Roland Mouret on How to Create a Vacation Bag for the Summer That Wasn’t

As part of our Designer D.I.Y. series, Mr. Mouret shows how to make a denim handbag inspired by a town on the French Riviera.

#do-it-yourself, #handbags-and-purses, #mouret-roland, #sewing

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They Had Big Plans for the Lockdown. This Is What Happened.

As the pandemic drags on, some of us who had grand plans for self improvement as we sheltered in place are tearing up those to-do lists.

#do-it-yourself, #manhattan-nyc, #quarantine-life-and-culture, #real-estate-and-housing-residential, #shutdowns-institutional

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Batsheva Makes a Top (or a Dress!) From a Pillowcase

The Designer D.I.Y. series returns with a sleeveless look for the last stretches of summer, from the pioneer woman of modern prairie dresses.

#batsheva-fashion-label, #do-it-yourself, #fashion-and-apparel, #hay-batsheva, #sewing

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These Scientists Are Giving Themselves D.I.Y. Coronavirus Vaccines

Impatient for a coronavirus vaccine, dozens of scientists around the world are giving themselves — and sometimes, friends and family — their own unproven versions.

#antibodies, #biotechnology-and-bioengineering, #church-george-m, #clinical-trials, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #do-it-yourself, #ethics-and-official-misconduct, #harvard-university, #regulation-and-deregulation-of-industry, #research, #science-and-technology, #suits-and-litigation-civil, #vaccination-and-immunization, #washington-state, #your-feed-healthcare

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How to Make Smartphones Last Longer

In a pandemic-induced recession, it’s more important than ever to take care of our smartphones and other gadgets.

#android-operating-system, #batteries, #computers-and-the-internet, #do-it-yourself, #iphone, #laptop-computers, #mobile-applications, #smartphones, #tools

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A User’s Guide to Face Masks

By now you’ve figured out that wearing a mask is not as simple as all those TV doctors made it look. Here’s our guide to the wear and care of your new mask.

#content-type-service, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #do-it-yourself, #masks, #protective-clothing-and-gear, #quarantines, #sewing, #shortages

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Rick Owens Stitches a Souvenir

In the latest installment of our Designer D.I.Y. series, the designer embroiders a lover’s hankie.

#do-it-yourself, #fashion-and-apparel, #owens-rick, #sewing

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Budget-Friendly Projects for Social-Distancing Weekends

You’re probably not going to be hanging out with friends. Why not do a little work on your home?

#design, #do-it-yourself, #home-repairs-and-improvements, #interior-design-and-furnishings, #quarantine-life-and-culture, #real-estate-and-housing-residential, #restoration-and-renovation

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Todd Snyder on How to Add Patches to Your Jeans

In this installment of our Designer D.I.Y. series, Mr. Snyder stitches print boxers to blown-out denim to produce a whole greater than the holes in its parts.

#coronavirus-2019-ncov, #do-it-yourself, #fashion-and-apparel, #jeans-apparel, #sewing, #snyder-todd-1967

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Hoping to Buy an Aboveground Pool to Salvage Summer? It May Be Too Late

The hunt for pools is fierce as homeowners search for ways to stay cool in the safety of their backyards.

#arkansas, #beaches, #belmar-nj, #boxcar-mobile-app, #central-jersey-pool, #connecticut, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #do-it-yourself, #luxury-goods-and-services, #new-jersey, #new-york-state, #quarantines, #shopping-and-retail, #shortages, #shutdowns-institutional, #swimming-pools, #the-yard

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How to Make a Dish Towel Tote Bag, With Rodarte

Laura and Kate Mulleavy show us how to turn kitchen towels and costume jewelry into a carry-all.

#coronavirus-2019-ncov, #do-it-yourself, #fashion-and-apparel, #mulleavy-laura, #rodarte, #sewing, #your-feed-fashion

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Emily Bode on How to Make a ‘Sweetheart’ T-Shirt

The latest installment of our Designer D.I.Y. at Home series teaches you how to whip up a present for the significant other you may not have seen for a while.

#bode-emily-adams, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #do-it-yourself, #fashion-and-apparel, #sewing, #t-shirts-apparel, #your-feed-fashion

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Stick and Poke Tattoos for the Quarantined

Stick-and-pokes have long been a friend to the bored. Now is the perfect time, right?

#do-it-yourself, #quarantine-life-and-culture, #tattoos

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The Joys of Fixing Your Own Stuff

With jobs lost and stores closed, people are now reviving their old gadgets on their own.

#computers-and-the-internet, #do-it-yourself, #ifixit

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Clare Waight Keller on How to Make a Blanket Cape

In the first of our Designer D.I.Y. at Home series, the former Givenchy artistic director shows us how to turn an old fleece blanket into a coverall.

#coronavirus-2019-ncov, #do-it-yourself, #fashion-and-apparel, #waight-keller-clare, #your-feed-fashion

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How Coronavirus Has Made Us All Very Handy

As we hunker down in our homes, many of us are finally taking on those D.I.Y. projects we had been putting off.

#coronavirus-2019-ncov, #do-it-yourself, #home-repairs-and-improvements, #quarantines, #real-estate-and-housing-residential

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Trump’s Coronavirus Tactics Hurt Cubans, Too

For once, some Cubans look north and commiserate with Americans, even as Washington prevents needed help from reaching their island.

#coronavirus-2019-ncov, #cuba, #do-it-yourself, #economic-conditions-and-trends, #embargoes-and-sanctions, #europe, #granma-newspaper, #havana-cuba, #italy, #medical-devices, #new-jersey, #quarantines, #shortages, #shutdowns-institutional, #social-media, #state-department, #trump-donald-j, #united-nations, #united-states, #united-states-politics-and-government

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Should I Start Wearing a Mask?

The C.D.C. now recommends we cover our faces in public. Here is our guidance on how to best protect yourself, whether you have a mask or not.

#coronavirus-2019-ncov, #do-it-yourself, #masks, #protective-clothing-and-gear, #shortages, #stockpiling

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