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Calling all crafters and foodies! Have you applied for the BUST Magazine Craftacular at Maker Faire New York yet? Vendor applications close next Monday, August 15th. The second annual Maker Faire NY will take place on Saturday, September 17th and Sunday, September 18th at the New York Hall of Science in Queens, NY. This newfangled outdoor fair combines science, art, craft, engineering, and music in a fun, energized, and exciting public forum. Over 40,000 attendees are expected over both days. Read More
For the second year, the BUST Magazine Craftacular will bring the most unique crafters and food artisans to Maker Faire New York. We're currently accepting applications for any and all handmade crafts and specialty foods! Maker Faire will take place on Saturday, September 17th and Sunday, September 18th at the New York Hall of Science in Queens, NY. This newfangled outdoor fair combines science, art, craft, engineering, and music in a fun, energized, and exciting public forum. Over 40,000 attendees are expected over both days. Read More
If you’re a fan of Amy Sedaris’ crafting books, you will love Cathy Callahan’s new book, Vintage Craft Workshop: Fresh Takes on Twenty-Four Classic Projects from the ‘60s and ‘70s. Sedaris herself even said "One of the best craft books I've seen. This book makes me jealous." Its organization is unlike any other crafting book that I have read.  She provides historical context for each of the 24 crafts, showing where the inspiration came from, as well as insight on the historic and fantastic “Crafty Ladies” behind them. Read More
Apply now to be a BUST Magazine Craftacular vendor at the World's Largest DIY Festival -- Maker Faire New York 2011! Maker Faire will take place on September 17th and 18th at the New York Hall of Science in Queens, New York; over 40,000 attendees are expected over both days. This year's BUST Magazine Craftacular at Maker Faire features: A central location at a highly trafficked area within Maker Faire (lots of foot traffic!). A large BUST Craftacular tent which will provide cover and shade for all vendors and shoppers. More live crafting demos, including demos from vendors. Read More
    Urban homesteading is a fast-growing trend that encourages a  lifestyle of locally grown and home-brewed without all the aspects of trendiness and upper-classisim instead, replacing it with a D.I.Y sensibility. In other words, being radical about taking care of the planet and making a major social shift into a more money-savvy and environmentally conscious way of living.  In the new book, "Making It: Radical Home Ec for a Post-Consumer World," all the bases are covered. Read More