April 13

Battlestar Galactica Mandala Hat

Battlestar Galactica hat

While watching Battlestar Galactica, Steph saw Starbuck’s mandala and thought it would make an awesome hat. (She was right!) She says,

The colors and design are great, and it’s the perfect fandom knit; people who watch the show will probably get it, but those who don’t will just think it’s an awesome hat.

Get the pattern and instructions on Steph’s blog.

As a side note – this was our first ever reader submission! If you want some exposure for your Geek Craft, tell us about it!

April 8

Optimus Prime Made of Cans

Optimus Prime
More than meets the eye? Robyn Lee of Required Eating posted this picture of Optimus Prime made out of cans, taken by Matt Boulton. Apparently, there’s an annual contest in Vancouver where artists make all sorts of amazing sculptures from canned food. After the event, it’s all donated to food banks. They’ve got pictures of entries from the past four years – definitely worth a look.

March 29

Top 10: R2-D2 Crafts

Our first Weekend 10 installment is all about everyone’s favorite Star Wars droid, R2-D2.

1. R2-D2 Cake

Flickr user sugarlipscakes made this R2-D2 cake for Dave’s 30th birthday. Dave’s a lucky man.

R2D2 Cake


2. R2-D2 PC Case Mod

The Contaminated posted this incredible R2-D2 case modification. Unfortunately, there’s no instructions or further information. Not that any of us mere mortals could duplicate this amazing feat of engineering anyway.

R2-D2 Case


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