BY Web Intern
on Sep 29, 2009
New Sites Make It Easy To Create Your Own Fab Fabric
by Jen Ng
Thanks to a handful of new DIY-fabric companies, you can now take your handmade creations to a whole new level of customization. Are you obsessed with your pet bunny? Reupholster your favorite chair in fabric printed with her likeness. Can’t stand the holiday-inspired textiles at your local craft mart? Create your own neon plaid. The options are endless; all you need is an Internet ... Read More
on Jul 07, 2009
London. Heatwave! Well, without trying to jinx our recent run of sunshine, come the August London Summer Craftacular we don't want punters overheating or experiencing any kind of shopping meltdown. So, we couldn't think of a better way to beat the heat and keep stylishly refreshed than with a vintage tea party. By the way, all you crafters can STILL apply! The deadline is July 13th and fast approaching.
Coming courtesy of London's queen of the kitchy charm ... Read More
on Jun 17, 2009
Congratulations to our grand prize raffle winners from the BUST Spring Fling Craftacular Raffle!
Here is Lauren who won the Batavus bike care of the Hub Station!
Here is Sara Cecilia with her Yudu personal screen printer!
And last but not least Nicole with the Vendor showcase chock full of special items from most of the vendors who participated in the event, like socks from Ashi Dashi, t-shirts from PASTE, items from Glitterlimes, Oliba Soap, Tugboat ... Read More
BY Web Intern
on Jun 05, 2009
It's almost time for Worldwide Knit in Public Day! Events are next Saturday, June 13, all over the world. Pick up your sticks and join in the fun! You can check out the WWKIP website to find events in your area.
The day was started four years ago by Danielle Landes so that knitters could get to know each other. As the WWKIP site says, ''Knitting is such a solitary act that it's easy to knit alone somewhere and sink into your work without thinking about all the ... Read More
BY Web Intern
on May 15, 2009
Check out these super cute fern leggings from Photosynthesis! You can get this cute leafy print on all different items of clothing at the Etsy shop.
Or, you can check the brand out this Sunday in person at the BUST Spring Fling Craftacular! It's at the Warsaw (261 Driggs Avenue, Williamsburg, Brooklyn) from 12-7. Don't forget to wear your garden party best! We want to see wall-to-wall flowery dresses and straw hats!
Your $2 entry fee gets you entered in our ... Read More
BY Adrienne Tooley
on May 14, 2009
The BUST Spring Fling Craftacular is in the Village Voice this week! And it's complete with that super-sexy picture of our very own Callie Watts BUSTing a move at last year's gig. Here's what the Voice said: ''BUST magazine's DIY shopping and party extravaganza is going country this time with their Spring Fling Craftacular 2009. Please be advised that this isn't your average flea of local vendor booths. You're asked to come dressed in your best gardening outfit, ... Read More
on May 11, 2009
M.I.A. catching up on some schoolin' from none other than the master, BUST's own Debbie.Â Do you think she's taken up knitting to make something for her cutie pie baby boy?Â
via jezebel, photo getty ... Read More
on May 06, 2009
Check out this clip that includes two of my favorite things, rad hand made stuff and Mr. MO ROCCA! Mo had to learn how to make his own hoodie for this feature on Etsy and the handmade explosion so he went to the studio of the adorable Ruffeo Hearts lil Snotty proprietor Mackswell who showed him the ropes. Come meet Mackswell and Sarah at their booth next Sunday at the BUST Spring Fling Craftacular in Brooklyn May 17th, 12-7pm. To view all the vendors, click ... Read More