Tag - crafts

Cthulhu Waits Dreaming In My Pocket

Say hello to my little friend. Look at him, isn’t he adorable. My friend Chris made this Cthulhu amigurumi for me. He is truly the epitome of cyclopean cuteness. Chris got the pattern from Christen Hayden otherwise know as...

Pimp My Mixer!

Okay, full disclosure first: We don’t actually have a KitchenAid mixer here in the Technocave (nor in its attached compound). They are wonderous things, however, and I almost one to rush out and buy one because I’m inspired...

The Cross-Stitch Mayhem of Kate Westerholt

The only way to make Kate Westerholt’s subversive cross-stitch artwork even better than it is would be to figure out how to smuggle it into the homes of grandparents across the country, Banksy-style. Or even better, if you are a...

Bloody Saw Scarf!

There’s nothing like morbid arts and crafts, is there? Here you’ve got what they’re calling “The Saw That Dripped Blood…SCARF.” It’s a two person saw (so it’s long enough for your neck, natch)...

Pirate coffee cuff

DIY Coffee Cuff: Is It a Pirate Symbol or...

For those of you who want to avoid using the paper sleeve/cozy things you get at your local coffee emporium, or for those of you just wanting to look cool while fueling up, try this tutorial to make your own coffee cuff.

Podcast Review: Bonnie McCaffery Quilt Demos

For those of you who enjoy video podcasts and are interested in any kind of fiber arts (quilting, wall art, etc.), do yourself a favor and check out Bonnie McCaffery’s awesome (a word I rarely use!) podcast: “Bonnie McCaffery...

Now Available: A Fifth Element “Mr...

Kidding. It’s actually a globe of what the Earth looked like from space after they put up the bigass Shield in Highlander 2. No, sorry. Full of shit again. It’s an Idea Globe–somebody took an old classroom globe, smacked...

Xmas Robot

Mini-Robots and the Invasion to Come: The...

This Instructable was originally created with Xmas in mind, but it’s one of those perennial cool ideas: you make a little robot that stores solar energy doing the day and blinks to “radio home for reinforcements” once the...

How to Promote Both Literacy and Telling...

A neat little Instructables how-to on turning a hardcover book into a clock. Not only is it stylish and imaginative, but when people walk into your home and say “Say, I remember those: is that a book?” you can club them to death...