Craftivism

19 Jul 19
Earth-Centered Living After 60

(Craftivism is a new way of sharing skills that can transform our relationships with one another. This is a guest post by my niece, Hannah Wardman. I love the way her connections with her mother and Reginna are feeding her relationships with her niece, nephews and other family members. Her sewing adds a beautiful creative, playful […]

16 Jul 19
Contemporary Context

Extracts from write-up with my comments in italics and key points underlined (by me): Overall Comments Julie, this body of work evidences a clear line of development from assignment three. You have taken on board our last discussion and feedback to inform your ways of working. The work has a stronger direction, where you have […]

16 Jul 19
30 Days Wild with ME

One friend who read some of this blog commented that it was helping me understand my ME. Understanding what is going on with my body and energy is a constant puzzle. There are illuminating moments with new nuggets of information or insights …. I adjust my thinking …. re-evaluate my ideas …. and set out […]

16 Jul 19
Essex Museum Development

An opportunity for museums to take part in a new women’s history project

12 Jul 19
Kim Werker

Craftivism at UBC’s Girls-Only Maker Camp Kids are super angry with us adults, y’all. They do not want us to ridicule them (their word) when they bring up climate action. They do not want us to dismiss them or tell them to wait till they’re older and know more. They do not want us to […]

10 Jul 19
Highly Sensitive Refuge

As a highly sensitive person (HSP), you want to help others and make a difference. Here are 12 ideas I’ve used to create change (without the burnout).

03 Jul 19
Deborah Eddy Art

  Domestica POP Gallery 16 – 27 July 2019 Opening Event: Friday, 19 July, 6pm – 8pm POP Gallery, Griffith University, 381 Brunswick Street, Fortitude Valley, 4006. Exhibition open Tuesday – Saturday, 10am to 4pm. Image: Deborah Eddy. Copyright of the artist. The works in this exhibition are acts of ‘Meaningful Mischief’, humorous craftivisms which […]

01 Jul 19
Ewe Sew You

inclusivity noun [ U ] UK ​ /ˌɪn.kluːˈsɪv.ɪ.ti/ US ​ /-ə.t̬i/ ​ the quality of trying to include many different types of people and treat them all fairly and equally: The candidate said she believed in inclusivity and she valued the city’s gaycommunity. Cambridge Dictionary If you are an active follower or participant of the online knitting, crocheting, spinning community you will be familiar with the discussion around inclusivity in the fibre arts, particularly as it relates to the creation of a safe space […]

30 Jun 19
Welcome to MarieMcWilliams.com

Happy Sunday readers! I apologise for my absence recently but I have been slowing down a little with social media, trying to gain a little perspective. I have however, missed you all terribly so when I got my latest Books That Matter box, I simply had to take the opportunity to do an unboxing post […]

28 Jun 19
Lady Dye Yarns

NOTE: ALL Merchandise for each level will be mailed out second week in October

Pledge at $500.00 you will receive:

  • A Rebel with a Cause “Modern Day Rosie the Riveter” BUTTON Designed by Mollie Morris (IG: @may_sonder)
  • Lady Dye Yarns Rebel with a Cause AND Wakanda Forever PROJECT BAG
  • TWO SKEINS of Lady Dye Yarns colorway from the September Club 
  • T-SHIRT in the “Modern Day Rosie the Riveter” designed by Mollie Morris (IG: @may_sonder)- Please specify your t-shirt size in the comments section. The shirts will be unisex size.
  • TOTE BAG in the “Modern Day Rosie the Riveter” designed by Mollie Morris (IG: @may_sonder)- Please specify your t-shirt size in the comments section.
  • PROFILE INTRODUCTION on the new Rebel with a Cause website about you and craftivism

The Rebel with a Cause Project is a media source to bring together individuals in the crafting community to a platform specifically to engage us all in the upcoming election. It provides:

  • Resources on Civics 101
  • Database and voting record on where each candidate stands on issues and policies
  • Reliable news articles and editorials written from people in the crafting community (for which I will announce later this summer)
  • A very cool interactive map will be created to engage people in all 50 states to connect in-person and attend town hall, meet ups, rallies, etc. together.
  • Diane of Lady Dye Yarns will travel across country to different yarn shops with other individuals in the crafting community having a discussion on diversity and inclusion in the crafting industry as well as issue happening in national politics. (If you are yarn store interested in having Diane come to your shop, please contact through ladydyeyarns.com

A lot of work is going into putting together a craftivists, political, and social justice platform for our community in which we hope will extend past 2020. It won’t be perfect in the beginning and we will have some glitches but this is about mobilizing and bring use together. This may be a project within the Lady Dye Yarns brand but it will involve dozens of bipocs and non-bipocs within this crafting community.

 

28 Jun 19
Lady Dye Yarns

NOTE: ALL Merchandise for each level will be mailed out second week in October

Pledge at $250.00 you will receive:

  • A Rebel with a Cause “Modern Day Rosie the Riveter” BUTTON Designed by Mollie Morris (IG: @may_sonder)
  • Lady Dye Yarns Rebel with a Cause AND Wakanda Forever PROJECT BAG
  • A SKEIN of Lady Dye Yarns colorway from the September Club 
  • T-SHIRT in the “Modern Day Rosie the Riveter” designed by Mollie Morris (IG: @may_sonder)- Please specify your t-shirt size in the comments section. The shirts will be unisex size.

