Style in my nerdwear

I like a good nerdy t-shirt. Unfortunately they are done usually with the graphic on the front in a really boxy format. Neither of which looks or feels good to wear. So I paired a R2 Shirt with a navy blue t-shirt of approximately the same weight to create a mash-up that was more fun …

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Quicky summer sundress

When I made this one it felt totally like cheating. I used the pre-shirred fabric from Joann’s I got on sale. I couldn’t find a snapshot on the site but basically it was this but in the black and white pattern.   I used my dress dummy to fit the fabric creating the dress with …

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Robot Ornaments

This year I wanted to spice up the ornament project. And I was thinking Robots… I love robots. These robots needed to be able to work for kids as young as 8. They also needed to be affordable and cute. It was also important to include a good does of customizability to them. I started …

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EBMMF 2014 Project: Plushie LED Bracelets: Sew your own electronics

Makers are invited to combine traditional craft and tech by hand-sewing a bracelet and using electronics to make it light up. During this 30-minute workshop, each participant will make a soft plushie bracelet using conductive thread, LEDs, and laser-cut fabric. Each maker will be given a starter kit that contains all the materials they’ll need to create …

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A different take on tattoos

So I like tattoos as an art form and as a form of self expression. Tis was a new take on this. These cool tattooed porcelain figures by artist Jessica Harrison (part of her newest series called “Flash”) is a lovely take on tattoos in a traditional context.   [via madartlab.com]

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Maker Faire 2014 Project: Plushie LED Bracelets: Sew your own electronics

Stay tuned for more designs! The closer we get to Maker Faire! Makers are invited to combine traditional craft and tech by hand-sewing a bracelet and using electronics to make it light up. During this 30-minute workshop, each participant will make a soft plushie bracelet using conductive thread, LEDs, and laser-cut fabric. Each maker will be given …

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