In the market for a 3D printer? This post from ALA TechSource may help you get started.
Fiskars has started making a version of their self healing cutting mat that is double-sided! It comes in a couple different sizes, too, and has basic inch marks as well as angles. The double-sided version is comparable in price to
Love these fabric markers because the ink disappears on its own after several hours, so I don’t have to remember to wash it out later. Great for shorter projects like accessories or pillows, but not for longer term projects like … Read more >
Let’s face it, Photoshop is hard. Gimp is hard. They are excellent tools, but they have a devil of a learning curve. What is a beginning photographer to do? Picmonkey.
First of all, Picmonkey is web-based. You drag your photo
Twine is a free software for creating interactive, “choose your own adventure” style stories. The software allows the user to publish the stories in a simple html format, making sharing the results on the web fairly easy. The path connection
This is a good, bare bones version of iMovie and allows for all sorts of creative movie-making. Some features are disabled or significantly more difficult to use, though, because of the nature of working on an iPad. For example, this
Coating your hand-sewing thread with beeswax (by running it through the slots in this plastic container) can keep your thread from tangling up and helps it glide through your fabric. This can also be useful for conductive thread, which can
Pixlr is a free, Flash-based online photoediting software by Autodesk. It comes in 3 formats, corresponding to 3 levels of depth of editing ability: Pixlr-o-matic, Pixlr Express and Pixlr Editor. The first two versions are also available as apps for
Arduino is a microcontroller that can be manipulated to do a number of functions from making lights blink to running an automated cat feeder. While this is a great tool to help people get comfortable with programming and circuitry, it … Read more >