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Don't forget!!!

BY Dawn in Crafty |

Birds of a feather...

BY Dawn in Crafty |

look good together!Marin Dearie is a New Orleans based artist, designer, and all around rock star. This past summer, a friend of mine had given me a pair of her bird earrings as a gift. Soon after I couldn't help but accumulate an entire flock of different shaped and colored birdies. She also paints!!!Her designs are sure to fly off the shelves, so make like an early bird and get to Craftacular booth E21!!! ... Read More

Postlapsaria

BY Dawn in Crafty |

You can't help but girl crush out on Keiko from Postlapsaria. Not only does she have a passion for pandas and unicorns, but she makes cuuuuuuutest clothes!See more of her awesome designs at booth F1 at the Craftacular! ... Read More

New from Quirk

BY Dawn in Crafty |

Do you like knitting? Check. What about celebrities? Like them, too? Check. What if you could knit yourself your very own celebrity? You know, to hang out with. Now you can, thanks to Knitted Icons: 25 Celebrity Doll Patterns, by Carol Meldrum (Quirk Books). From Audrey Hepburn and Madonna to Andy Warhol, Mr. T, and Jackie O, Knitted Icons includes basic knitting and sewing instructions to make 25 yarn stars. Each doll stands 10 inches high—perfect for ... Read More

Pushing your button...

BY Dawn in Crafty |

To quote the very talented Kate Black of Kate Black and Bad Buttons, "If you prefer the company of humans who can hold their own in conversation and control their bowel movements, this is the mirror for you!"Indeed it is.Not only does Kate make adorable buttons, pocket mirrors, and bottle openers featuring things like cheeky feminist quips, retro bombshells, and my favorite urban critter, but she is also responsible for Joan Jett pendants, kitchy ... Read More

Put a lid on it it...

BY Dawn in Crafty |

Now that we've reluctantly made the transition from iced americanos to hot cocoa, it's time to bundle up and brave another Winter. Luckily, Holly Slayton from Artikal N.Y.C. can make the these months a little bit warmer.  I've become completely smitten with her gorgeously handcrafted hats. From cloches, to fedoras, to cocktail hats, Artikal will keep you looking H-O-T-T in these cold cold months. Check these out!  Check out her site, Artikal, where you're ... Read More

Craftacular!!!

BY Dawn in Crafty |

Can you believe that the Craftacular is already less than two weeks away?! We've been busy busy busy getting everything together and we can't be more excited! If you haven't checked our the vendor list, get to it! We've compiled over 200 of the most talented and unique crafters to stuff your stockings this holiday season. Never will emptying your wallet feel soooo good...Oh yeah, not only will we have vendors, dancing, DJs, drinks, and Amy Sedaris (!!!), but we're ... Read More

Stitch Austin! This weekend!!!

BY Dawn in Crafty |

The Stitch Fashion Show and Guerrilla Craft Bazaar is an annual celebration of independent design, artistry and creativity. Stitch is community directed rather than competition oriented, ultimately designed to showcase the work of independent designers in a new format. BUST is proud to sponsor this year’s bazaar featuring over 100 vendors and a live fashion show showcasing 20 of the very best in up and coming indie designers. Goodie bags to the ... Read More

BY Dawn in Crafty |

SDN launches their hot new sweat shop free denim collection at our favorite LES boutique, Kaight!!! To celebrate, enjoy 20% off everything in stock, including new styles by SDN and new fall arrivals!! *For customers outside the NYC area, enter SDN at checkout on www.kaightshop.com and enjoy 20% off entire purchase.KAIGHT  83 Orchard Street  New York, New York 10002  212-680-5630  kaightnyc.com ... Read More

Designing women (and men)

BY Dawn in Crafty |

Post Expose is a community screen-printing and design center, which allows artists, and designers to share tools, share space, and share knowledge. They will also soon be offering seminars on screen-printing techniques, free lectures on design and printing exhibitions, and collaborations with community based foundations. From November 2, to November 16, 2007, POST EXPOSE is excited to present a group installation of 30 screen printed posters and art. ... Read More