AIBI Fashion Lab

The Apparel Industry Board Inc. Fashion Lab (AIBI Fashion Lab) is a shared manufacturing space for sewing professionals. The lab features industrial sewing machines, cutting tables, a co-working space, and one-on-one training. The organization also provides mentoring programs, scholarships, seminars, technical training, job assistance, and more.

CPL Maker Lab

The Maker Lab, Chicago’s first free and publicly accessible maker space, is on the 3rd floor of Harold Washington Library Center. The Maker Lab features introductory workshops and open shop for personal projects and collaboration. We encourage you to explore the full range of making, both high-tech and hands-on.