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8 Geek-Approved Fabrics For Your Weekend DIY

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.

Clockwise from left:

  • Star Trek with Captain Kirk and Spock ($16 per yard) — The inseparable spacefaring duo of Captain Kirk and Spock team up once again on this 100 percent cotton fabric.
  • Doctor Who Screen-Printed TARDIS ($14 for 21 by 18 inches) — These time-traveling transports were screen printed by hand with water-based ink on a dotted gray 100 percent cotton broadcloth.
  • Graph Paper ($8 per yard) — This organic cotton textile features beakers, explosions, elements, Einstein equations, and other labtastic images.
  • Periodic Shells ($14 for seven eight-inch squares) — The colorful cotton squares have periodic orbital shells of hydrogen, boron, and more.
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