Category Archives: DIY Projects

21st Century Fashion Kit

If you’ve ever wanted to make something thermochromatic, electrochromatic, or inflatable with laser cut lace, a custom RGB LED silk flower, and antique conductive thread then check out my new 21st Century Fashion Kit collaboration with sparkfun. Here’s a look at what you can make: The kit was two years in the making since some […]

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Make: Online, Collapsible Fabric Yagi Antenna

I just finished up my project, Collapsible Fabric Yagi Antenna for Make: Online. You can learn how to make one for yourself on the website. A lot of people have been asking about my fabric color choices. I was inspired by the bright colors of Japanese hip hop clothing company Bathing Ape, and Kid Robot. […]

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Craftzine: DIY Tunic

Learn how to make your own tunic swimsuit coverup from an old T-shirt in my latest craftzine post.

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Craftzine's DIY Fashion: From Maxi Dress to Mini Dress

Up on, my post on how to turn last year’s maxi dress into this year’s short skirt dress perfect for summer.

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Threadbanger: How to Sew with Electronics

Today I am on ThreadBanger showing how to hand sew with conductive thread and LEDs to make the Robot and Friend embroidery from my book Fashion Geek. Download the Robot and Friend pattern from ThreadBanger.

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Craftzine's DIY Fashion: Reinventing Hosiery

Starting today I will be writing a DIY Fashion column for Craft magazine that shows how to follow runway trends on the cheap by making them yourself. My first article, DIY Fashion: Reinventing Hosiery, looks at styling hosiery for the summer drawing inspiration from Prada, Burberry, Gossip Girl, etc.. All of my DIY fashions are […]

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DIY Fashion Model Platforms

Everyone has seen models strut down the runway, but there are actually two types of fashions shows. The runway show, and the fashion presentation. A fashion presentation involves models posing on platforms. Usually new companies will have a fashion presentation during fashion week because it is cheaper. But this fashion week, in honor of the […]

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