Tag Archives: Stitching

Zapatistas and embroidery as a form of protest

This post is dedicated to my son who travelled extensively in Chiapas. Although some of his experiences brought knots to my stomach, many were quite charming. Chiapas, Mexico’s southernmost state, is the territory of the Zapatistas, an indigenous insurgent movement … Continue reading

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Pillow books, kimonos and mottainai

For Rose! My friend Rose is a video maker.  For many years she worked in Japan.  While there, she bought an embroidered kimono that, once back in the States,  was out of place for her new lifestyle. Luckily for me, … Continue reading

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Playing follow the leader with needle and thread

Embroidering delicate stories, Arimoto Yumiko YOU WILL LIKE THIS! More Yumiko, Dinner made to measure + Atelier: Yumiko Arimoto. Ursula Rauch + Masculin, Féminin + Inge Jacobsen: cross-stitched vogue covers + Plastic Bag Embroidery, In Defense of Bamboo Fabric + … Continue reading

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