Provocative Fiber Art Made by Women

An article written by LESLIE CAMHI published on MARCH 14, 2018 at the https://www.nytimes.com/ and shared at Craftivism Lab. This article makes a review of relevant artists using textiles to speak out. From Albers to the Pussy Hat initiative, you will find several references to wonderful experiences and stories handmade by women. Some of the…

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Women Making Incredible Things

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Bringing market access to refugee Artisans

Thanks to MADE51, a new initiative supported by UNHCR displaced craftspeople from 11 nations across the world will present their products at the annual Ambiente fair, which runs 9-13 February in Frankfurt, Germany.  

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Inspiring Oloop

Oloop is a Slovenian initiative aimed at working with women and empowering them through arts and crafts, textile creation and memories. European Design Stories talked with them and prepared this video and article.

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How needlework has become part of the feminist movement by Mouncej1

Originally posted on Needle in a Fabric Stack:
In 1718, women in Pennsylvania were only able to own and manage property if their husbands were incapacitated. This remained true until 1839, when Mississippi was the first state to allow women to own property in their name. In 1878, women were allowed to attend university and…

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