Crafting with Feminism: 25 Girl-Powered Projects to Smash the Patriarchy
The Mary Sue is pleased to present an excerpt from Bonnie Burton's Crafting with Feminism: 25 Girl-Powered Projects to Smash the Patriarchy, out this October from Quirk Books! Learn how to make a rad pair of wrist cuffs below, and then read on for more information about Bonnie and what to expect from her upcoming book!Read More
You'll knock this DIY out of the park!
When Ant Lucia's Bombshells designs were first revealed, I vowed to bring the line of retro redesigns to life! It's been a year in the making, but I finally whipped out my arsenal of crafts to create Batwoman's Gotham Knights uniform point of fashion: her hat!Read More
Let the felt flow through you.
Like tiny felt Greedo and Han? Then you'll probably be all about Jack and Holman Wang's new book, Star Wars Epic Yarns.Read More
And a bit of elbow grease.
Calling all seamstresses, hobbyists, LARPers, and cosplayers! DittoForms wants to offer dress forms patterned precisely on their users bodies, for roughly the same price of a basic pro dress form.Read More
I ventured out to New Orleans’ largest geek convention, the 2015 Wizard World Comic Con, last weekend and though the majority of the vendors there were selling t-shirts, figures, posters, and comic art (as is the way with ever large convention), I came across a few small, quirky businesses and independent artists that are certainly worth a mention.Read More
Sorry about the mess.
Want to craftily decorate your home for the Hothidays, but don't know where to begin? Anthony Herrera has you covered!Read More
Hab SoSlI' Quch!
Nicole C Mendez is selling the yarn and pattern for this Bat'leth scarf on her Etsy shop. Great. Now I just need to learn how to knit things that aren't misshapen rectangles. (via Fashionably Geek)Read More
Remember: fish only have 1 life.
If your local pet shop doesn't offer aquarium accessories to match your passion for gaming, Kelsey gets it—and she's designed a LEGO way of putting all other fish tanks to shame.Read More
I need to learn to knit now...
Oxford-based Hannah Simpson sells knitted dolls based on her favorite nerdy and horror movies!Read More
NANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANA HAIR BOOOOWWWW.
You can wear this leather Batman bow by Etsy seller Dulcecalaveritas either as a hair bow or a necktie. Or both. Just place bats all about your person.Read More
Put “Learn to Knit” on Your To-Do List so You Can Make This Wonder Woman Sweater for Your Very Own Self
What the hell do I do with these sticks?!
Or you can make it for someone else who might appreciate... nah. Make it for yourself.Read More
A how to make a how to train your how to.
In honor of Dreamworks’ highly anticipated How to Train Your Dragon sequel (coming out today!), we're bringing you easy, geek style DIY inspired by the dragons from the beloved film.
Personally, I love to wear my fandom heart on my sleeve, but sometimes I want to show my geek pride in a subtler form. Not that shiny sequins are subtle, but I’m sure you get the idea.Read More
Do Try This At Home
To celebrate the release of the latest X-Men film, X-Men: Days of Future Past, here’s a fun themed project you can put together in a day. Much like every X-Men movie, I’ve decided to focus on Wolverine. With each film, the big screen has served as a catalyst to build up his character, so in kind, we will be building up our very own crocheted Wolverine. Even though I enjoy Hugh Jackman’s performance, I like Wolverine the most when he’s covered in yellow spandex. So my crocheted version is inspired by his comic costume. I’ve turned this tough, wiseass into an adorable amigurumi, and with this tutorial, you can too.Read More