Learn to craft for your cause, connect with other crafters, think green, host an online exchange, organize a fair, create yarn graffiti, and more. Inside, tips, and advice on living, dozens of superstars of this grassroots phenomenon share their experiences, teaching, and promoting a more meaningful DIY lifestyle.
Craft Activism: People, Ideas, and Projects from the New Community of Handmade and How You Can Join In #ad - We make to connect with others. 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.
How to Be a Craftivist: The Art of Gentle ProtestRandom House UK #ad - 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. 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, confrontation and demonizing opposition, tired of marching, empower, and encourage people to become part of change in the face of injustice.
Interwoven with sarah’s personal stories of causes fought are ideas and suggestions for every novice craftivist. If we want a world that is beautiful, kind, shouldn’t our activism be beautiful, kind, and fair, and fair? . This is a book to initiate debates rather than shouting matches, to enable collaboration in place of confrontation.
How to Be a Craftivist: The Art of Gentle Protest #ad - 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.
Guerrilla Kindness and Other Acts of Creative Resistance: Making A Better World Through CraftivismMango #ad - Craftivists employ their works to open a space for people to be introduced to issues and to broaden the discussion surrounding them. 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.
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.
Guerrilla Kindness and Other Acts of Creative Resistance: Making A Better World Through Craftivism #ad - 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. 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.
Crafting the Resistance: 35 Projects for Craftivists, Protestors, and Women Who PersistSkyhorse #ad - Knit, sew, and craft your way to self-empowerment. 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.
With pictures, step-by-step instructions, bonus patterns, and tips for crafters of all skill levels from beginner to advanced, Crafting the Resistance is the book for women’s rights activists on a DIY path to self-determination. Put your homemaking and protesting skills to the test with thirty-five girl-powered, easy-to-make, throw pillows, literally, and cat beds“Nasty Nag” zippered pouchWell read bookmarksAnd More! Take politics into your own hands, holiday ornaments, kickass projects such as: "Snowflake" knitted wristers"Bleeding Heart" T-shirtClear vinyl protest tote bag to speed up security screeningsThe Pussyhat as knitted hats, and craft your message out into the world.
Crafting the Resistance: 35 Projects for Craftivists, Protestors, and Women Who Persist #ad - Including an essay and quotes on the history and importance of craftivism, Crafting the Resistance is the ultimate book for political crafters, DIY activists, empowered protestors, and any woman—or man—who is part of the resistance.
A Little Book of CraftivismCicada Books #ad - This book introduces some of the ideas of the Craftivist Collective, a worldwide group making mini-banners and small urban installations that touch upon issues of environmentalism, corporate greed and gender equality in a warm, humorous way. A spoonful of craft helps the activism go down! Craftivism is a movement that aims to raise social consciousness through the medium of craft.
Craftivism: The Art of Craft and ActivismArsenal Pulp Press #ad - There's the brooklyn writer who creates large-scale site-specific knitted installations; the British woman who runs sewing and quilting workshops for community building and therapy; the Indonesian book maker and organizer of a DIY craft center; and the Oxford, England, cultural theorist and dress designer.
Craftivism is a worldwide movement that operates at the intersection where craft and activism meet; Craftivism the book is full of inspiration for crafters who want to create works that add to the greater good. A wonderful sense of optimism and possibility pervades the book: the inspiring notion that being crafty can really make the world a better place.
Craftivism: The Art of Craft and Activism #ad - Betsy greer is a writer, and the author of knitting for Good!: A Guide to Creating Personal, researcher, crafter, Social and Political Change Stitch by Stitch. With interviews and profiles of craftivists who are changing the world with their art, and crafts that facilitate personal growth, revolutionary ceramics, yarn bombing, and through examples that range from community embroidery projects, AIDS activism, stitching in prisons, Craftivism provides imaginative examples of how crafters can be creative and altruistic at the same time.
Artists profiled in the book are from the united States, sewing, the United Kingdom, pottery, and Asia, and their crafts include knitting, crocheting, Australia, Canada, textiles, and ceramics. She also runs the blog craftivism. Com and believes that creativity and positive activism can save not only the soul, but also the world.
Shear Spirit: Ten Fiber Farms, Twenty Patterns, and Miles of YarnPotter Craft #ad - A navajo sheep herder and craftsman in the Black Mesa region of Arizona whose endangered breed of sheep were rescued from extinction. A weaver and a poet whose Buddhist stupa sits near the barns of their Massachusetts farm. Twenty projects featuring yarns from the farms surveyed will inspire knitters everywhere.
A visual journey to america’s fiber farms and ranches plus a rich inside look at the challenging but rewarding lives of the people who have devoted their lives to harvesting and spinning fleece into yarn, Shear Spirit takes fiber enthusiasts of all ages and interests right to the source of their common passion.
