Welcome back! Please note that required inductions are now found directly embedded in your Course Canvas Sites, complete them as soon as possible to gain access to the facilities and booking systems.

The Makerspace – Textiles Studio – Overview


The Textiles Studio Makerspace is where staff and students of the School of Humanities, Creative Industries & Social Sciences (HCISS) can work on projects, collaborate, share ideas, and problem-solve. This particular studio has a fabrics and textiles focus.

Location & Opening Hours

UNH206 + 207 University House, Level 2, Room 206 + 207

9:00am – 4:00pm Monday to Friday

Closed Public Holidays

Usage & Access Hours

This space is currently bookable by appointment only – Please see Technical Staff or submit a Technical Ticket Request

Access to the Textiles Studio Makerspace requires successfully completing:

  1. The Level 1 General Induction
  2. The Level 2 City Makerspaces Induction

These can be found embedded in your Course Canvas Sites or in the Induction Catalogue:

Certain equipment requires additional specialist inductions.

Usage of the Makerspace is currently limited to students and staff of the School of Humanities, Creative Industries, Creative Industries & Social Sciences (HCISS).

Available Equipment

The City Makerspaces have three tiers of equipment. The equipment found in the Textiles Studio Makerspace in University House includes:

Green – General Induction

This equipment is available for use straight after the L1 City Makerspaces induction

Class Green Level 1 Equipment
  • Hot Glue Gun
  • Scissors
  • Staplers
  • Cutting Mats & Blades
  • Silk Screen Printing

Orange – Specialist Inductions

This equipment requires a specialist individual or small group induction by the Technical Staff

Class Orange Level 2 Equipment

Sublimation Dye Printer†
Felting Machine
Sewing Machines†

* Requires a booking

† Requires Direct Supervision

Red – Trained Staff Only

This equipment is to be operated by Technical and trained staff only

Class Red Level 3 inductions
Zoom Direct to Fabric Printer*†
Janome Digitised Sewing Machine*†
Gocco Pro†*
Cordless Drill

* Requires a booking

† Requires Direct Supervision

Additional Resources

Updated on February 22, 2023

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