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We all could use more art in our IG feeds, so get your "Follow" finger ready. Each of these ladies is making truly incredible creations with a needle, floss, and some basic embroidery moves. Whether you're looking for project motivation or just general inspiration, these artists deliver, one stitch at a time. Britt Hutchinson @tinycup_ This Chicago needleworker's chill skeletons are made all the more endearing (and impressive!) by their diminutive size. Teresa Lim @teeteeheehee Travel landscapes and simple outlines of her signature girls against colorful backgrounds are this...
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“Indecency among the Margate Bathers comes round as regularly as the season itself.” - The Era, 23 July 1865 In Victorian England, it was generally believed that the sexes should be kept apart when bathing. To that end, the gentlemen’s wheeled bathing machines at the beach were often kept as much as a quarter of a mile away from the ladies’ machines. This allowed both ladies and gentlemen to enter their respective machines, change into their swimming costumes, and descend into the waves for a swim all...
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When Donald Trump swept into the White House this past January, he left those of us who prioritize facts, transparency, immigrant rights, and equality feeling overwhelmed and unsafe. In an ideal situation, the government would be addressing our concerns, but since the new administration is merely exacerbating them, many are looking to private-sector advocacy groups for help. That’s where Lisa Graves, Vicki B. Gaubeca, and Heidi Beirich come in—three brave and brilliant social justice detectives working diligently to keep America great. They seek to shed...
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This past weekend, people headed from all over the country to Northeast PA for BangOn NYC’s Elements Music & Art Festival which featured chill vibes, self care workshops and a slew of artists. BUST followed the BAE collective’s transcendent LGBTQIA events throughout the weekend. BAE is a female identifying, cis, trans run collective providing a safe place for artists to come together support and thrive. The Conclusion of BAE's Women in Music and Nightlife panel The conclusion of BAE's Bass Yoga The BAE in crew in the woods near...
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Louise Walker of Sincerely Louise is an indie knitting pattern designer and author specializing in faux taxidermy. We’ve had our eye on Louise and her delightful designs since we came across her book of knitting patterns, Faux Taxidermy Knits, a few years ago. The quirky patterns include a fox scarf, a mole door stop and even a tifer-skin rug. Needless to say, we are thrilled that Louise will be joining us this Sunday, 4 June, at York Hall in east London for her first ever...
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We know that using menstrual cups can save all kinds of tampons and pads from landfills. But now, they can also save girls from missing school. For every menstrual cup purchased, Ruby Cup (rubycup.com) donates one to a girl in East Africa, where pads are expensive and not having adequate options can often keep girls at home during their time of the month. The cups are distributed by way of an educational workshop that teaches reproductive health and also aims to take the stigma out...
Support Feminist Media! During these troubling political times, independent feminist media is more vital than ever. If our bold, uncensored reporting on women’s issues is important to you, please consider making a donation of $5, $25, $50, or whatever you can afford, to protect and sustain BUST.com. Thanks so much—we can’t spell BUST without U.
York Hall in Bethnal Green is going to be literally bursting with crafty goodness on 4 June, when the London BUST Summer Craftacular rolls back into town. There will be over 70 awesome designer-makers selling their wares, and we've also put together a pretty amazing line-up of DIY workshops. Check out this little lot and get crafty next Sunday...    Put pen to paper and learn the art of modern – and on trend – brush lettering with super stationery creator Betty Etiquette. 12-1pm: £5 book online HERE, and 1-2pm: £5 book HERE.   Learn to...
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Happy National Wine Day! While sometimes these hashtag holidays can get out of hand (did you know yesterday was National Scavenger Hunt Day?) we are always down to celebrate our favorite fermented grape adult beverage. Whether you're a wine connoisseur like Scandal's Olivia Pope (above), or you can't tell the difference between Trader Joe's cheapest vintage and a classy bottle like Parks & Rec's Leslie Knope (and me), we've got the perfect TV-lady-drinking-wine-gif for you. 1. Betty Draper on Mad Men 2. Amy Schumer on Inside Amy Schumer 3. Issa...
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In the mid-nineteenth century, Charles Dickens had a small, shaggy Havana spaniel named Timber Doodle. Dickens had acquired Timber during a visit to America and the little dog soon became his constant companion, even accompanying him on his travels. It was during one of these foreign excursions that Timber suffered from a very severe infestation of fleas. The solution was extreme. As Dickens relates in an 1844 letter: “Timber has had every hair upon his body cut off because of the fleas, and he looks like...
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  Etsy has been dominating the handmade market for years, but anyone who’s tried scrolling through 3,000 pages for just the right scarf knows it isn’t always the best fit for some shoppers (or makers). These three alternative markets offer a more curated selection for those with an eye for occult and witchy items, farm-fresh foods, or beautiful handmade products inspired by Africa. Witchsy (witchsy.com) doesn’t have any rules of conduct for makers, which means they’re free to sell whatever creative creation they want—and it shows. Alongside...
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