BY Ivanna Avalos in Crafty on Oct 04, 2012 |
Here at BUST we’re big on crafting — we even wrote a book on it — so we’re super excited for the launch of a fantastic new fashion-forward DIY site, Kollabora.com, that provides inspiration, knowledge, and an online community for all levels of makers this month.
Founder Nora Abousteit started Kollabora, which stems from the Latin word “collabo” meaning to work together, as a way to create an online community that shares ... Read More
BY Intern Ginny in Crafty on Mar 23, 2012 |
With no shortage of wacky (OK, insane) bills being proposed or passing, it’s an understatement to say women are getting fed up. But maybe the real reason male representatives are hell-bent on controlling our vaginas is simply that they don’t have one of their own! To help solve this problem, Government Free VJJ is asking you to knit, crochet, or sew a vagina and mail it to your local male governor, senator, or representative. Then he will be free to ... Read More
BY Intern Ginny in Crafty on Mar 09, 2012 |
International Women’s Day might be over, but that’s no reason to stop celebrating women. Check out this video, posted last week by STC Craft. In it, a few of their authors briefly discuss how knitting has fit into the lives of women, past and present.
For over six years, I have been a proud member of the population of young, urban knitters. Personally, knitting has always been a way for me to produce something unique and beautiful, but with the ... Read More
BY shannon carlin in Crafty on Oct 21, 2011 |
Over the last year I’ve become pretty obsessed with yarn bombing so the idea of a hotel room that is made completely out of wool sounds pretty amazing. Call it the “Do Knit Disturb” room (an adorable touch, I might add!) and I’m already packing my bags to get across the pond.
For this particular room at Brighton’s Hotel Pelirocco, local artist, Kate Jenkins and her two ... Read More
This is the title of Fiona Goble’s 64-page manual to do just that. Ever fancy a mini knit version of royal heartthrobs Prince William and Prince Harry? This book can help you. Whether you knit or not, these dolls are pretty darn adorable. With the engagement of Prince William and Kate Middleton, who is basically taking every 5-year olds dream job, people are more fascinated than ever with the royal family. If you’re one of those people, why not get ... Read More