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If you’re considering giving a dude a tie this xmas, consider making it yourself! Michele Beschen shows you how to print and sew a classy tie over on Etsy. I’m not 100% sold on the “geek power” pattern on this one, but the tutorial for sewing the tie is rock solid.

Becky Stern

Becky Stern

Becky Stern ( 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”).

  • Seanna Lea

    You are spot on. HTML is definitely not geeky enough for Geek Power. It should be at least Java or JavaScript.