The Beady Eyed Craftster is our occaÂsional round-up of shiny (mostly) art and craft related links from across the interÂnets.
â€˘ Needle felting is another of those crafts Iâ€™ve been thinking about for a while, and so I found this tutorial on Needle Felting Angry Birds very interesting, and the geeky subject matter helps as well.
â€˘ Staying with birds, Misha spotted this cool crocheted chicken pin-cushion on Etsy, and the minibytes shop has some other cool pieces.
â€˘ This next link is covered in bees! Hannah Haworth has knitted 50 life sized bees. As she points out, thatâ€™s 100 antenna and 300 legs. Mind you, if youâ€™re going for a life-sized model, bees are the they way to go. They look brilliant, but her Gallery has some even more impressive pieces â€“ like wolves and whales.
â€˘ Is it too meta to link to a round-up in our round-up? After birds and bees, we need flowers. and the always excellent Curbly delivers with a set of 7 paper flower tutorials.
â€˘ Also following on from the birds and bees; a baby. A slightly scary but cool cyborg baby, plus some other cyber sculpture from Ziwon Wang (via The Creatorâ€™s Project).
â€˘ Not-really-craft-link of the week: BoingBoing brings us Doogie Hornerâ€™s chart: â€śThe Work Habits of the Moon and Sunâ€ť. Which are you?
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