Posts Tagged: craftivism

Making Good

After knitting and sewing all those pussy hats and experiencing the positive collective energy of the Women’s March, I didn’t know what to do with myself. Yes, I can write postcards and make calls, but I’m a maker. I need to do something with my hands. So I need to keep knitting and sewing. It… Read more »

Pussy Hats: Continuing the Legacy of the Pink Yarn Paradigm

(Instagram user @knityorkcity. Edited.) Pussy hats are a nation-wide collaborative project started by LA artists Krista Suh and Jayna Zweiman. Their mission is to “provide the people of the Women’s March on Washington D.C. a means to make a unique collective visual statement”. Participants are invited to knit simple, pink hats that give the wearer cat… Read more »

Craftivism Opportunity

Now that the fall has settled in, hopefully you’ve found some time to get creative. If you haven’t and you’re looking for a unique project that has positive-impact-potential, look no further! A local fiber artist has initiated a craftivism opportunity that highlights the gun violence that is devastating the citizens of Chicago in a very real… Read more »