Classes and Workshops

The Urban Cat Architecture Workshop

Wednesday, October 1st // 7-10pm
with instructor Keith Rocka Knittel
Learn how to design a cat dwelling by examining historical references, construction techniques and designs.

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Soap Making Workshop

Saturday, October 4th // 2-5pm
with instructor Lisa Anne Auerbach
Inspired by the “House That Soap Built” off of Orange Grove Blvd, participants in this workshop will learn how to make cold process soap with a reusable mold and take home their very own Gamble House citrus soap!

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Embroidering in Architecture Workshop

Saturday, October 4th // 4-7pm
Aunt Julia’s Sleeping Porch at the Gamble House
Artist, author and embroidery designer Jenny Hart will lead an embroidery workshop in the remarkable attic of the Gamble House.

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Refund Policy

Please note: All class fees include a non-refundable enrollment deposit of $25 that will be deducted from your refund if you sign up for, then drop, a class. So, for example, if you sign up for Machine Sewing 101 and pay the $155 class fee, but then remember that you have trapeze school final exams that conflict with the Sewing class and shouldn't have signed up after all, we will refund you $130 of your tuition payment.

Gift Certificate Purchase:

If you have a Machine Project gift certificate you'd like to redeem for a class, please email us at and let us know!

Class Ideas?

Do you have any suggestions of workshops you'd like to see at Machine Project? Email and let us know!

Past Classes

The classes below are over, but if you have interest in any of them, please let us know!

The Urban Cat Architecture Workshop

Afternoon Tea with the Women of the Gamble House

The Gamble Birdhouse Workshop

Letter Writing Workshop

Paper Cutting Workshop

Plant Preservation and Natural Perfumery Workshop

Solar Sun Chime Workshop

Scraping, Munging and Mining


Becoming More Anonymous

Beginning Raspberry Pi – Getting Started with Video and Audio

Wild Clay Workshop – SOLD OUT!

Data Art Workshop – SOLD OUT

PhoneGap 101: Utilizing Web Technologies for Mobile Apps

Palm-Reading and Life-Casting Workshop

Neanderthalism: Handmade Art Materials from your Backyard Workshop

Web Fundamentals for Mobile Design Workshop

Workshop on Workshops NYC

Make Your Own Algae Sculpture – SOLD OUT

Intro to Arduino – Sold Out

The Entrancingly Entropic World of Terry Fuckwitt – Jason Torchinsky

Raspberry Pi Camera Module Workshop – Time Lapse Video

Becoming Anonymous

Bread Baking Using Naturally Leavened Dough and Whole Grain Flour

Experimental Casting Workshop at Center for the Arts Eagle Rock

Digital Cameras + Circuit Bending = Glitch Art

Improv for People Who Would Never Take an Improv Class

DIY Bitters Making & Tasting Workshop

Advanced Processing: Programming Generative Art

Introduction to Processing: Programming Fundamentals

Bulgarian Singing Workshop – Kate Conklin

Automatic Embroidery and Ghostly Encounters

Embroidery for Artists at 1450 Ocean

Musical Soldering at 1450 Ocean

Experimental Casting Workshop

Indian Classical Tabla and Vocal Workshop

Beginning Raspberry Pi Workshop: Make an HD Video Player

Cigar Box Spring/Slinky Reverb Workshop

Embroidering Neutra VDL Workshop

Programming the iPhone 101

3d Video Mapping Workshop

Electric Bodies Workshop

Seeing and Hearing Patterns in Sound Workshop

Light-Sensitive Oscillators: Learn to Make Sound Circuits

Intro to Arduino

Anne Hars – Architectural Drafting for Hackers, Makers and Visionary Dilettantes

Guitar Pedal Building Workshop

Interactive Ping Pong Music

Yodels of the World

Pantomime Workshop

Glitch Art Workshop

DIY Art Space or Whatever

Bulgarian Singing Workshop

College of Lockpicking

Embroidery For Artists

Workshops from the Workshop on Workshops

DIY Tonic & Bitters Class

Intro to Arduino

Lie Detector Workshop

Musical Soldering Workshop

Mind Reading Workshop

Field Recording Workshop

Sound Synthesis Class


Lots Of Knots Workshop

Experiments in Hydraulics and Pneumatics

Drawing and Drones

Bulgarian Singing Workshop


Machine Drawing & Dissection Workshop

Intro to Arduino

Aerobic Butter and Anaerobic Bread workshops

Mask-Making Workshop

Third Eye Workshop


TREE WEAVE: Plein Air Back Strap Loom Workshop

Bodies, Sensors, and Sound workshop

Public Labs Map Making Workshop

Noise Object Workshop and Group Sound Experiment

Staple Draping Workshop