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Crafting with Feminism: 25 Girl-Powered Projects to Smash the Patriarchy

Craft hasn’t always been associated with feminism. Evocative of floral aprons, frilly curtains and cross stich samplers, it was for a long time considered more submissive domestic wife than anything else. 237 more words


New website

Hello everyone, I’ve created a new website exclusively for my craftivism and textile art: www.talfitzpatrick.com

Women of Peace (2016) 124cm x 165cm
Appliqué quilt made using new and recycled materials. 40 more words

My Art


When it comes to what is known as the ‘domestic arts,’ people don’t typically associate things like knitting circles, quilting and cross stitch as potential for subversive feminism. 202 more words


Dissertation Draft Feedback

This week I had my feedback for my dissertation draft back from Ashley, which as always, turns out to be super helpful. She gave me some really good pointer back on my writing style and way to make my dissertation sound much more formal and professional. 384 more words


Gutters/Selvage/Salvage; or, 'To Be Honest'..

I may be repeating myself out of insecurity, but the purpose of this blog is not one of navel-gazing per se, but rather to record… 914 more words


I wish I had a message

I wish I had a message, a cause, a passion for a debate.

However I do feel sometimes that all the views and opinions are said….. 125 more words


10 People Who Use Crafting For Activism

“The creation of things by hand leads to a better understanding of democracy, because it reminds us that we have power.” Craftivism: The Art and Craft of Activism, edited by Betsy Greer, features the work of dozens of people activating through handmade objects. 6 more words