on Apr 05, 2010
From the department of "'nuff said," I bring you the following photo and caption from today's Wall Street Journal:
"Kevin Abraham-Banks, a Sioux Falls, S.D., trucker, likes to knit while passing the time on the road. Here he makes a sweater for his wife." Photo by Gretchen Abraham-Banks
Not only is he knitting her a sweater, but he seems to also have hyphenated his last name, taking her last name along with his Who is this dude? And does he have 5 million ... Read More
BY Intern Laura
on Apr 01, 2010
Warmer days are finally upon us and we are getting closer to the Spring Craftacular on May 23rd! But if you (like us) are growing impatient, check out the launch of craft co-op Better Than Jam's 1st Friday Event tomorrow at The Loom in Brooklyn. The event will feature products from some of our favorite Craftacular vendors including WabiSabi Brooklyn, The Hand of Fatima, and KnitKnit just to name a few and we will be there to hand out copies ... Read More
BY Katie Oldaker
on Mar 29, 2010
After Mo Rocca exclaimed at a taping of NPR’s “Wait Wait Don’t Tell Me” that handmade sweaters were “itchy,” the subsequent backlash from the knitting community made him re-evaluate his position and learn how to knit. BUST’s Debbie Stoller was there to help him on his way. Check out the clip below.
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BY Sophie Turcotte
on Mar 23, 2010
Several BUST ladies have already stopped by Brooklyn Charm and are currently bringing the bling to the office. I can't wait to get there Friday and make my own smashing necklace...
The cool thing about this boutique is the DIY aspect obviously. Expect these major things at the opening party this Friday, March 26th: free classes, cocktails, BUST magazines, and a bunch of giveaways (you can enter to win all week just by buying something before the party) including a ... Read More
BY Sophie Turcotte
on Mar 16, 2010
Brooklyn Charm opens this week in Williamsburg! (Sponsored by BUST!)
Brooklyn Charm is a DIY vintage jewelry shop, featuring local designers, thousands of deadstock jewelry pieces, jewelry making classes, and ETSY consultations. It's a store where anyone can come in off the street and sort through thousands of vintage supplies and build their own amazing piece of jewlery.
Located at 145 Bedford Ave at N. 9th entrance - the old Triple 5 Soul storefront
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