Gmail fail 2009: a 'celebration' in craft

gmail-fail-whale-3.jpgIf you've been on the internet at any point in the last, oh, three hours or so you can't 'fail' to have noticed that there are a lot of very angry gmail users around. This is because google's mail service is not with us today: it is decidedly borked, totally inaccessible and absolutely absent. And nobody knows why.

No bother if you're a crafter, of course: you can take the opportunity to disengage from the spod box, pick up some needles and get creative. Follow the jump for some perfect projects for times when the computer says 'no'.

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Here is our good friend the Twitter Fail Whale, rendered as a 3D sculpture by the MAKE Flickr pool member known as Hil. You can see a lovely video of the whale 'in flight', here.

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The remarkable piece of 'Fail Whale embroidery' was made by Emdot. It's a fun and iconic image, and I think it works very nicely as here on denim:
fail-whale-embroidery.jpgNow THAT is just taking things a bit far. What on earth will your grandchildren think?
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