craftivism

One Year

One Year

Almost one year ago, my friend Joanna and I woke up in the dark, layered our clothing, packed snacks and cell chargers, donned our pink hats and got into our tiny orange rental car to drive from Charlottesville to the nearest metro station to attend […]

Impeach Embroidery Pattern

Impeach Embroidery Pattern

Happy Holidays! I just finished this Impeach embroidery and thought I’d share the pattern if you’re interested. One of my goals for the new year is to do a better job turning anger into action through sewing, volunteering, and donating, which is mostly a selfish ploy to […]

September Newsletter

September Newsletter

If you’re not subscribed to my monthly newsletter, you can read it here and find a link to this 10-minute potholder tutorial. Visit my Spoonflower shop for this impeach fabric and other designs. And check out my shop at Society6 for goods such as coffee […]

AIDS Memorial Quilt

As I’ve been thinking about recent acts of activist stitching, it’s natural to remember the largest community art project in history, the Names Project AIDS Memorial Quilt. Below is an excerpt from a speech by Cleve Jones, the creator of the project, when the quilt was displayed for the second […]

Tiny Hats

I’m excited to see so many people exercising their freedom of speech through craftivism. The Hide a Hat and Fight Back project from Catherine Hicks encourages you to knit a tiny little hat with embroidery floss and leave it with a note for someone to find. Such a quiet, yet strong way […]