The Rebel with a Cause Project is a media source to bring together individuals in the crafting community to a platform specifically to engage us all in the upcoming election. It provides:

  • Resources on Civics 101
  • Database and voting record on where each candidate stands on issues and policies
  • Reliable news articles and editorials written from people in the crafting community (for which I will announce later this summer)
  • A very cool interactive map will be created to engage people in all 50 states to connect in-person and attend town hall, meet ups, rallies, etc. together.
  • Diane of Lady Dye Yarns will travel across country to different yarn shops with other individuals in the crafting community having a discussion on diversity and inclusion in the crafting industry as well as issue happening in national politics. (If you are yarn store interested in having Diane come to your shop, please contact through ladydyeyarns.com

A lot of work is going into putting together a craftivists, political, and social justice platform for our community in which we hope will extend past 2020. It won’t be perfect in the beginning and we will have some glitches but this is about mobilizing and bring use together. This may be a project within the Lady Dye Yarns brand but it will involve dozens of bipocs and non-bipocs within this crafting community.

 

28 Jun 19
Lady Dye Yarns

NOTE: ALL Merchandise for each level will be mailed out second week in October

Pledge at $100.00 you will receive:

  • A Rebel with a Cause “Modern Day Rosie the Riveter” BUTTON Designed by Mollie Morris (IG: @may_sonder)
  • Lady Dye Yarns Rebel with a Cause PROJECT BAG
  • A SKEIN of Lady Dye Yarns colorway from the September Club 

 

The Rebel with a Cause Project is a media source to bring together individuals in the crafting community to a platform specifically to engage us all in the upcoming election. It provides:

  • Resources on Civics 101
  • Database and voting record on where each candidate stands on issues and policies
  • Reliable news articles and editorials written from people in the crafting community (for which I will announce later this summer)
  • A very cool interactive map will be created to engage people in all 50 states to connect in-person and attend town hall, meet ups, rallies, etc. together.
  • Diane of Lady Dye Yarns will travel across country to different yarn shops with other individuals in the crafting community having a discussion on diversity and inclusion in the crafting industry as well as issue happening in national politics. (If you are yarn store interested in having Diane come to your shop, please contact through ladydyeyarns.com

A lot of work is going into putting together a craftivists, political, and social justice platform for our community in which we hope will extend past 2020. It won’t be perfect in the beginning and we will have some glitches but this is about mobilizing and bring use together. This may be a project within the Lady Dye Yarns brand but it will involve dozens of bipocs and non-bipocs within this crafting community.

 

28 Jun 19
Lady Dye Yarns

NOTE: ALL Merchandise for each level will be mailed out second week in October

Pledge at $35.00 you will receive:

  • A Rebel with a Cause “Modern Day Rosie the Riveter” BUTTON Designed by Mollie Morris (IG: @may_sonder)
  • Lady Dye Yarns Rebel with a Cause PROJECT BAG

 

The Rebel with a Cause Project is a media source to bring together individuals in the crafting community to a platform specifically to engage us all in the upcoming election. It provides:

  • Resources on Civics 101
  • Database and voting record on where each candidate stands on issues and policies
  • Reliable news articles and editorials written from people in the crafting community (for which I will announce later this summer)
  • A very cool interactive map will be created to engage people in all 50 states to connect in-person and attend town hall, meet ups, rallies, etc. together.
  • Diane of Lady Dye Yarns will travel across country to different yarn shops with other individuals in the crafting community having a discussion on diversity and inclusion in the crafting industry as well as issue happening in national politics. (If you are yarn store interested in having Diane come to your shop, please contact through ladydyeyarns.com

A lot of work is going into putting together a craftivists, political, and social justice platform for our community in which we hope will extend past 2020. It won’t be perfect in the beginning and we will have some glitches but this is about mobilizing and bring use together. This may be a project within the Lady Dye Yarns brand but it will involve dozens of bipocs and non-bipocs within this crafting community.

 

28 Jun 19
Lady Dye Yarns

NOTE: ALL Merchandise for each level will be mailed out second week in October

Pledge at $10.00 you will receive a Rebel with a Cause “Modern Day Rosie the Riveter” BUTTON Designed by Mollie Morris (IG: @may_sonder)

 

The Rebel with a Cause Project is a media source to bring together individuals in the crafting community to a platform specifically to engage us all in the upcoming election. It’s provides:

  • Resources on Civics 101
  • Database and voting record on where each candidate stands on issues and policies
  • Reliable news articles and editorials written from people in the crafting community (for which I will announce later this summer)
  • A very cool interactive map will be created to engage people in all 50 states to connect in-person and attend town hall, meet ups, rallies, etc. together.
  • Diane of Lady Dye Yarns will travel across country to different yarn shops with other individuals in the crafting community having a discussion on diversity and inclusion in the crafting industry as well as issue happening in national politics. (If you are yarn store interested in having Diane come to your shop, please contact through ladydyeyarns.com

A lot of work is going into putting together a craftivists, political, and social justice platform for our community in which we hope will extend past 2020. It won’t be perfect in the beginning and we will have some glitches but this is about mobilizing and bring use together. This may be a project within the Lady Dye Yarns brand but it will involve dozens of bipocs and non-bipocs within this crafting community.

28 Jun 19
Introvert, Dear

As a sensitive introvert, you may want to take meaningful action, but you don’t know what to do that won’t overwhelm you.

27 Jun 19
EAP Research Collective

  NEW COUNCILLOR MEDAL COLLECTION I think it’s deeply important to not just engage with national politics, but with our local politics too. In the UK, our local government makes huge decisions around planning and infrastructure which have a massive impact on our environment. Where we live, towards the edge of the Dorset coast, there […]