Who’s ready for the return of The X-Files? Less than two weeks in the countdown to six-episode series event, coming to FOX on January 24th. But you can break out your needles now and head over to Fandom In Stitches for their I Want To Believe: An X-Files Quilt & Stitch Along.
Jennifer Ofenstein of both sewhooked.com & fandominstitches.com has designed an X-Files quilt, and is releasing the patterns weekly through March via the Stitch Along event, which includes 12 free patterns, bonus patterns, plus quilt layout instructions. Participants are encouraged to use the hashtag #XFILESQuilt, and share photos of their blocks via the Fandom in Stitches flickr group for a chance to win monthly prizes.
Will you be watching the new X-Files mini series? Are you hosting a watch party? What’s your favorite X-Files episode? Post a comment below and let us know!
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Jennifer Vetere’s husband Robert sacrificed his old Star Wars bedsheets so she could make them something awesome to wear to The Force Awakens premiere. This is only the second dress Jennifer has ever made and it’s the first time she’s ever put a zipper into anything.
Plus, he got a really sweet Boba Fett bowling shirt out of the deal. This back panel is actually from one of the pillow cases.
As it turns out, Robert gave the sheets to Jennifer a full year before she did anything with them. She was too scared to touch them for awhile!
It can be so easy to lose those tiny earbuds, so why not make a cute BB-8 cord keeper to keep track of them in style? I found this quick tutorial by Allison Waken on her blog All For The Boys. It’s a simple project, and for the more adventurous, it would be easy to to adapt for other designs, just in case this isn’t the droid you were looking for.
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Star Trek Continues is a critically-acclaimed, award-winning, fan-produced webseries that continues with the Enterprise’s on-going five year mission, and does so with new actors in the iconic original roles.
Recently, oil artist Emie Morrisette painted an oil portrait of Captain James T. Kirk and ship’s counselor, Dr. McKennah, as portrayed by Vic Mignogna and Michele Specht. Currently, the portrait is hanging in their studio.
Gabrielledeschain posted these shoes she painted for her oldest daughter.
Her daughter found a pair online that she liked and sent over a picture. But alas, these $80 shoes from Colorado weren’t in Mom’s budget, since Mom’s unemployed because of her health.
But like any good mom, Gabrielledeschain wasn’t going to let that stop her. Gabrielledeschain’s mom even got involved by purchasing a pair of plain white shoes. And because Gabrielledeschain already had the paints, she got to working. Her series of photos on Imgur serve as a creative tutorial on how you could paint your own pair of Doctor Who shoes, customized for your favorite Doctor.
“Buttery caramel flavored moist bundt cake drizzled with homemade salted caramel sauce and dusted with Biscoff Cookie Crumbles.”
So begins Kathleen’s post on how she made her Star Wars Sarlacc bundt cake. A pretty tasty beginning, I’d say!
She recreated the omnivorous creature from “Return of the Jedi” in cake form, complete with little almond sliver spikes inside the center and cookie batter tentacles. I think the teeth she added are the icing on the cake (ahem – they’re made from frosting, after all…).
Be sure to check out her other Star Wars confections, such as Sarlacc cupcakes, Wampa cake, Tusken Raiders cookies, and Peppermint Jawa Brownies, as well as her Facebook page and Instagram feed. But I warn you, don’t do it on an empty stomach – her pics are mouth-watering!
Have you attempted any geeky cuisine? Tell us how it turned out in the comments section below!
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