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Sew Nerdy Art Show Features Geeky Delights

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The Sew Nerdy art show opens at Bear and Bird gallery in Lauderhill, Florida, and features some spectacular examples of geekery-meets-craft. Some highlights include the awesome crochet Clocky from Pee Wee’s Playhouse by Allison of Crafty is Cool, the NPR Plush series from Heidi Kenney, and other nerdy favorites from... Read more »

ToorCamp Open for Registration


Europe has some pretty awesome hacker camps, but ToorCamp is the only one in the States that I know of. ToorCamp, the American hacker camp, first “launched” at the Titan-1 Missile Silo in Washington State in 2009. We’re continuing the tradition on the beautiful Washington Coast and are looking for... Read more »

The Crazy Hat Ladies of Fiesta

St. Peter’s Fiesta is a five day celebration of the patron saint of fishermen that takes place each year in Gloucester, Massachusetts. Sisters Robyn and Amy Clayton have become infamously known as “The Crazy Hat Ladies of Fiesta” for wearing their extraordinarily crafty homemade hats to the festival. supplies for... Read more »

Visit the Crafty Scene at Maker Faire

If you didn’t have a chance to visit Maker Faire Bay Area, you can still catch up on all the crafty action. I stopped by the Swap-O-Rama-Rama and the Bazaar Bizarre and spoke with crafters in the midst of the craziness. Check out some projects made in the epic clothing... Read more »

Camp for Creative Technology


A lot of what we do at ITP aligns well with the maker community, but understandably, not everybody is in the position to go to a two year graduate program. But if you're in NYC this summer and are looking to get a taste of what ITP is all about,... Read more »

All Aboard 40-foot Steamship at Maker Faire


Romance, power, danger — what’s not to love about a 40-foot stern-wheel paddleboat driven by a boiler full of steam? Stoked by the gang at Kinetic Steam Works, the good ship Wilhelmina is great fun to watch, with its churning red paddles, locomotive linkages, and piercing steam whistles. In the... Read more »