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Tutorial: Hem a curved edge

Putting a hem on a curved piece of fabric is tricky. When you turn the edges under, you’ll have an inbalance between the amount of fabric to stitich …

Beginner Tips for Polymer Clay

Ginger of BlueBottleTree has a ton of good stuff on her blog. A recent post is her list of tips for newbies to polymer clay. I knew these – I prefer …

DIY Faux Leather Clutch

How to make cold porcelain for miniature figures and dollhouse items - replace polymer clay or fimo

DIY guide – draped skirt tutorial

You might think you have to have a pretty fair body to wear this skirt, but I love it and I can make it longer and I think it is stunningly …

Embroidered Headphones | How-Tuesday

First there were cross stitch iPhone cases, now there’s embroidered headphones! I love how craft and technology are becoming best mates! I adore this blossom design, but if you’re looking for more inspiration, try searching etsy for embroidery patterns or one of my favourite embroidery sites Urban Thread.

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It’s no secret I love flowers – in my apartment, on my desk, or as a pattern on my dress. Pressing fresh flowers is a great way to preserve their natural beauty, and by decorating your phone case with them, you can showcase their vivid colors and add a little touch of nature to an otherwise …

How To Make an LED Punk Collar

Becky Stern of Adafruit has created an LED punk collar using 10 LED bulbs and a black leather collar. Step-by-step instructions to make your own can …

DIY | 12 Leather-inspired projects to try this summer - http://www.poppytalk.com/2013/07/10-leather-inspired-diys-ideas-to-try.html … #DIY

How-To: Everyday Handbag

Make a cute, handy purse that’s perfect daily use with this everyday handbag tutorial from The Stitching Scientist.<p>I love the simple design and the not-too-big medium size!<p>Ready to make your own? Head over to The Stitching Scientist to see how it’s done.

Jaguar C-X75 Prototype

Named in honor of their 75th anniversary, Jaguar's finally giving a glimpse of their super-secret hybrid supercar. The Jaguar C-X75 has been two …

Cool Design of the Day: A Typeface Designed to Thwart NSA surveillance

Check out ZXX, a freely available typeface that may be able to protect your messages from being easily detected or scanned by the big brothers over at the NSA. Designed by South Korean artist Sang Mun, who spent two years gathering intelligence for the NSA during his mandatory military service, and named after the U.S. Library of Congress code for “No linguistic content, Not applicable,” ZXX is available in four illegible styles (Camo, False, Noise, and Xed) with each version uniquely …

Wendy Davis sneakers’ Amazon reviews and Craigslist ad: Pro-choice solidarity takes over the Internet.

The tributes to Wendy Davis began before the Texas state senator ended her 10-hour filibuster to delay passage of a bill that would close all but …

Ambitious Crowdfunding Goal of the Day: $2 Million for the Cardboard Bicycle

Tiny Mechanical Insects Made of Watch Parts

Chicago-based artist Justin Gershenson-Gates, aka A Mechanical Mind, creates tiny steampunk insects by carefully soldering together gears, springs, and other watch parts. The mechanical bugs, many of which Gershenson-Gates can balance on just his pinky finger, are miniature, multi-legged creatures …

Creativity, math, and 12-tone music

We've featured doodling, fast-talking YouTube mathematician Vi Hart a lot here, but her latest, a 30-minute extended mix, is absolutely remarkable, …

Pretty Lights - Full Album Preview - A Color Map of the Sun

Are 'feminine' looks the future of men’s fashion?

Androgyny and 'feminine' looks are all the rage on the men's catwalks – but will guys actually wear these clothes? Yes they will, predicts Maya Singer.<p>Some fashion trends sneak up on you. Others ring out loud and clear. Last week, as the Spring ’14 menswear shows kicked off in London, one trend …

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Senate passes sweeping rewrite of immigration laws

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Senate passed a sweeping immigration bill Thursday that would allow the nation's 11 million unauthorized immigrants to become U.S. citizens, overhaul the country's immigration system and spend billions to secure the southwest border with Mexico.<p>After years of failed attempts, …