Quick Corral: Constellation Quilts & Banned Books

Posted by Jennifer Morell


The bad news is that it’s Monday again. The good news is that we’ve rounded up some of the best bookish, geeky, and crafty links of the last week to help get you through your day. Whether you are looking for some sweet Harry Potter artwork, or obsessing over predictions for the new season of The Walking Dead, there’s sure to be something here to make your Monday a little brighter.

All Things Bookish

This roundup includes tons of ways to adorn yourself in bookish swag.

A few weeks back, a man in Massachusetts had some very strong feelings about a possible sea monster that he spotted from his fishing boat. Hester Blum took it all a step further by relating it to Moby Dick.

Check out this infographic about the history of banned books.

Here’s an early look at some of the artwork that will be featured in the new illustrated edition of Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone.


All Things Geeky

With a new season of The Walking Dead about to begin, Den of Geek turns to the comics to make some predictions.

There’s no need to hit the arcade—here are a bunch of classic video games that you can play on your phone!

Good news Whovians! The Lego Doctor Who set is coming soon.


All Things Crafty

These gorgeous kaleidoscope-inspired installations are mesmerizing.

Do you have the stamina to sew this incredible constellation quilt?

The beginning of October means it’s officially time to celebrate all things spooky. Learn how to zombify your artwork with this tutorial or alter your silhouettes in a ghastly way.