BY Ariana Anderson in Crafty on Jul 28, 2011 |
If you’re a fan of Amy Sedaris’ crafting books, you will love Cathy Callahan’s new book, Vintage Craft Workshop: Fresh Takes on Twenty-Four Classic Projects from the ‘60s and ‘70s. Sedaris herself even said "One of the best craft books I've seen. This book makes me jealous."
Its organization is unlike any other crafting book that I have read. She provides historical context for each of the 24 crafts, showing where the ... Read More
BY Intern Jessica W. in Crafty on Jul 14, 2011 |
Urban homesteading is a fast-growing trend that encourages a lifestyle of locally grown and home-brewed without all the aspects of trendiness and upper-classisim instead, replacing it with a D.I.Y sensibility. In other words, being radical about taking care of the planet and making a major social shift into a more money-savvy and environmentally conscious way of living.
In the new book, "Making It: Radical Home Ec for a ... Read More
BY Annelise S in Movies on Jul 13, 2011 |
Calling all New Englanders: From the Back of the Room, a documentary chronicling female involvement in the diy punk community, is going on tour through your home state!
ABOUT THE FLIM:
“Many people have the impression that the Riot Grrrl movement in the mid-90s was the end-all, be-all of female involvement in DIY punk. This is definitely not the case! Plenty of amazing ladies prior to this era paved the way for it, and plenty of amazing ladies ... Read More
BY Grace Evans in Crafty on May 17, 2011 |
As much as I love thrifting, some of what you can find in the average consignment store isn’t wearable off the second-hand hanger. I’m not a skilled-enough sewer to be able to take a piece of clothing and reshape it on my own, but given the right instructions I could totally turn awkward vintage finds into something wearable.
Summer Phoenix and Ruby Canner, owners of Some Odd Rubies vintage store, visited the one and only Martha Stewart to teach ... Read More
BY Lauren Rubin in Crafty on Sep 28, 2010 |
This past weekend the infamous Bust Craftacular joined forces with the Maker Faire at the New York Hall of Science, bringing you the ultimate in smart kid fun. We were so delighted to see all walks of life loving up the handmade goodies that our vendors had to offer, while rocking out to the totally sweet tunes provided by our own Busty turntable divas.
Amongst the great shopping supplied by crafty entrepreneurs like Meow Meow Tweet Tweet soap, Tug Boat Print ... Read More