Posts Tagged ‘fabric’

Wear it This Weekend: Fabric Headband

This weeks feature is so simple, you could make enough today to last you many weekends! aschnebly made a great tutorial after seeing these same headbands at a store for a ridiculous amount of money. She came home and made her own for way less (and probably with cuter fabric, too!). You can see all […]

Sonic Fabric

Randomly Spotted on the Galactic Interweb… This is so cool! Sonic Fabric is half old audio cassette tape and half cotton. Even though it’s been woven together, it still creates a sound! Sonic fabric emits sound when you run a tape head (the little thingy inside the tape deck that touches the tape) over it. […]

Colossal Condoms For The College Set

This isn’t so much a Craftastrophe as a fun craft we wanted to feature. There’s nothing wrong with being a Safety Sue or a Safety Steve! A twist on the Quillow*, this condom wrapper look-a-like pillow opens up for storage of your very own body condom! These would be a perfect gift for kids for […] Sew Much Fun Sweepstakes

As a Craftster, I’m always looking for great supply resources. is one of my favorites! Their website offers a plethora of supplies from notions, to patterns, to fabric. Even though the supplies are vast, the site is very easy to navigate. The site is organized into five main categories: Apparel & Fashion Fabric, Quilting […]

Make Your Own Custom Fabric Labels

Craftster member vanityandagun came up with a really clever way of making your own cloth labels to sew into things you make. All you need to make these is: – a graphics program – iron-on paper – ribbon – an iron Here are some of the steps but check out the tutorial to see them […]

Customized Vinyl Fabric

This is sort of an old thread, but I just noticed it. Craftster member Spork came up an awesome idea for printing your own fabric, vinyl-izing it (that’s a word, right?) and then sewing with it. So what she did was: 1. she drew her own design 2. scanned it in 3. printed it onto […]

Fabric Dyed Using Shaving Cream

I had seen the beautiful cards made by Craftster member candycanechild where she got this cool marbled look by swirling food coloring into shaving cream and then using it to dye cards. So pretty! But I had never seen anyone do this to fabric until Craftster member bnivs posted pics of the purses and wallet […]

Easy Way To Find Huge Fabric Selection

I’m a fabric-a-holic. I buy more than I’ll every get to use. And is not helping my addiction. They have so many great cotton prints. And they do a great job of categorizing the prints so you can skip over the Unicorns and Teddy Bears and go right to categories like: Thirties, Vintage & […]