Joanna and Summer of Geek Girl Pen Pals chat about turning a casual acquaintance into a friendship and dream crafting skills.
Are you headed on an EPIC QUEST but need a handy item to protect yourself? Are you looking for that PERFECT SHINY ACCESSORY for your fancy hero outfit? It's dangerous to go alone: TAKE THIS (set of instructions for a DIY cardboard sword)!
August’s Iggles Create doodle theme is all about the 80s! To pair with that, IggleStitch is showing you everything you need to make your own PacMan cross stitch bookmark. 8-bit games were (and still are) super popular. Fortunately for us, they are also perfect for cross stitching! This pattern is on Easy mode, for newbies and advanced stitchers alike!
It’s Day Three of IGGPPCamp! We’ve been busy making crafts and making new friends, and now it’s time to craft a friend. Whooo-oo-oo better than the wise owl? Take a nature walk (or a walk down the aisles of your favorite craft store) and find a pine cone to transform into a felt-feathered pine cone owl friend! Get creative with your scraps...any color combination will do. Blathers Approved!
There are a couple of favorite films that come up every year at IGGPPCamp - the 1998 Parent Trap, Addams Family Values, Wet Hot American Summer, Troop Beverly Hills, Friday the 13th - but all of these films are post 1980. As time marches on and we leave the 20th century behind, these films are entering the realm of classic film but, for this year’s Camp, let’s check out some older films. Not all of these are strictly about summer camp but they do all feature camping...in one form or another.
Regardless of what winter holiday you celebrate, if any at all, snowflakes are a common decoration seen in the month of December. So this month's pattern is just that...a snowflake!
We are entering the cozy month of November before the holiday season kicks into gear. This seems like the perfect month to turn to a popular fandom and focus our pattern on a geekier subject: HARRY POTTER!!
This month's IggleStitch pattern is Halloween Monster Cross Stitch! We've got everything you need to get stitching, from the pattern to the thread colors!
Since the IGGPCamp sigil cross stitch project was such a big hit and many people expressed interest in doing more, I've decided to organize a pattern-of-the-month for you to stitch. So let's get stitching, and check out this the autumn-themed September cross stitch pattern.
Take a break from the extreme weather and come indoors for some arts and crafts. Today, we have a very simple yet very versatile craft: salt dough!
Zines are homemade mini-books/magazines usually reproduced via photocopy and circulated among small groups. Here’s how to get started making your own mini-zines. It’s easy!
Did you know that you, yes you reading this right now have your very own unique set of super powers? It's true! Let's find out what they are and then make a superhero mask to help get you ready to save the day!
Here at IGGPPC, we love supporting nerdy entrepreneurs and female/femme-empowering small businesses, and introducing you to them as well! And while Jennifer Holmquist (MagicCatJenny) is a familiar face in the IGGPPC community, we wanted to catch up with her about her shop, her creative process, and what she's currently geeking out about. Plus you can win one of her Nerdy Monster plushies-- Iggle! (note: giveaway is US-only)
The hunt for a new hobby can sometimes be difficult, especially when trying to find one that can accompany the geeky fandoms we all love [...]