iPad cases are a dime a dozen, but any case that costs $2 is definitely worth a look, especially when it looks like this and can be easily made with some IKEA stuff. This felt iPad case was conceived by Sah-Rah and I have to say that it looks really nice.
At first glance, you might think you were looking at a cheap old-school calculator. But a quick double-take reveals that this is actually a case for your 21st-century gadgets.
This faux solar calculator case is handmade by CB Sew, and looks exactly like the calculator that I used to have before I gave up on these things and started using computers – although mine didn’t even do square roots or percent calculations.
When is an iPhone not an iPhone? When its some other sort of thing, of course. That’s what you’ll get with these fun and functional iPhone cases designed to look like other electronic gadgets.
These vinyl carrying cozies are made to cloak your precious iWonderPhone beneath the facade of a good old iPod or Nintendo Game Boy.
Dice are important for gamers of all types, not just fans of tabletop RPGs, so why not make a dicebag to carry your dice in? It sounds like something from Pimp My Ride, but really, it’s just a nifty project you can undertake yourself.
Think you have enough Space Invaders stuff in your house? Are you sure? Really? If they haven’t yet invaded your kitchen yet, you’ll want to grab these Invaders magnets for your fridge.
In all, the set comes with 56 individual pieces, including 50 aliens, 4 defense bunkers, 1 UFO, and a laser cannon for wiping out the aliens.
When I think of old school analog synthesizers, I think of hard plastic, wood and metal cases, and plenty of knobs, switches and wires. Not so says this crafter, who’s made up this batch of awesomely soft synthesizers.
Brisbane Australia textile artist pulsewidth has created these miniature versions of classic synthesizers from throughout the ages.
Looking for a really cool family heirloom? Look no further than these handmade pixel cross-stitch portraits.
For just $30 bucks, crafter Rubykhan will create a teensy, tiny pixelated cross-stitch likeness of you and a loved one (and Fido or Fluffy too).
Ready to have yourself immortalized in pixels?
Looking for a great piece of art for the retro video game enthusiast in your life? Look no further than this lovely little Pac-Man cross stitch that recently found its way onto Etsy.
Technabob fave artist lostmitten has recently broken into the art of needlepoint, hand-stitching pixel-perfect scenes from classic video games like this one from everyone’s favorite dot-gobbler, Pac-Man.
As an added bonus, you can actually lay your grubby little mitts on this for your own room.
While the daytime is warm and summery around these parts, it doesn’t stop me from catching the occasional chill at bedtime. So what better way to keep warm but with a Space Invaders quilt?
Emily from Carolina Patchworks is at it again with another one of her pixel-y good video game quilts, this time with those pesky monochrome 8-bit invaders coming in for a landing.
The Space Invaders throw measures in at 48 x 67 inches, making it just big enough to keep your kneecaps cozy and warm while you sit on the couch playing one of your newfangled “next-gen” video games.
Each throw is custom made to order, and retails for $250.
The last thing you ever want to see on your good old iPod is the sad iPod icon. This usually tells of some sort of nasty failure of your iPod’s software or hardware, and is often a sign that you’ll soon be heading out to the Apple Store to pick up a brand new iPhone or iPod Touch.
I’ve been keeping my eyes on the work in progress for this impeccable Super Mario Brothers afghan throw, and I’m happy to report that the masterpiece is finally complete.
It took North Carolina crafter Tracy Thomasson (aka ‘thomcatdesigns’) 71 days to crochet this beauty, featuring the likenesses of Mario, Koopa and a Goomba as they go about their everyday lives in the Mushroom Kingdom.
These clever cases may look like retro Nintendo technology, but they’re actually designed to keep your spankin’ new Nintendo DS Lite safe and cosy.
Artist janis13 creates these great classic Gameboy and NES Controller pouches which are just the right size for the DS Lite.
This retro arcade quilt makes me feel all warm and fuzzy inside. The throw features the pixel-y likenesses of Pac-Man, Ms. Pac-Man and all of their ghostly pals (along with some delicious 8-bit cherries).
Posted by s0choice over on the Craftster forums, the handmade quilt is one of my favorites in a long time.
Is your Rock Band drumming keeping the neighbors awake all night long? Are they ready to call the police on you? If that’s the case, look no further than these soft and cozy crocheted covers designed to quiet your percussive emissions.
Created Long Beach, CA textile artist FunkieFresh, the set of handmade covers ties around each of the game’s four drums and helps them keep them down to a dull roar.
Remember that oh-so-fun soft and squishy NES console? The talented crafter who made that great plush Nintendo is back with more plush gadgets, each sewn with amazing detail.
Textile artist Blythe Church has just revealed a sneak preview of her latest creations which she’s preparing to show at her upcoming show “The Pitch of the Stitch”.
Her latest collection of handsewn electronic gear includes an AM/FM radio, complete with soft batteries, a boom box, and an old rotary phone among others.
If you happen to be anywhere near Halifax, Nova Scotia (current temperature: a balmy 19° F – yow) between April 11th and 27th, you can check them out in person at Argyle Fine Art Gallery.