BY Grace Evans
on May 17, 2011
As much as I love thrifting, some of what you can find in the average consignment store isn’t wearable off the second-hand hanger. I’m not a skilled-enough sewer to be able to take a piece of clothing and reshape it on my own, but given the right instructions I could totally turn awkward vintage finds into something wearable.
Summer Phoenix and Ruby Canner, owners of Some Odd Rubies vintage store, visited the one and only Martha Stewart to teach ... Read More
on May 16, 2011
Have you ever hungered for a pun about beets? If so, look no further than Black Sheep Heap, a small, progressive design house which focuses on projects that promote sustainability, laughter, and social justice.
Their hilarious "puns for planet Earth" are hand-printed onto organic apparel and recycled bags using non-toxic inks. You can even buy an "Avant-Gardener" onesie for your eco-friendly baby!
Stop by the Black Sheep Heap table at this Saturday's BUST ... Read More
BY Erin Wengrovius
on May 11, 2011
I have a mid-week treat for all you crafters out there. Do you like owls? Do you like embroidery? Then you will like this owl embroidery and here is how to make your very own. I first created this craft for my girls at Studio Sweet Studio. If you haven't seen this blog, check it out now. It's addictive! Also, if you like this little guy you can see more of my designs at www.grovius.etsy.com.
Linen or muslin
7" embroidery ... Read More
on Apr 29, 2011
Blythe Dolls: much too scary for children, but much more appropriate for high fashion designers and collectors. From Blythe’s 9th Anniversary “Manga Girls Inspiration” collection, Blythe and Manga are hosting a charity auction donating all proceeds to the “Japan Earthquake and Pacific Tsunami” fund through Red Cross Japan. Starting June 1st—Blythe and BUST fanatics will have the opportunity to own the one-of-kind, super exclusive ... Read More
on Apr 11, 2011
We're still accepting vendor applications for the BUST Magazine Craftacular and Food Fair, but the last day to apply is this Friday, April 15th! Any and all handmade crafts and specialty foods are welcome. Our one-day shopping event will take place on Saturday, May 21st, at 82 Mercer Street in SoHo, NYC.Vendors can apply for a single or shared table. If you're interested in a shared table but need another vendor to share with, we can match you up with someone! ... Read More