This is a video of crafter of things, writer, rider (motorcycle and bike), part-time teacher, and animal lover Becky Stern (links to her website with free downloadable patterns) demonstrating how to make some illuminated zodiac embroideries that light up thanks to LEDs and conductive thread in the back. Pretty cool!
In online learning news, this is a video of Jennifer Jones’s precious daughter Delaney recording a video for her first grade teacher detailing how to make an arts and crafts project, while her dad performs an interpretive dance to the Kidz Bop version of ‘Uptown Funk’ in the background. Now
This is a video of keycap artist Tiny discussing the cleverly named ‘Smorgasboard’ keyboard she made that has all food related keycaps crafted out of modeling clay. Most of the foods even represent the key they’re on (ie avocado for A, sushi for S, doughnut for D, french fries for
This is the Grinch arm Christmas tree accessory handmade and sold by Etsy shop Craftadaykeepdocaway (can anybody verify that claim? my deductible is killing me). The $55 arms are attached to your tree via two strong wires and make the perfect accessory for the Grinch lover on your holiday list.
This is a video of Youtuber Elde Art demonstrating how to make an endless folding picture cube, using one of his own Dragonball Z cubes as an example. I won’t lie, the tutorial looks more complicated than my current skill set is capable of tackling. *shrug* I’m a simple man.
This is a video of Japanese embroidery artist Ipnot showing off some of her realistic food embroidery, including this pizza slice with gooey cheese. Pretty wild, right? Maybe not as wild as me, but I had a Red Bull after dinner on Friday and stayed up past midnight. “And?” Honey!
This is the crocheted triple patty cheeseburger crafted by yarn shop Olives and Bananas in Thunder Bay, Ontario, as a collaboration with local burger joint Beefcake’s Burger Factory. As you can see, it’s got everything you need to stack a mile-high cheeseburger “with mayo, lettuce, onions, pickles, a triple stack
This is ‘Lost In Motions,’ a fun stop motion video created by Argentinian filmmaker Fernando Livschitz using 800 individually laser-cut dancer silhouettes. Perhaps just as cool as the finished product though is the behind-the-scenes footage that plays after the short, showing how the entire thing came together. Still, going with