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Head chains are quickly overtaking flower crowns as the thing to wear on your hair. Making your own is easy; you don’t have to jump through hoops, just squeeze ‘em together!  What you need:- Flat nose pliers Small charm- 10" long chain for the middle (ours is a ½" wide decorative chain)- Two 9 ½" long chains Two 10 ½" long chains- One ½" long piece of ½" wide elastic Four ¼" jump rings Instructions: 1. Using flat nose pliers, open one of the jump rings. 2. Read More
  New to crafting? Don’t know where to start? Crafterschool might be the first stop for you at the BUST Craftacular, happening this weekend at World Maker Faire in Queens! Crafterschool creates craft kits to go. Not only do these kits have high-quality materials and easy to follow instructions, they also teach you skills you can use in the future when you craft on your own. Read More
   We’ve done it for 6 years so it must be good! The BUST Craftacular is at the World Maker Faire in Queens, New York this weekend (Sat, Sept. 26th - Sun, Sept. 27th) for the sixth year in a row, and it’s going to be sweet. World Maker Faire is already an awesome gathering of people innovating every field from tech to performance art, and BUST just makes it better. There will be delicious food, delightful activities, and dope vendors from all over the country here to bring you their magic. Read More
In case you’ve ever desired a hand-crocheted beanie with an embroidered sloth patch: look no further. The Dahlia Soleil Collection features a variety of hand-crocheted hats and machine-embroidered patches created in Queens, New York. The owner and designer, Paulette, named her business Dahlia Soleil after her 10-year-old daughter. She pulls the inspiration for her work from her upbringing in Barbados, where her grandmother taught her to crochet. Paulette says on her Etsy profile that crocheting gives her an opportunity to speak without using words. Read More
BUST’s 6th annual Craftacular at World Maker Faire is this weekend, (Saturday Sept 26-Sunday Sept 27th) at the New York Hall of Science in Queens, NYC, will have over 60 vendors on hand, including Armstrong's All Natural. Armstrong's All Natural is a line of organic products devoted to handmade, locally sourced products made in small batches. Ranging from products for shaving and showering to sunflower-based slaves to leather conditioners for your favorite fall leathers, their devotion is sure to get you cozy as the seasons change. Read More