No Time to Sew? A Clip-On Button Is the Perfect Temporary Fix

Just because your collared shirt came with a couple of spare buttons hanging off a tag doesn't mean you always have time to sew a replacement back on when the need arises. So an emergency replacement button that temporarily clips onto your shirt like a paperclip so you can quickly do it back up needs to exist—and,… » 11/21/14 3:23pm 11/21/14 3:23pm

Permanently Attach Your Shirt Buttons Without Ever Touching a Needle Or…

Technically there are a lot of things more embarrassing than popping a shirt button when you're out, but few things are as annoying. So instead of trying to re-attach it by ducking into a bathroom with an unruly needle and thread, these Tic fasteners provide an instant and permanent solution to the problem. » 12/19/12 12:20pm 12/19/12 12:20pm

This Book Has Real Hyperlinks Sewn With Thread

Maria Fischer, a German designer, created this book, "Thoughts on Dreams". She sewed "hyperlinks" onto the book with thread so readers could follow a specific link, er, word or phrase. It was part of an art project to highlight key words amongst a bigger story and somehow visualize "the confusion and fragileness of… » 2/09/11 10:40pm 2/09/11 10:40pm

Dead iPod Cross-Stitch Warms Hearts, Cools Tempers

Surely at least a few of our readers have encountered the dead iPod icon, and now one crafter has taken it upon themselves to immortalize the moment in cross-stitch. No longer will the sad music player invoke the agony of money lost, but the joy of afternoons at grandma's and the smell of freshly baked cookies. (It's… » 6/17/08 2:30pm 6/17/08 2:30pm