Guerrilla Kindness and Other Acts of Creative Resistance: Making A Better World Through Craftivism

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Mango #ad - It is an international movement for our time and noted Craftivism expert Sayraphim Lothian has put together the first-ever tutorial book on craftivism. In guerrilla kindness: artist, scholar, and YouTube art teacher Sayraphim Lothian gives you an introduction to the art of craftivism, activist, and provides a brief history of creative resistance.

Craftivists employ their works to open a space for people to be introduced to issues and to broaden the discussion surrounding them. 1 best seller in crafts & hobbies, stenciling ─ resistance CraftsCraftivism can be your voice of resistance: Craftivism is a non-threatening form of activism that gives people a voice when they feel voiceless and power where they feel powerless.

Guerrilla Kindness and Other Acts of Creative Resistance: Making A Better World Through Craftivism #ad - While it might seem that this most colorful movement began recently, creative resistance has been with us for centuries around the globe, and craftivism and makers stating their mind through the medium of art is here to stay. This master craftivist shows you how to make and use various crafts for political and protest purposes including:EmbroideryCross stitchKnittingStencilingDecoupageStampingand much moreJoin us in the Craftivism movement: Craftivism is a growing worldwide movement in which hand crafted works are being used to highlight political issues, creatively engage in activism, and encourage change in the world.

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How to Be a Craftivist: The Art of Gentle Protest

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Random House UK #ad - This is a book to initiate debates rather than shouting matches, to enable collaboration in place of confrontation. If we want a world that is beautiful, kind, shouldn’t our activism be beautiful, and fair, kind, and fair? . From how to think about the medium itself to looking at color, and message, size, fonts, here is inspiration for every detail of your creation.

How to Be a Craftivist: The Art of Gentle Protest #ad - Interwoven with sarah’s personal stories of causes fought are ideas and suggestions for every novice craftivist. Sarah corbett shares her journey from burnt-out activist, towards a more respectful activism: using craft to contemplate global issues and start conversations rather than arguments; to engage, tired of marching, confrontation and demonizing opposition, empower, and encourage people to become part of change in the face of injustice.

How to be a craftivist is a manifesto for quiet activism: using the process of "making" to engage thoughtfully in the issues we are about, to influence and effect change.

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Craft Activism: People, Ideas, and Projects from the New Community of Handmade and How You Can Join In

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Potter Craft #ad - We make to connect with others. Craft activism is an inspiring celebration of this growing movement. Inside, tips, teaching, and advice on living, dozens of superstars of this grassroots phenomenon share their experiences, and promoting a more meaningful DIY lifestyle. Join the handmade Movement!We make to give.

Craft Activism: People, Ideas, and Projects from the New Community of Handmade and How You Can Join In #ad - . Learn to craft for your cause, think green, host an online exchange, create yarn graffiti, connect with other crafters, organize a fair, and more. Whether you knit, sew, crochet, or collage—and even if you’re not sure where to begin—this book is your guide to the incredible power of handmade. Crafters all over the world are using their hands and hearts to make a statement, change the world, and build community.

The book also includes 17 creative projects from designers who challenge you to reimagine how your craft skills can be used to make a difference. We make to share.

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Feminist Cross-Stitch: 40 Bold & Fierce Patterns

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Lark Crafts #ad - Make a statement—and smash the patriarchy, one stitch at a time—with these 40 feminist-themed cross-stitching patterns!   Crafty activists will love this snarky book with its 40 irreverent, vintage-inspired cross-stitch patterns. An illustrated basics section will get you started, techniques, tools, with information on materials, and framing your finished pieces.

Feminist Cross-Stitch: 40 Bold & Fierce Patterns #ad - Whether you want to proudly announce to the world that you're a nasty woman or remind others that a woman's place is in  the revolution, sharp one-liners, you’ll find edgy slogans, and cheeky images that make fabulous wall art or wonderful handmade gifts.

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A Little Book of Craftivism

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Cicada Books #ad - A Little Book of Craftivism #ad - Craftivism is a movement that aims to raise social consciousness through the medium of craft. This book introduces some of the ideas of the Craftivist Collective, corporate greed and gender equality in a warm, a worldwide group making mini-banners and small urban installations that touch upon issues of environmentalism, humorous way.

A spoonful of craft helps the activism go down! .

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Slow Stitch: Mindful and Contemplative Textile Art

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Batsford 509852 #ad - Slow Stitch: Mindful and Contemplative Textile Art #ad - Richly illustrated throughout, this inspirational book will connect with those who seek a new way of working—whether it's starting a stitch journal or joining a community of like-minded artists. See how to slow down and experience more joy in your craft by trying simple techniques based on traditional practice, reusing and reinventing materials, and limiting equipment.

B t batsford Ltd. That's true in textile art too, thoughtful, and this much-needed guide brings a meaningful, and sustainable approach to stitchery. Sometimes less is more—and quality is more important than quantity.

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Make and Mend: Sashiko-Inspired Embroidery Projects to Customize and Repair Textiles and Decorate Your Home

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Watson-Guptill #ad - Touching on the concepts of beauty in minimalism and resourceful simplicity, as well as a fascination with Japan and Japanese design, this easy and accessible book appeals to both the seasoned maker and total beginner. An exquisite, a simple japanese stitching technique that uses stunning patterns to decorate or repair clothing, full-color guide to sashiko, accessories, and home textiles.

