May 14th, 2015 | by Becky Striepe
The plarn sleeping mats movement is gaining steam! What began at a church in Chicago has spread all the way south to Louisiana. Luling, Louisiana's Wayne Abadie heard about Chicago's Bag Mat Project and wanted to do the same thing in his own town
November 8th, 2014 | by Becky Striepe
The Purple Buddha Project is helping artisans in war-torn Cambodia heal their hearts and feed their families
October 31st, 2014 | by Becky Striepe
Crafter Marie Brian - aka The Cotton Floozy on Instagram - was fed up with hateful and sexist comments on her blog. Rather than start a flame war, Brian grabbed her embroidery needle in a stunning example of craftivism
October 15th, 2014 | by Becky Striepe
In a stunning example of craftivism, the artists at Ocean Sole are transforming an eyesore into a statement about waste. And effecting change while they're at it!
June 4th, 2014 | by Becky Striepe
Chicago artist Jim Bachor is turning Chicago potholes into art one mosaic at a time
May 24th, 2014 | by Becky Striepe
Urban beautification can have meanings big and small. These are some of my favorite craftivist projects focused on making urban spaces a little kinder
May 21st, 2014 | by Becky Striepe
If you live in an urban area, you've probably seen basketball courts with missing nets or - almost sadder - nets that are falling apart. Those empty hoops are more than an eyesore, though. They signal to kids in these areas that we don't care about them. This amazing example of craftivism in action aims to fix that problem
May 14th, 2014 | by Becky Striepe
Artist Ali Golzad gives a face to traumatized children in these beautifully haunting examples of craftivism in action
January 25th, 2014 | by Becky Striepe
Project Junktopia uses craftivism to shine a light on consumer waste, and it does it beautifully. Check out these videos!
December 28th, 2013 | by Becky Striepe
Artist Molly Evans uses craftivism hilariously to draw attention to end-of-semester waste.