diy

star wars bags

Writer, podcaster and all around geek girl Holly Frey likes to get crafty over on the Star Wars site from time to time. This time around, she’s put together a tutorial on how to make your own Star Wars bags.

The tutorial gives you details on how to make three different Star Wars bags featuring R2, Ahsoka, and the Rebels.

You can check out her full tutorial at the Star Wars blog.

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These unique knits are the work of Anna Mo who uses crazy thick strands of wool and equally gigantic needles to make her creations. The stitches are each three inches thick and will make it look like you’ve been rummaging around in a giant’s closet.

She has blankets, bags and other items available in her shop and you can buy the yarn and needles if you want to stitch a chunky creation of your own.

See more pictures after the break.

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pocahontas

Disney Style is all about Disney-inspired fashion. Their latest video is a time-lapse featuring a model being transformed into seven different princesses including Elsa, Belle, Snow White, Rapunzel, Jasmine, Pocahontas, and Ariel.

I can’t imagine how long hair and makeup actually took to complete, but the adorable morphing princess has a super cute and contagious smile throughout the entire process. And she totally pulls off every single princess perfectly.

Watch the super fun video after the break.

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Knitting isn’t just for grannies—many geeks I know enjoy this relaxing pastime. Whether your knitting a fourth Doctor scarf or an Ood mask, crafty Whovians are going need this timey wimey TARDIS needle gauge.

It will measure knitting needles from size 0 to 17  and has a 2 inch ruler along the bottom to help with stitch gauge. At the time of writing Etsy shop Tangerine8 is taking a short break, but you can sign up for updates and order it soon.

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Sure, you could go out and buy the new Apple Watch, but why do that when you can build and own your very own Apple II Watch? Everyone knows that you should wait for the second generation before jumping in on an Apple product right?

Actually, this is more of a back to the future kind of thing.

The watch runs on a Teensy 3.1 processor and has a 1.8″ TFT LCD screen. It even has tiny floppy drives!

See the watch in action break.

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agents of shield scarf

Director Phil Coulson has been feeling compelled to scrawl an alien script on any and every surface since the end of season one on Agents of SHIELD. Tumblr user concertigrossi was inspired by the glyphs and created a double-knit scarf covered in the creepy writing. It’s subtle and fashionable and incredibly creative.

Even cooler? She details the pattern on Tumblr so you can make your very own SHIELD scarf.

(via Geek Crafts)

DIY Krang Hat

If you’re not fully committed to making an elaborate Krang from Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles costume like this one, you can cheat and simply craft a Krang hat. Instructables user ashleyjlong made the hat for an art gallery project and then realized it would work well as part of a costume. All you need is pink fleece or an already-made pink fleece beanie, felt, black paint or yarn, glue, stuffing, and basic tools.

Creating Krang’s creepy but cute face is pretty straightforward, and this is definitely a project you can tackle in an evening. So, if you still don’t have any kind of Halloween costume to wear, this is a good last minute idea.

See a couple in-progress shots after the break.

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creepy cat

The person who shared the instructions on how to make this Cat Sweater with Zipper says “This project features a cute cat sweater which transforms into a creepy cat sweater thanks to the zipper detail!” — but all I see is creepy cat.

Creepy cat and creepier cat.

Still, if you want to make this creepy sweater and call it cute or creepy, you can. Just stay far away from me.

Head after the break to see more pictures.

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The only way to prepare for cold weather is to arm yourself with warm clothing. I can’t think of anything more fierce than this Klingon Bat’leth scarf designed by Kimberly Gintar. You can stretch out the weapon and wield it and then wrap it around your neck. You can admire it or make your own because the pattern is available for purchase.

See a couple more photos of the scarf after the break.

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duct tape bat cowl

(via Reddit)