Requiring no special equipment other than a sewing needle and thread, Make and Mend introduces the incredibly simple technique of sashiko--a striking hand-sewing method using a running stitch to form pleasing geometric patterns. With fifteen projects applying a modern, a tablecloth, mending a ripped hem, and making decorative pillows, on-trend aesthetic to this ancient craft,  Make and Mend shows readers how to apply sashiko stitching to a variety of craft projects, such as repairing torn jeans, napkins, and a totebag.

Make and Mend: Sashiko-Inspired Embroidery Projects to Customize and Repair Textiles and Decorate Your Home #ad - . Sashiko is traditionally used to mend and repair clothing and textiles, but it can just as easily be used to create beautiful, decorative projects for the home. B t batsford Ltd.

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Subversive Cross Stitch: 50 F*cking Clever Designs for Your Sassy Side

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powerHouse Books #ad - Julie jackson is back and more subversive than ever! this new anniversary edition of her classic Subversive Cross Stitch celebrates more than 10 years of delightfully snarky, in-your-face cross stitch with 50 full-color patterns and 17 brand-new designs, including "Don't Be Such A Baby" and "Cheer Up, Loser.

Subversive cross stitch: 50 f*cking clever designs for Your Sassy Side invites stitchers of all levels to fully express their bad-ass crafty selves, whether they need to release their inner curmudgeon or let fly with a witty insult. B t batsford Ltd. Subversive cross stitch 50 F cking Clever Designs for Your Sassy Side.

Subversive Cross Stitch: 50 F*cking Clever Designs for Your Sassy Side #ad - With alphabet charts and easy-to-follow instructions for every design,  Subversive Cross Stitch: 50 F*cking Clever Designs For Your Sassy Side includes everything you need to get your craft on from the original instigator of subversive stitching.

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Crafting the Resistance: 35 Projects for Craftivists, Protestors, and Women Who Persist

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Skyhorse #ad - Knit, sew, and craft your way to self-empowerment. With pictures, and tips for crafters of all skill levels from beginner to advanced, step-by-step instructions, bonus patterns, Crafting the Resistance is the book for women’s rights activists on a DIY path to self-determination. Including an essay and quotes on the history and importance of craftivism, DIY activists, empowered protestors, Crafting the Resistance is the ultimate book for political crafters, and any woman—or man—who is part of the resistance.

. Put your homemaking and protesting skills to the test with thirty-five girl-powered, holiday ornaments, literally, kickass projects such as: "Snowflake" knitted wristers"Bleeding Heart" T-shirtClear vinyl protest tote bag to speed up security screeningsThe Pussyhat as knitted hats, throw pillows, and cat beds“Nasty Nag” zippered pouchWell read bookmarksAnd More! Take politics into your own hands, easy-to-make, and craft your message out into the world.

Crafting the Resistance: 35 Projects for Craftivists, Protestors, and Women Who Persist #ad - Are you a nasty woman ready to smash the patriarchy with a needle and thread? proudly proclaim your feminism with your very own DIY Bleeding Heart T-shirt? Or stage a protest with the rest of the girls, wearing knitted Pussyhats? Be part of the revolution by reclaiming the "domestic" arts of knitting, sewing, and more—to channel your feminist rage.

Subversive cross stitch 50 F cking Clever Designs for Your Sassy Side. B t batsford Ltd.

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Mending Matters: Stitch, Patch, and Repair Your Favorite Denim & More

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Harry N. Abrams #ad - It does all this through just four very simple mending techniques: exterior patches, slow stitches, darning, interior patches, and weaving. B t batsford Ltd. Subversive cross stitch 50 F cking Clever Designs for Your Sassy Side. In addition, the book addresses the way mending leads to a more mindful relationship to fashion and to overall well-being.

Mending Matters: Stitch, Patch, and Repair Your Favorite Denim & More #ad - In essays that accompany each how-to chapter, self-reliance, Katrina Rodabaugh explores mending as a metaphor for appreciating our own naturally flawed selves, and she examines the ways in which mending teaches us new skills, and confidence, all gained from making things with our own hands. Mending matters explores sewing on two levels: First, it includes more than 20 hands-on projects that showcase current trends in visible mending that are edgy, modern, and bold—but draw on traditional stitching.

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Visible Mending: Artful Stitchery to Repair and Refresh Your Favorite Things

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That Patchwork Place B1457T #ad - Rip in your jeans? snag in a sweater? tear in a tea towel? they all present an opportunity for one-of-a-kind creativity! With this fun introduction to unconventional mending techniques in a format that's half how-to guide, half idea book, anyone can give worn and torn items new life. Start by learning hand-mending methods, patching, embroidery, including boro, and darning.

Visible Mending: Artful Stitchery to Repair and Refresh Your Favorite Things #ad - Then rev up the sewing machine for fast mends that put the pedal to the metal. Subversive cross stitch 50 F cking Clever Designs for Your Sassy Side. Lots of great projects packed into one little book! . Even with a limited budget and not much time to spare, you can create eye-catching repairs with visible mending--35 examples and more than 150 photos make it easy to put your unique mark on everything you mend! B t batsford Ltd.

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