Posts Tagged ‘craft’
The Bust Magazine Christmas Craftacular showcased fabulous handmade goodies: and here's my pick of the best, including Vic Lee, Urban Cross Stitch, Seaside Sisters, Andrea Garland, Xiang Zeng and James Ward. Read on to find the perfect Christmas gifts.
Written by Amelia Gregory
All photography by Amelia Gregory.
My ability to get out and about has been seriously curtailed over the past few weeks by the need to get my new book finished, but last weekend (but one) I was pretty determined to make it along to the Bust Craftacular at Bethnal Green's York Hall, if only for a mad dash around the stalls.
Inside the old Victorian hall it was absolutely heaving with craft enthusiasts - mainly women (many with small children in tow) but also a small peppering of arty looking boys. It was like entering a multi coloured kaleidoscopic alternative universe where crafting & handmade reigns supreme - bright things everywhere vying for my attention amidst a frantic din enhanced by a backdrop of very loud music.
So, I whipped around the regimented rows of stalls as quick as I could, taking notes of the best… read more