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Craftivism: Activism Using Craft

After an oil spill off an Australian coast, the Phillip Island Nature Park asked knitters to make sweaters for penguins. Not only did the sweaters help to keep them warm, they also prevented the penguins from ingesting the poisonous oil. A … Continue reading

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Storytelling Through Textiles

Making something with your hands can make life magical.  It gives you the possibility to take life stories and transform them into works of art. Leanne Prain’s book “Strange Material: Storytelling through Textiles” is full of such examples. Sewn narrations … Continue reading

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