Month: June 2013

San Francisco Fine Art: The Making of the Bay Lights

San Francisco Fine Art: The Making of the Bay Lights

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Artist Leo Villareal, along with colleagues Amy Critchett, and Saeed Shahmirzai came to Maker Faire Bay Area this year to discuss their work on the Bay Lights project, an art piece that uses 25,000 animated LEDs across the entire 1.8 mile span of the Bay Bridge in San Francisco.

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James Carrott Talks the World of Steampunk Culture

James Carrott Talks the World of Steampunk Culture

James Carrott, cultural historian and author of the book Vintage tomorrows, speaks about steampunk and how the makers met the “imaginers”.

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CRAFT Flickr Pool Weekly Roundup

CRAFT Flickr Pool Weekly Roundup

Need some crafty inspiration? Here are some of the cool things we saw in the CRAFT Flickr Pool this week!

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Maker Faire Kansas City:  Day One!

Maker Faire Kansas City: Day One!

Thousands visited Kansas City’s remarkable Union Station for the 3rd annual Maker Faire Kansas City today. Union Station is a dauntingly gorgeous venue but the makers stole the show, sharing mad skills, good humor and dedication.

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How-To: 10 Minute Crocheted Hexagons

How-To: 10 Minute Crocheted Hexagons

Looking for an instant-gratification yarn project? Whip up some 10 minute crocheted hexagons!

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How-To: DIY Pintuck Duvet Cover

How-To: DIY Pintuck Duvet Cover

Add some serious class to your bedroom decor with this pintuck duvet tutorial!

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