Maker Faire this year was really good… sunny but not too sunny crowded but not crazy. And many a circuit was made! Check out it out.
LED Strips + Fake fur vest = Awesome
I thought this vest have a pretty good over view of this method of lighting things up. A spendy project with high impact… of that there is not doubt. [via hackaday]
If wishes were horses… seahorses that is! (Tutorial)
This awesome seahorse pillow (or plushie) tutorial is way more approachable than I had thought it would be. The tutorial is from Katie over on matsutake.blogspot.fr. [via Sewing Corner]
This week in crazy gorgeous: Twilled paper necklace
and tooI came across this awesome twilled paper necklace by littlecircles on craftster.org and just about lost my mind. I love the detail inherent in the work and the composition and colors are fab as well. Little circles also has some truly amazing art posted, free tutorials and a shop at littlecircles.net/ While it is much more likely that …
Added funk to a boring blazer
This could be groovy… could be over the top… but is sure a quick and satifying way to modify a blazer pretty darn quick.
Mind blown: DIY laser guided scissors
This is great… I can’t wait to go make mine. As anybody who has spent countless hours cutting patterns knows staying accurate pays off. Two ways to be ultra accurate; one go really slow and careful; two use better tools. I am not a patient person when it comes to cutting so route number two …
Damn right, Take Back Halloween
Sexy taxi driver, sexy nurse, sexy zombie… the “sexy” costume market is anything but sexy. Especially when manufactures take it to awful kids costumes. The initiative to make all women’s costumes sexy dumbs down women AND costumes. Arrrrrgghhh. This was brought to my attention this morning. TakeBackHalloween.org. It is an awesome site. So many great ideas! Ideas that acknowledge …
LED Prosthetics for an awesome halloween make-up
This is a super neat idea that could be leveraged as is or in less expensive formats. Generally just super cool as always from Becky Stern. [via makezine.com]
Creepy awesome thread by Catherine Rosselle
I came across this embroidery by Catherine Rosselle today. I was blown away. It was just one day after I hosted a hand sewing open lab. I am very inspired by this work. [via Makezine]
Paper doll eTextile Kits
Sooooo cute! These are affordable accessible kits from bitwise E-Textiles. You can buy them on etsy!
Cool collar mod to with a reasonable tutorial
I found this quick and satisfying little project over on Trash to Couture. I know this seems like more of a winter thing… cowl neck an all. But I live in the bay areas and the weather changes mighty quick here.
Groovy little easy to use e-textiles kits
I have ordered this kit! It just looked so assessable and fun to teach. I will be running this one through it’s paces before bringing it to my students.
Northfinding Skirt of Awesome by Meridith
Meridith Scheff from Noisebridge and Steampunk Workshop made this amazing skirt! Read more about it here. [via Craftzine.com]
Cool Bracelet from salvaged electronics bits
The tutorial for this bit of bling over on instructables.com is really accessible. MidnightMaker did a great job. [via instructables.com]
Simple Brass Chandelier
Brass alway has a might fine look… and I adore simple. This project is accessible and not crazy spendy. The project by One Kings Lane has a lot of room to expand on and customize. [via manmadediy.com]