June 28

“I Am Groot” T-Shirt

HeyThatsSuper is a t-shirt shop on Etsy in Montgomery, AL, and they’ve got the t-shirt we are all going to need this summer: “Hello, I Am Groot.”

groot shirt

HeyThatsSuper’s t-shirts are 4.2 oz., 100% ring spun cotton, and printed with eco-friendly water-based ink, making them super soft, inside and out. Personally, I love the idea of this shirt, but I think it would be better in a lighter color, something a little more “Groot”-like.

Guardians of the Galaxy starts Friday, August 1.

December 1

Warp Speed Galaxy Shirt

Warp Speed Galaxy Shirt by Punk Projects

While I have a fondness for a variety of fandoms, I would probably have to say I am most fond of Star Trek. There’s just so much to love! That’s why I was drawn to this Warp Speed Galaxy Shirt project by Katie Smith at Punk Projects.

Her tutorial looks so easy – a couple of spritzes of bleach on a black t-shirt, some dabs of paint, a speedy little Enterprise and boom, you’re off to seek out new life and new civilizations!

I love how subtle it is – you’d really have to look for that little Enterprise, but for the trained eye, it would be like an Easter Egg on a shirt. :)

A fun related note – Katie is already known for her Star Trek crafts, as seen in her Star Trek Christmas ornaments project I have previously featured. She also contributed the Starfleet Uniform Apron project (p 80) to my Star Trek Crafts book!

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September 24

Super Simple Star Wars Tees

These home-made t-shirts at ilovetocreateblog look pretty great, and don’t appear to be too difficult to make.

Easy Star Wars Tees

I especially like the negative Yoda tee on the right, which looks like he might be standing in front of the lights of a spaceship. As usual, these methods could be applied to so many great and iconic geeky franchises. Just pick your favourite character/spaceship/vehicle/insignia and go nuts! Make sure you check out ilovetocreateblog to see how these tees were made.

April 27

Friday Round-Up: Fish with Feet

So, this week’s Friday Round-Up celebrates one of my heroes, Darwin. The well-known two legged take on the ichthys symbol  is used by fans of evolution (can a scientific theory have fans? Does it matter if it does or not? It’s popularity’s kinda irrelevant; it’s still true…). Darwin Fish (Or Tonys, as all good Feeters know) are rough depictions of Ichyostega, the remains of which are important transitional fossils between tetrapods and fish, since they have a tail and gulls akin to fish but amphibian style skull and limbs.

So, I present to you my ten favourite crafts in honour of both Darwin and Tony…

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March 24

Let the Games Begin…

Let the Games Begin... And with the opening of the new Hunger Games movie, based on the book, of the same name, they have. I may be one of the few people left who have not read the books yet but I recognize the symbols from it after all the publicity surrounding it.

I also recognize hand crafting talent and these pieces definitely fall in that category. A stenciled shirt and polymer pins bearing the Mockingjay symbol hat people have come to know from this series. The work of Miss K, daughter of PJCrafty, her mother who is very talented as well, the pins and shirt are just a few of the fandom items she has created in the past couple of years.

I do believe, the odds will always be in her favor with this kind of crafty talent.