Shear Spirit: Ten Fiber Farms, Twenty Patterns, and Miles of Yarn #ad - Filled with stunning photographs, and heartwarming profiles, fascinating essays, places, this book follows the writer and photographer to 10 fiber farms and ranches across America-from the Willamette Valley of Oregon to the coast of Maine-capturing the essence of the people, and animals that, together, create yarn.
These are just a few of the captivating portraits of America’s fiber farms and ranches featured in Shear Spirit. Part coffee-table book, part inspirational work, and part pattern guide, Shear Spirit connects knitters to the yarn-producing community in a new and intimate way. Two scientists turned sheep farmers whose flock grazes in the shadows of Montana’s Bridger Mountains.
An artisan who captures Maine’s summer air in her sun-and-sea-dyed yarns.
Yarn Bombing: The Art of Crochet and Knit GraffitiArsenal Pulp Press #ad - Knit graffiti" is an international guerrilla movement that started underground and is now embraced by crochet and knitting artists of all ages, nationalities, and genders. This full-color diy book features twenty kick-ass patterns that range from hanging shoes and knitted picture frames to balaclavas and gauntlets, teaching readers how to create fuzzy adornments for lonely street furniture.
Dispatch same day for order received before 12 noon. Its practitioners create stunning works of art out of yarn, then "donate" them to public spaces as part of a covert plan for world yarn domination. Yarn bombing: the art of Crochet and Knit Graffiti is the definitive guidebook to covert textile street art.
Yarn Bombing: The Art of Crochet and Knit Graffiti #ad - Join the yarn bombing revolution! New. Mint Condition. Along the way, demonstrates how to orchestrate a large-scale textile project, it provides tips on how to be as stealthy as a ninja, and offers revealing information necessary to design your own yarn graffiti tags. As seen in the new york times and the new yorker On city street corners, around telephone posts, and over abandoned cars, through barbed wire fences, a quiet revolution is brewing.
. Guaranteed packaging. The book also includes interviews with members of the international community of textile artists and yarn bombers, and provides resources to help readers join the movement; it's also chock full of beautiful photographs and easy step-by-step instructions for knit and crochet installations and garments.
DIY Rules for a WTF World: How to Speak Up, Get Creative, and Change the WorldGrand Central Publishing #ad - Creator of the pussyhat project, Krista Suh, took an idea and built a worldwide movement and symbol in just two months. Guaranteed packaging. Now in diy rules for a wtf world, experiences, "rules, krista suh shares the tools, tips, get bold, " and knitting patterns she uses to get creative, and change the world.
The pussyhat swiftly found its place on the cover of TIME and the New Yorker, and it ultimately came to symbolize resistance culture. Dispatch same day for order received before 12 noon. Mint Condition. New. From learning how to use your own intuition to decide which rules are right for you to finding your inner-courage to speak up fearlessly; from finding what your passions are this might surprise you! to dealing with the squelchers out there, purpose, DIY RULES FOR THE WTF WORLD not only inspires you to demolish the patriarchy, but also enables you to create your own rules for living, and even a movement of your own, all with gusto, and joy.
DIY Rules for a WTF World: How to Speak Up, Get Creative, and Change the World #ad - No quibbles returns. A vogue "book to change your life in 2018" pick a bustle "best nonfiction book of january 2018 to Get You Ready for the Year"From the creator of the Pussyhat Project comes a manifesto for every woman to create her own distinct and original path to joy, success, and impact. On january 21, 2017, millions of protestors took part in the Women's March, and many of them created a "sea of pink" when they wore knitted pink "pussyhats" in record numbers.
. But like so many women, Krista spent years letting her fears stop her from learning to live by her own rules.
Mending Matters: Stitch, Patch, and Repair Your Favorite Denim & MoreHarry N. Abrams #ad - Mint Condition. 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. Dispatch same day for order received before 12 noon. In essays that accompany each how-to chapter, and confidence, 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, self-reliance, all gained from making things with our own hands.
Guaranteed packaging. New. No quibbles returns. In addition, the book addresses the way mending leads to a more mindful relationship to fashion and to overall well-being. It does all this through just four very simple mending techniques: exterior patches, interior patches, slow stitches, darning, and weaving.
Making a Life: Working by Hand and Discovering the Life You Are Meant to LiveArtisan #ad - Mint Condition. To express ideas and emotions, feel competent, create something tangible and long-lasting. New. In revealing stories and gorgeous original photographs, Making a Life captures all the joy of making and the power it has to give our lives authenticity and meaning. No quibbles returns. To connect with others.
Traveling across continents, she met quilters and potters, metalsmiths, weavers and painters, woodworkers, printmakers, and more, and uncovered truths that have been speaking to us for millennia yet feel urgently relevant today: We make in order to slow down. Guaranteed packaging. And to feed the soul. Dispatch same day for order received before 12 noon.
Making a Life: Working by Hand and Discovering the Life You Are Meant to Live #ad - A publishers weekly best book of 2019why do we make things by hand? And why do we make them beautiful? Led by the question of why working with our hands remains vital and valuable in the modern world, author and maker Melanie Falick went on a transformative, inspiring journey.