New Zone Combines Jewelry, Leather and Textiles… Plus Lots of Room!

Changes are afoot—literally—in the newly combined Jewelry / Leather / Textiles Zone at the Idea Fab Labs in Chico. To begin with, the Lab recently acquired a Juki Industrial Walking Foot Sewing Machine, allowing members to now sew through incredibly thick layers of material, such as leather and cowhide, very easily. The machine gets its name from a metal piece … Read More

Idea Fab Labs Hosts First Home Brewing Event

Members and guests were joined by local home brewers, Jake Dickman and Cody De Graaff, for the first-ever beer brewing project at the Idea Fab Labs in Chico on Sunday, November 8, 2015. We all spilled into the front yard around 10:00 a.m., each of us having separately detoured through Midtown Local for our respective cups of joe. Jake and … Read More

Teach a Class at IFL

We are gearing up to allow anyone to teach a class or workshop at the labs. Make a class proposal and help us fill up our calendar!