Darth Vader Rainbow Fabric 1/4 yard Cotton


100% cotton Rainbow Darth Vader fabric. 1/4 yard (44″ x 9″)
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Recycling T-Shirt into a Rug


DIY Old T Shirt Carpet DIY Old T Shirt Carpet

Don’t know source for this because you know…Pinterest. 

I need to do this.

I started knitting a t-shirt rug. My carpal tunnel complained big time. I also started making a rug with t-shirt scraps like this. I still have to finish that one but you can never have too many Works In Progress. right?

How to Prepare an Old Book for Altering or Art Journaling – Art Journalist | Art Journalist


How to Prepare an Old Book for Altering or Art Journaling – Art Journalist | Art Journalist

This is a great tutorial on readying an old book to use for an art journal. I find that children’s books are the best for art journals.  They’re usually really easy to find at yard sales and book sales. I tend to grab the ones that make me think the original printing of the book was a waste of paper and it really needs a better life. You know what I mean. There is some amazingly awful books in the kiddie lit genre!

My library also has a constant free box in their lobby. It’s a good place to snag art journaling books and supplies.

Grosgrain: Mismatched Socks? Sew a Sock Snake!


I can’t wait to make this cute sock snake from Grosgrain. Having a family of  8 means lotsa mismatched socks….or socks that get holes in the toes and need to be recycled.

 

Full instructions:  Grosgrain: Mismatched Socks? Sew a Sock Snake!.

Upcycled Darth Vader Helmet


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Upcycle artist and sculptor Gabriel Dishaw makes these incredible geektastic sculptures using typewriter,computer, adding machine parts and other machinery parts  How awesome is that?!  I am quite fond of the Steampunk Darth Vader available right now in his Etsy shop.