BY Web Intern in Crafty on Apr 22, 2009 |
Tomorrow night Bags for the People will be holding a Sweatshop Social at Spacecraft Brooklyn . They'll be making reusable tote bags (or, as they say, ''totes cute totes'').All you have to bring is your hollow leg and some clean fabric; they'll supply sewing machines, scissors and lots o' home brewed beer (why does that sound like a dangerous combination?).The event is from 6:30 to 8:30 on Thursday, April 23 (OK, so that's technically after Earth Day, but ... Read More
BY Web Intern in Crafty on Apr 08, 2009 |
I felt like a superhero after I mastered increasing and decreasing, but teen twins Alex and Ana Miller are the real thing. Not only can they bust out a mean stockinette stitch, but these kids, the fictional son and daughter of a yarn shop owner, are saving the world in their free time in the new comic book Handknit Heroes.Creator Stephanie Bryant and her crew are dubbing Handknit Heroes 'the first graphic novel for knitters.' Each copy not only chronicles the ... Read More
BY Web Intern in Crafty on Apr 02, 2009 |
Crafting and beer. Seems like the perfect combination, no? If so, then maybe you should take your drunken, creative self over to Spacecraft Brooklyn (at 355 Bedford Ave) tonight from 7-10 pm for the first-ever meeting of Craft on Draught.The group will be meeting the first Thursday of every month, alternating locations between Spacecraft and 3rd Ward . This month is ''Spring Cleaning 1 - Swap Monster Scrapplique.'' Bring your old (s)crappy clothes to be ... Read More
BY Team Intern in Crafty on Mar 05, 2009 |
photo 1: grandma and happy customer
As we ease slowly but surely into spring, keeping your noggin nuzzled is still essential. Thanks to GoldenHook , every one can now count on a grandma to provide a custom, handmade knit hat to do just that. Through a super user-friendly site (can you think of anything else from a grandma?), you can customize the style, stripes, and size of your knit cap, and pick one of six grandmas to do the duty.
I designed a rainbow ... Read More
BY Susan in Crafty on Feb 23, 2009 |
BUST Magazine's Spring Fling Craftacular is on its way to Brooklyn, NY!
Eager crafters and indie designers are now welcome to apply!!
Shoppers are invited to sip on springy cocktails, nosh on pierogies, learn about guerilla gardening, how to grow your own food and more! Get your groove on with rockin' DJs, while you curtsy around in dainty white gloves and twirl through the garden of crafty delights. A $2 admission gets you into the Garden Party, and also gives ... Read More