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Free Pattern Friday: No Ban No Wall

It’s been far too long since I posted anything for free pattern Friday, but I’m back with a vengeance this week, with the first in a series of resistance-minded cross stitch patterns. 64 more words

Cross Stitch

Quilt Number Three - Equality in Politics

I’ve always been a bit of a multi tasker and generally I have a few quilting projects on the go at the same time. So with Quilt number two The Gender Pay Gap under way I have started thinking about quilt number three. 452 more words

My 5 Fave Fibre Artists

I get pretty excited about knitting. I get especially excited when it’s used as street art, and when it’s merged with craftivism (craft +activism=craftivism), oh my! 544 more words

Knitting

Friday Inspiration: Amrita Sher-Gil

While I started this blog to document my crafty creations (and I still will), I feel it’s a good space to make a record of all the people and things that inspire me. 692 more words

Feminism

Quilt Number Two - Planning

My first quilt was a simple presentation of the definition of feminism and misogyny. For my second quilt I want to move on to thinking about equality for women and focus on a specific issue. 810 more words

Hooking up

Knitting and crochet are often considered rather solitary pastimes – we sit at home with our hooks and needles, creating lovely things… alone. With the recent popularity of ‘knit and natter’-type groups, things have become somewhat more sociable. 325 more words

Craft

Quilt number one: Definitions

The first quilt for the yarn with stitches project is titled Definitions. A simple, self explanatory, descriptive title.

The quilt is made from cotton fabric hand dyed with Indigo, batting made from recycled plastic bottles, crewel wool and handspun super chunky yarn. 292 more words