Universal Declaration of Human Rights Quilt – a craftivist project from Australia

I have been working on this passion-craftivist project since the holidays now… It is my contribution, a quilt square, to the international Craftivist project, Universal Declaration of Human Rights Quilt (#UDHRQuilt), I’ve done Article 29. Below is an image of my Nanny (right), and her dearest sister Betty (left). They were extremely close to oneContinue reading “Universal Declaration of Human Rights Quilt – a craftivist project from Australia”

Just Making It (Visible)

This is a new body of work that I’ve made in clay. It responds to the feminist theorist’s responsibility to fill in the gaps within academic research – to make visible that which has been historically overlooked.   I want to make visible some of ‘the gaps’ the textile research. These piece speak to invisibleContinue reading “Just Making It (Visible)”

Lessons learned, plans to re/make, and the most important thing is all ‘wrapped up’.

Mum always taught us to say thank you, and I’m sorry when appropriate. In our little family I’m the birthday rememberer, the gift wrapper, and the note writer as those things matter to me deeply. At least, I thought that I was until yesterday morning. Our youngest came down stairs yesterday morning asking for “aContinue reading “Lessons learned, plans to re/make, and the most important thing is all ‘wrapped up’.”

Embroidery & Textiles from around Barcelona..

Those of you who know me personally had to have been waiting for this post! These are a few of my favourite things.. Rollitoasti Dudua Costuretas Social Club From All You Knit is Love here in the Gothic District of Barcelona.. (I think that I am going to make a large knitting necklace).  

Embroidered memories..

Over the last two months I have had the good fortune to work on three special embroidery projects. First is a project initiated by a good friend from Victoria BC – Diana Weymar – the second piece was a contribution to the You Are So Very Beautiful (#YRSVB), a Craftivist projects by an idol of mine Betsy Greer and finally, theContinue reading “Embroidered memories..”