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This is the title of Fiona Goble’s 64-page manual to do just that. Ever fancy a mini knit version of royal heartthrobs Prince William and Prince Harry? This book can help you. Whether you knit or not, these dolls are pretty darn adorable. With the engagement of Prince William and Kate Middleton, who is basically taking every 5-year olds dream job, people are more fascinated than ever with the royal family. Read More
While I can't actually decide how I feel about Charlie Sheen's recent public appearances, I think we can all agree that he's given us some pretty notable quotables in interviews. Subversive Cross Stitch, friends of BUST, have turned some of his lines into darling-looking little cross stitch patterns, which you can check out below and buy online here! I think this counts as winning. Read More
  Coral Charles-Dunne, 91, of Birmingham has an interesting and educational hobby. She spends up to six hours a day knitting breasts of all shapes and sizes to aid in breastfeeding instruction. The knitted breasts are used by expectant mothers to learn various breast feeding techniques. She was initially approached by breastfeeding network volunteer, Bev Dunn, and has been knitting breasts ever since! "I've knitted stacks of stuff for charity, like pull overs, scarves and hats for orphans in Romania,” she says, “Though this is definitely the most unusual thing I've done. Read More
Live music, crafts galore, and a party robot -- what else do you need? On Friday, March 18th from 12pm-8pm, Standard Recording Company is hosting a music and craft bonanza -- Commodore Von Keepsie's Craftacular Music Carnivale -- at Gypsy Lounge. This free, all-ages event is open to the public (no wristband required)!Enjoy complimentary drinks from Treaty Oak Rum and Graham's Texas Tea -- while supplies last -- as you craft your heart out at the Hello Craft Make Something Awesome Tent and screen print shirts and canvas bags from ProvoCraft/Yudu. Read More
They look like the love children of antique dolls and woodland fairies. They practically float instead of walk, with their wafting, floral print fabrics and gauzy layers, their vintage blouses and baby doll dresses, romantic lace paired with tights and/or a-line skirts, stiletto heels or ballet flats, and tiny trinkets. While beloved and adopted by American and European girls as well, “Mori,” as every source will tell you, derives from the Japanese word for “Forest. Read More
Wow! Just look at this! “Horsey” by Eungi Kim is the bicycle attachment that would allow you to live out all of your childhood fantasies of owning your very own pony, or even allow you to pretend that you live all the way out on the wild prairie frontier even though you just signed the lease on that swanky new apartment in Brooklyn.  In the designer’s own words: “horsey” is an attachable bicycle ornament/accessory which makes one's bicycle look horsey! the 'horsey' package includes wooden ornaments (horsey shape body), metal parts, and screws. Read More


BY Emilie Branch in DIY

Winter is not my favorite time of year. I can’t stand being in the bitter cold, only to come home to a heat that seems to suck all the moisture out of my pores. Although I should probably just drink more water, I’d like to use the season as an excuse to try out some elaborate, at home, spa treatments. Read More
BUST Magazine Craftacular Pop-up Shop: tonight's the third night of the enchanted forest of curiosities BUST pop-up shop. Get out of the cold and into the warmth with free hot chocolate and cookies, X-Mas music, and free gifts with purchase. Still looking for a great present but don't wanna go to the mall? Check out the shop, featuring handmade items from some of our most awesome vendors, including Casa Helecho's beautiful hanging terrariums and Susan Helene's handmade jewelry, using Venetian glass beads, healing gemstones and glass. Read More
Come join us for an exclusive six-day pop-up shop as we bring you some of the best BUST Magazine Craftacular  Vendors! BUST has partnered with Hendricks Gin and Gallery 151 to host a sunset shopping spree from Monday, December 13th to Saturday, December 18th. Finish all your holiday shopping in one location down on the Bowery. We'll be open for shoppers from 4pm to 9pm daily with Hendricks Gin cocktails available on certain nights. Besides being an awesome shop, the setting will be a beautiful, tree-stump and toadstool-covered magical forest art installation. Read More