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”

A long, hot knit to (the) finish!

While I wait to hear about my dissertation from UNB, I have been spending time with my children at my husband’s family cottage near Fredericton. The weather here is hot and my children are happy that I am no longer married to my computer. We’re playing, “frogging”, swimming, snacking, and I knit on my finalContinue reading “A long, hot knit to (the) finish!”

Work-on..

On and on I sew… There has been a delay in my PhD defence at the University of New Brunswick this week. The delay is not one that I expected but, I have great respect for the process and so (sew) I am continuing to work on. The written component of my dissertation was submittedContinue reading “Work-on..”

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)”