- You can also view the most recent craft-related posts, like a blog.
Tools and Toys
- Craft Stores: Pretty much UK-only at the moment, but we’ll try to sort that out at some point. It’s a bit difficult, though, because we’re in the UK. We can’t afford to fly to America just to see what Dick Blick looks like.
- A good knife sharpening tutorial on Instructables. Just remember what he says: “Safety note: Don’t chop your fricking thumb off.”
- Bookbinding: Making your own notebooks.
- Clothing, Jewellery and Accessories: Haute couture from your own fair hands.
- Creative Sex: Creativity Anywhere includes the bedroom. Knit your kinks out.
- DIY iPod Accessories: Make little gifts for your little white (or black) friend.
- Duct Tape Messenger Bag: we love duct tape, but we call it Gaffer tape over here in the UK, and it’s black.
- Furniture and Household Items: Some great ideas – most of them simple and cheap.
- Gift Wrapping
- Glass Crafts: Something to do with all the empties.
- Knitting, Crochet and Sewing
- Party Projects: Having a party? Well, you’re more sociable than we are, but here’s a few ideas. Be warned: taking a lead from us may not be the best way to keep all those friends you have 😉
- Scrapbooking: It’s having a bit of a comeback, with all sorts of new toys to play with.
- Screen Printing: Sounds messy to me. There’s some good guides out there, though, if you fancy having a go.
- Straight Outta The Box – A Guide To Craft Kits: A good place to start if you want to try something new.
- Easter: Damn, this page was popular in Easter 2006. For some reason, though, it became much less popular shortly after Easter. Hmm.
- Wedding Crafts: We got married recently, so we had to craft it up by making our own favours, decorations, and bridal bouquet.
- See what other people have been crafting on Flickr, at the ‘craft’ tag page.
- How much more inspiring could anything get than the chance to have your own
Ferrari? Well, ok, a knitted one.
- Sharing Creativity Online: you can share pictures in various ways, but you might want to look especially at deviantART, as they’re the only one I know to specifically encourage handmade crafts.
- Craft Forums: a look at some online communities for every kind of craft.
- We’ve not used them ourselves, but craft sellers seem to love Etsy: a place to buy and sell hand made items.
- CaseMods: Putting computers in prettier cases.