BY Teresa Lu in Crafty on Apr 22, 2013 |
Rekover is an accessories collection designed by Katie Heart and Korin Prince in Brooklyn, NY. The collection incorporates vintage elements into a modern aesthetic, marrying timeless design with current trend details and styling.
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BUST Magazine Spring Craftacular and Food Fair @ DUMBOSaturday, May 4, 11AM-6PMManhattan Bridge Archway and Pearl Street Plaza, Brooklyn, NYFree ... Read More
BY Teresa Lu in Crafty on Apr 22, 2013 |
Hey girl, what's your sign? In this starry embroidery workshop lead by Jessica Marquez, maker behind Miniature Rhino and author of Stitched Gifts from Chronicle Books, we'll make personalized zodiac constellations, and learn a handful of stellar stitches.
$12 kit fee includes fabric constellation pattern, practice fabric, embroidery floss, needle, embroidery hoop, and a cotton bag for storing. All signs are available, so you can pick your ... Read More
BY BUST Magazine in Crafty on Apr 17, 2013 |
For seven years, the award-winning BUST Craftacular has presented folks around the world with some of the best handmade stuff out there. This year, we're setting up our festival in the gorgeous Brooklyn neighborhood DUMBO for an afternoon you won't wanna miss. We'll have over 120 vintage and handmade stalls, food trucks, a DJ booth courtesy of Onkyo Home Audio, raffles, and so much more. The best part: it's free!Here are just some of the sights and sounds you ... Read More
BY Teresa Lu in Crafty on Apr 04, 2013 |
Are you an aspiring fabric designer? Put your work up on Pinterest to enter Bernina's contest!
The grand prize winner will receive a sick new Bernina 710 sewing machine, custom runs of the winning fabric, a chance for fabrics manufacturer Benartex to review the design, and a feature on the WeAllSew blog.
Runner-up prizes will also be awarded, including two Pinterest People’s Choice Winners.Click here for Steps to Enter. DO IT.
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BY Tess Duncan in Crafty on Mar 26, 2013 |
You might think you're too old to be decorating Easter eggs, but you would be TOTALLY AND COMPLETELY WRONG. This fun, green recipe takes all that artificial dye and crap out of the spring-y crafting project. Veggies make for lovely, lively hues paired with any temp tatt you like. (I'm personally a fan of the example that uses old school tatts.) The process is simple and the eggs are super easy to personalize, making the perfect homemade gift or addition to any ... Read More
BY Lan Truong in Crafty on Mar 18, 2013 |
Over 100 crafty people got together and made cool shit all day long this past Saturday at Brooklyn Craft Camp. The brainchild of DIY extraordinaire and author Brett Bara, Brooklyn Craft Camp brought together loads of makers for an entire day of crafting, and a plain ol' good time.Enjoying a delish donut from Peter Pan Bakery before the crafting begins.Embroidering with Jessica Marquez.
Campers got to take four 90-minute ... Read More
BY Shelby L Thompson in Crafty on Mar 11, 2013 |
Today, the finalists for the Best Craft Magazine category for the 2013 About.com Reader’s Choice Awards have been announced, and we're happy to report that BUST is on the list! We are so pleased to be among such fantastic company as Threads, Martha Stewart Living, and Make: Craft.
Please take a moment to vote for BUST to help us land the Best Craft Magazine bragging rights, and don’t forget to share the love on Facebook. Voting ends March 19, ... Read More
BY Maggie Carr in Crafty on Mar 08, 2013 |
I was never a big fan of summer camp--in fact, the thought of swimming lessons still gives me agita--but I'd give my two (now permanent) front teeth to spend an entire day in the arts-and-crafts room. Wouldn't you?Lucky for us, Brooklyn Craft Camp has arrived!Author and professional DIYer Brett Bara has teamed up with a host of movers and makers for a day of nonstop DIY activities on Saturday, March 16--and you won't even have to fly your bunkmate's underwear off ... Read More
BY Maggie Carr in Crafty on Mar 05, 2013 |
Calling all crafters, artisans, and fine foodists: we're heading to Brooklyn's bee-you-tiful DUMBO waterfront on Saturday, May 4th for our 7th annual Spring Craftacular and Food Fair.It's gonna be a fun-filled day of shopping, food trucks and carts galore, DIY workshops, spectacular raffle prizes, DJs, games, and much, much more. Plus, the first 300 shoppers get a swag bag chock-full of crafty goodies--and it's free to attend.
We just kicked off the vendor ... Read More
BY Kari Belsheim in Crafty on Feb 19, 2013 |
At BUST, we love DIY—it allows you to personalize and pinch pennies too! Plus, we all know that our DIY skills are going to come in mad handy during the zombie apocalypse.
One of our favorite bloggers, How-To Hair Girl, creates hair tutorials to help you do your own ‘do. She covers everything from the “no-poo” trend (not just a clever name) to cool home coloring techniques and hip haircuts.
I am particularly crazy about HTHG’s ... Read More