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Illusion Knitting

Seattle is in a city-wide snow day today, and I can’t think of anything more cozy than staying inside all day, drinking tea and knitting. Turn cozy into epic with an illusion knitting pattern. Maybe illusion knitting’s been around for a while, but I was just introduced to it yesterday […]

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Cross-Stitch Mario Coasters

I received one of the coolest gifts ever from my friend Lisa: cross-stitch Mario coasters. The coasters are photo coasters with a bit of cross-stitch fabric slipped in where the photo would go. Lisa found the pattern from the Mario Power-Up post on SpriteStitch.com. I’m a noob to cross-stitch, but […]

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DIY Literary Gifts

There’s nothing better than being cozy with a good book in the winter. But when ¬†you have errands to run and holiday parties to visit, it can be pretty hard to find the time. With these crafts, you can still bring that familiar book feeling wherever you go. These make […]

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DIY: Star Wars Napkin Rings

Looking for a a quick project to geek up your Thanksgiving table? Bonnie Burton to the rescue! She posted this easy-to-do craft project on The Official Star Wars Blog. Get the kids involved and make all of your favorite nerdy characters! Read all of the instructions at the original post. […]

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Geeky Pumpkins

Geeky Hostess readers are amazing. Just check out these geeky pumpkins they’ve created: Pacman pumpkin by Steve and Shannon (and the prompt for this post!) Triforce pumpkin by Tom Nord The Corinthian (from the Sandman series) by Emily Allen. “Though, lit up in the dark, it looks more like a […]

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DIY Light Up-Shoe Clips

These ridiculously cute light-up shoe clips are fairly easy to make, as long as you have an LED sewing kit available. Instructions below: These would be the cutest thing for a wedding, and the perfect addition to a Fairy costume! Source: The Mary Sue

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Weeping Angel Embroidery

Do you hate your guests? Want to scare them with your decor? Then you’ve got to get your hands on this embroidery! Wait for it… (Don’t look away.) I love the idea of a surprise flap. The snaps are a great touch. No pattern yet, but you can read more […]

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Cute Death Star Dress

Jennifer Landa rocked this Death Star dress at San Diego Comic Con, and has recently shared her secrets of making it with the Official Star Wars blog. The gist? It’ll take a beach ball, a lot of paper mache and foam, and a bit of fabric paint. Read all about […]

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Geeky Fabric

I saw this fabric featured over on Geek Mom yesterday, and thought they were the cutest thing! Use it for quilts, pillows, gift bags, or anything else your heart desires. Find these, as well as Pac-Man and an assortment of other fun fabrics, at Fabric.com.