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You want a design on a T-shirt and you want it now! Read more »

Indie Spotting made a really sweet illuminated love canvas. Think you can whip this up for tomorrow? Read more »

Growing edible plants on your fence, wall, or balcony is all the rage right now, and for many good reasons. The setup is attractive, the greens and/or herbs are inexpensive and yummy, and the idea is just cool! A friend recently sent me a link to this wonderful take on... Read more »

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  • 06/09/2011 @ 10:00 am
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This 1947 wedding dress is stunning even without knowing the backstory of the fabric from which it’s made. This wedding dress was made from a nylon parachute that saved Maj. Claude Hensinger during World War II. In August 1944, Hensinger, a B-29 pilot, and his crew were returning from a... Read more »

Dana from MADE has a great tutorial for refashioning a pair of boy’s swim trunks from a thrifted pair of men’s trunks. She also shares resources for finding swimsuit materials and creating your own pattern so you can make a full wardrobe of swimwear for your kiddo. Read more »

Back in January, I posted about Sonya Phillips’ “Ordinary Objects,” the everyday objects she transforms by knitting into them. When Sonya tweeted that she would be at Bay Area Maker Faire, I immediately thought how fun it would be to have her knit into one of our iconic Maker Faire... Read more »


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