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If you're in Williamsburg this weekend, check out these fairs, pick up a copy of the new BUST, and support independent design!   ...

    We did it! BUST put together the biggest and best shop n' party this city has ever seen! Over 6000 shoppers came to the Holiday Craftacular and let the good times roll with Amy Sedaris and over 200 indie crafty vendors. For most of the afternoon, there was a line reaching all the way down to 6th Avenue! Once inside, happy shoppers loaded up on the coolest and most unique holiday gifts around. And hopefully you stopped by to have your holiday portrait snapped at...

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look good together!Marin Dearie is a New Orleans based artist, designer, and all around rock star. This past summer, a friend of mine had given me a pair of her bird earrings as a gift. Soon after I couldn't help but accumulate an entire flock of different shaped and colored birdies. She also paints!!!Her designs are sure to fly off the shelves, so make like an early bird and get to Craftacular booth E21!!! ...

You can't help but girl crush out on Keiko from Postlapsaria. Not only does she have a passion for pandas and unicorns, but she makes cuuuuuuutest clothes!See more of her awesome designs at booth F1 at the Craftacular! ...

Do you like knitting? Check. What about celebrities? Like them, too? Check. What if you could knit yourself your very own celebrity? You know, to hang out with. Now you can, thanks to Knitted Icons: 25 Celebrity Doll Patterns, by Carol Meldrum (Quirk Books). From Audrey Hepburn and Madonna to Andy Warhol, Mr. T, and Jackie O, Knitted Icons includes basic knitting and sewing instructions to make 25 yarn stars. Each doll stands 10 inches high—perfect for posing on your desk or bookshelf or cuddling up...

To quote the very talented Kate Black of Kate Black and Bad Buttons, "If you prefer the company of humans who can hold their own in conversation and control their bowel movements, this is the mirror for you!"Indeed it is.Not only does Kate make adorable buttons, pocket mirrors, and bottle openers featuring things like cheeky feminist quips, retro bombshells, and my favorite urban critter, but she is also responsible for Joan Jett pendants, kitchy notebooks and the most awesomest 3-D bottle opener ever. And you know...

Now that we've reluctantly made the transition from iced americanos to hot cocoa, it's time to bundle up and brave another Winter. Luckily, Holly Slayton from Artikal N.Y.C. can make the these months a little bit warmer.  I've become completely smitten with her gorgeously handcrafted hats. From cloches, to fedoras, to cocktail hats, Artikal will keep you looking H-O-T-T in these cold cold months. Check these out!  Check out her site, Artikal, where you're sure to find a lovely lid for your dome. You can...

Can you believe that the Craftacular is already less than two weeks away?! We've been busy busy busy getting everything together and we can't be more excited! If you haven't checked our the vendor list, get to it! We've compiled over 200 of the most talented and unique crafters to stuff your stockings this holiday season. Never will emptying your wallet feel soooo good...Oh yeah, not only will we have vendors, dancing, DJs, drinks, and Amy Sedaris (!!!), but we're also going to premiere the...

The Stitch Fashion Show and Guerrilla Craft Bazaar is an annual celebration of independent design, artistry and creativity. Stitch is community directed rather than competition oriented, ultimately designed to showcase the work of independent designers in a new format. BUST is proud to sponsor this year’s bazaar featuring over 100 vendors and a live fashion show showcasing 20 of the very best in up and coming indie designers. Goodie bags to the first 500 attendees!...