Posts Tagged ‘crafty vendors ’08’

Rocks and Salt Design’s Aviator Style Hat ‘Amelia’

Rocks and Salt give their hats real people names, and it's only fitting as their hats exude personalities of their own. At the Crafty Bastards Festival (tomorrow!), Rocks and Salt will be showcasing their stylin aviator design. Ladies and gentlemen, acquaint yourself with ... Amelia! 1. Is there a specific product that you will be […]

From Dabbler to Imogene

It seems that the most elusive thing to new crafters or "dabblers" is how to create a product line. How do you go from the early phases of making stuff to give to your friends as gifts to making stuff that you want to sell (and that people want to buy!)? Here, I put this […]

Laura Teeler’s Ruffly Bags and Fabrics

Ruffly, handmade, vintage totes inspired by ... underwear! Yay! That's what Laura Teeler will be showcasing this month at the Crafty Bastards Festival, along with new fabrics and designs. I have a soft spot for undies-inspired accessories, including a headband made from the waistband of a pair of undies. Be on the lookout for Laura's […]

The Devil Made Me Do It’s Rococo-Inspired Sleeves

Get with it, whole shirts are out. Tamara Embrey of The Devil Made Me Do It knows that all you really need is a pair of fancy sleeves — retro, Rococo-inspired sleeves — that can spice up any outfit and turn old shirts into brand new styles. Get your pair from The Devil Made Me […]

Crafting a Community

One of the best things about Crafty Bastards is the community of vendors, volunteers, and visitors it creates. We all have stories about people that we meet at Crafty every year and in the end it is really the best part of the fair. Maria Fyodorova of Barefoot Czarina wrote to tell us about one […]

Oliba Soap’s Wasabi Bar

Oh me golly, get ready for this. Leslie of Oliba Soap will have Wasabi Soap Bars for sale at the Crafty Bastards Festival this month! If this curiosity doesn't entice you to her booth, I'm not sure what would. These soap bars are moisturizing and exfoliating for the skin, and a sweet treat for the […]

Porthole Journals By Bowerbox Press

These lovely one-of-a-kind blank porthole journals by Bowerbox Press make you daydream about being the captain of a ship. I imagine the little book being my only friend during a long journey across a great sea. 1. Does the porthole journal have an origin story? Did the idea come to you in a dream or […]

Tina Seamonster’s New Alastair Holiday Cards

Ever itch to say something to a loved one without really having to say it? This holiday season, take a load off and let Alastair the grumpy gnome do the dirty work! Tina Seamonster (of CB blogging fame) will be showcasing her deliciously endearing and cruel holiday cards at this month's Crafty Bastards festival. Muhahahaaa […]

This Chickadee’s Matching Vintage Linen Table Sets

If you haven't quite acquired that dream home yet, at least you can give your current place a vintage makeover with This Chickadee's matching linen table toppers. They are bold and vibrant, with an inviting hint of Southern hospitality. Choose your style from five sets at this month's Crafty Bastards Festival! 1. Is there a […]

Lemon Cadet’s New Yetis

First I have to ask. Is the plural of Yeti, Yetis? Should Yeti have an uppercase Y? Where is the AP Style for magical creatures? Does J.K. Rowling have one? Can I get a copy? There are few humans who don't love the Yeti. Beth of Lemon Cadet puts her powers of sewing to good […]