A nice long weekend is the perfect time to start an ambitious do-it-yourself project! Whether you're taking on a camera strap, a laptop sleeve, or pillowcase, we've got geek-approved textiles to inspire your work. If you're in need of some Star Wars, Star Trek, Doctor Who, science, or space fabric, check out these picks to personalize and geek-ify your DIY.
Clockwise from left:
- Star Wars Black Starry Fabric ($10 per yard) — This pure cotton fabric depicts the epic battle between the Rebel Alliance and the Galactic Empire.
- Orion Nebula ($7 for nine by 11 inches) — This diffuse nebula from the constellation Orion is printed on machine-washable cotton sateen fabric. Check out Etsy user StellarFabric's shop for more astronomical textiles.
- Doctor Who Toile ($20 per yard for cotton poplin) — A Victorian-inspired Doctor Who print has TARDISes and Daleks embedded throughout.
- Star Wars Ships ($4 for 15 by 42 inches) — The incredible aircraft of Star Wars is an end-of-bolt cut and printed on 15-by-42-inch 100 percent cotton fabric.
Even more geeky textiles after the break.