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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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