This antique Tabriz has been repurposed into a bear rug by reshaping the edge and using the excess fabric to sculpt a 3D head. I find it enchanting, macabre, and adorable all at once.

Becky Stern

Becky Stern

Becky Stern (sternlab.org is a DIY guru and director of wearable electronics at Adafruit. She publishes a new project video every week and hosts a live show on YouTube. Formerly Becky was Senior Video Producer for MAKE. Becky lives in Brooklyn, NY and belongs to art groups Free Art & Technology (“release early, often, and with rap music”) and Madagascar Institute (“fear is never boring”).

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  • Daniel

    HA, a Teddy Bear skin rug, nice.