people make!  Deborah Gibson , of All About the Stitches, makes amazing crochet and knitted handcraft. Advertisements

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Meet the Maker: Zuri Crafting

April Aguiar of Zuri Crafting  specializes in some pretty niche fashion accessories.  Check it out! GCMCC: What do you make? AA: I make nerd/geek fashion hair bows and headbands, with the occasional bowtie. I also like hand painting wine glasses … Continue reading

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Introducing the Gulf Coast MakerCon Costume Plank Walk!

In celebration of our 5th Maker Festival Birthday, we bring you the first ever Gulf Coast MakerCon Costume Plank Walk! Why a “Plank Walk”?  Because we’re Makers and we Made it Up.  Also, our mascot Skully is a Maker Pirate and Plank … Continue reading

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Meet the Maker: Dawn McPherson, of Dawn’s Leather Treasures

We met Dawn McPherson, of Dawn’s Leather Treasures,  at the Bay Area Renaissance Festival recently, where we were absolutely floored by her incredible artistry.  We’re super excited that she’s able to join us at this year’s Gulf Coast MakerCon event, and … Continue reading

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Gulf Coast MakerCon 2015 is Making it BIG!

Gulf Coast MakerCon 2015 is more than twice as big as our 2014 event, featuring  more than 75 Maker groups representing a wide diversity of interests, skills, hobbies, trades and professions ranging from textile and other heritage crafters, to amateur radio, inventors and … Continue reading

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