August 17

This Doctor Who Sonic Screwdriver Pen Tutorial Is Too Cool For School

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It may be time for back-to-school, but that doesn’t mean you’ve got to leave your love of Doctor Who behind. Check out this fun and super easy tutorial from Natalie at Doodlecraft, and you can make your own sonic screwdriver pens.  You’ll be the envy of all the other students, plus no one will ever be able to steal your pens!  This project would make a great party activity too.  Have fun!

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August 16

Boldly Going Where No Socks Have Gone Before

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Linda Jo Park, of BeadKnitter Patterns, has created some out-of-this-world socks in honor of Captain Picard from Star Trek. You can find her pattern here.

She also suggests that the pattern could be easily adapted to reference other characters:

There’s no reason why a person couldn’t do them in Captain Kirk gold, Spock blue (you get two choices there), or even Deanna Trois lavender. Or perhaps you’d rather have Gorn green.

What color combo would you choose? Let us know in the comments below!

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August 13

Pokémon Amigurumi – Pin of the Week

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I actually came across Wolfdreamer‘s crochet patterns a few years ago, and I think they’re fantastic. This gorgeous Cyndaquil just popped up on my pinterest and I had to share it, as well as her other patterns, with you all. She not only has dozens of free Pokémon crochet patterns, she also has patterns for Sonic the Hedgehog, Mario Bros, and lots of other wonderful characters to crochet. Thank you, Wolfdreamer, you’re awesome!

August 10

Make These Beautiful Gallifreyan Window Blinds!

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After finding this awesome tutorial, I knew I had to share it with you all. Kristy GD from the blog Please Excuse My Craftermath posted this lovely step-by-step tutorial, complete with downloadable printouts for the stencils, to make these awesome Gallifreyan window blinds.  Even if you’re not a Doctor Who fan, you’ve got to admit this design is really lovely!

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August 3

Make Your Own Tardis Charging Station

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As Fall approaches, it’s a great time to get organized, and what better way to clean up the clutter than with your very own Tardis Phone Charging Station!  Check out this lovely  tutorial by Haley Pierson-Cox from the blog The Zen of Making (published in its entirely on Make.com)! She’s got step-by-step photos and even a downloadable PDF pattern to get you started.  I imagine it would be pretty simple to size this cute little Tardis up or down to custom fit your own phone or iPod. Plus, the use of plastic canvas helps ensure all your stitching is even and looks fantastic (so no worries if you believe you can’t hand sew!).

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July 29

Weeping Angel DIY – Pin of the Week

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Check out this amazing weeping angel made out of a barbie! Isn’t it awesomely creepy? I definitely have to make one, if I can get my hands on a barbie…

Wich-Crafting has a great tutorial for how to make one here. It’s one of the best weeping angels I’ve ever seen! You could make one in attack mode as well!

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