The need for quick movie theatre marquee lights has come up in my life more than once. This is by far the coolest quick method I have come across. [via Craftster.org]
This is a collection of awesome tutorials that I have found. To make the cut, a tutorial has to not only be great but also something I personally would be willing to try. As I try each tutorial I will be sure to include my feedback in the comments.
Tool book No. 1
So I needed an easy neat way to keep my tools together and traveling nicely. I also wanted them to be able to slide into my working apron with ease or tuck into a project bag. This first book book works really well. I have been a bit rough on it and I have yet …
Light up yer Chuck’s
This was a sweet though not cheap method for lighting up a pair of chucks. I think by subbing out the AA’s for a flat polymer LiIon battery would make it even more comfortable.
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]
Book light using binger clip
This is a cool little light made from two LED’s a coin cell batter binder clips and a piece of paper. I thought it very cleaver and I like to ready about women hackers makin’ stuff. via: lifehacker
DIY Lighted Constellation Canvas
This was a quick (relatively) easy fun mood lighting piece from Threadbanger I am thinking a mod using some smaller pin lights like these from Elemental LED would be cool too! (And it can be hooked up to a battery with ease.
Print on fabric with oil pastels
Image reproduction on fabric is something I have been playing with for a bit but this technique from mary and patch is a new one on me. [via Makezine]
DIY Activity Book
The folks over at Cosmo Cricket have a nifty tutorial on how to make a activity “book”. I thought it was a neat idea and takes the “book bag” concept further.
empire waist sweater recon
This sweater recon is based on this tutorial I found on Craftster.org. I tweaked the steps a bit. Steps Try on and mark sleeves Put on dress dummy and mark under bust Lay flat and cut off excess and up the center front Place top on dress dummy and arrange the wrap, mark the …
Vertebrae Hoodie recon via maison des reveries
This is one of the better hoodie recon’s I have seen. I really like the simplicity of it… funky bold and not too fussy. Check out the tutorial here. via diy.allwomenstalk.com
Gaitor Tutorial from Festive Attyre
I found this tutorial for gaiters on the Festive Attyre blog that was pretty darn good… except her image links were broken. But that aside the instructions were written well and that is what counts.
http://lilypond.media.mit.edu/ Cool little e-textile project site.
Link round up – July 2012
Awesome circle skirt calculator from the thesnugbug.com Coletterie.com I have had my eye on this designer for a while. I really appreciate the edge she brings to really pretty things. Her cuts don’t suit my body type at all… but there is something there. Now her new effort the Coletterie blog with it’s awesome content …
Madeleine bloomer variation
I thought this was a really nice variation! I am going t be trying it today http://www.lazystitching.com/2012/05/madeleine-bloomers-variation-the-tap-pants/
ralphpink.com – illustrator pattern making tutorials