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3 weeks ago in BlogsVideos
This year I stitched up some skeleton costumes using black sweatsuits and white stretch fabric. I stuffed up the bones to get a 3D effect. For this project, you will need: Sweatshirt Sweatpants Free pattern, printed Scotch tape White cotton...
1 month ago in BlogsVideos
As a kid, Mom made me a handmade costume every year until I asked her to stop (so I could make my own). Here are ten of my favorite DIY Halloween costumes I’ve made and worn over the last decade...
2 months ago in BlogsVideos
This guide will walk though making a plush toy that’s simple to sew by hand. This tutorial is based on my friend Moxie’s Free Range Monsters project in CRAFT Magazine volume 6. I’ve used this project for years to teach introductory...
3 months ago in BlogsVideos
This tutorial demonstrates how to make a silver ring that holds a glass RFID tag. It’s the same kind folks get implanted in their hands to unlock things like door, computers, or vehicles. I’m not quite brave enough to get...
I love being in my studio, whether its shooting a tutorial, using the workbench, or just attending a conference call. Since moving to NYC in 2003, I've always had to make do with a smaller-than-ideal workspace, except for those two...
4 months ago in BlogsVideos
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I recently sold my GH5 and bought a GH5s to replace it. Here’s why: Dual Native ISOI’m excited to be able to capture low light scenes with less grain, which will help improve the quality of what I already do,...
Here’s a comprehensive list of the gear I use in 2019 to capture and edit my DIY projects, tutorials, and videos. You don’t need anything special these days to start out capturing great photos and videos– use whichever camera you...
6 months ago in BlogsVideos
I've made a lot of mistakes in my time in the workforce. At one job, I had the nickname "Becky Four Times" because that's what it took to get things right. What follows are some of my most mortifying work...
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I designed and 3D printed this geometric succulent planter in Tinkercad, which has five chambers with drainage and a catch tray. Find the tutorial and files on Instructables. The post Geometric Succulent Planter appeared first on Becky Stern.
7 months ago in BlogsVideos
This tutorial walks through the process of combining Arduino sample sketches to make a working project prototype. Developing the code for your project can be the most intimidating part, especially if you haven’t done it a thousand times already. The...
Thanks for having me, Jeremy & Max! I was interviewed on The Creativity Podcast, Episode 22. The post Appearance on The Creativity Podcast appeared first on Becky Stern.
9 months ago in BlogsVideos
I embroidered this portrait of my friends Randy and Jenn as a wedding gift! Full tutorial on Instructables. The post Embroidered Portrait appeared first on Becky Stern.
10 months ago in BlogsVideos
Follow along with the build on Instructables. The post Plywood Storage Wall appeared first on Becky Stern.
11 months ago in BlogsVideos
It’s simple to create your own ramp for moving motorcycles in and out of vans and trucks with a few pieces of lumber and special ramp bracket. Full tutorial on Instructables. The post Easy Motorcycle Ramp appeared first on Becky...
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This costume hood can be any LED-eyed creature you choose just by changing the colors. This circuit uses one simple, close-range RF remote to control two receivers on the same frequency, and Arduino code employing interrupts to achieve responsive animation...
1 year ago in BlogsVideos
Eventually, my vintage neon COCKTAILS sign fell off its mounting plate. The supports that connected the black acrylic back plate to the neon tubes became brittle and broke in many places. This guide follows the steps I took to restore...
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Magnetic circuit with bluetooth app controlled LED strip under my Vespa scooter creates ground effect lighting/underglow. Full tutorial on Instructables. The post Scooter Underglow appeared first on Becky Stern.
Organizing the clutter, finding stuff you forgot you had, throwing away junk, and cleaning your workbench can be fun and satisfying, if you have a label maker. I recently overhauled my workbench storage for small parts and tools and want...
This is a list of my favorite LED diffusion ideas, which I hope will provide you with some sparks of inspiration for creating your own next-level illumination. The post 13 Ideas for LED Diffusion appeared first on Becky Stern.
A shelf for my drives! Take a peek behind my computer, and you’ll find a stack of external hard drives and a mess of cables. I keep a piece of fabric in front of this area to help keep dust...
Kevin Kelly and Mark Frauenfelder interviewed me for their Cool Tools podcast. The post Appearance on the Cool Tools Podcast appeared first on Becky Stern.