Browsing the "Craftivism" Tag

How can crafters help the homeless?

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

How to Make a Sandwich Board

February 20th, 2015 | by Julie Finn

Whether you've got a craft fair, street festival, urban yard sale, protest rally, or, yes, Girl Scout cookie booth in the works, a DIY sandwich board is an excellent, albeit old-school, way to get the word out. Here's how to make a sandwich board with materials that you can get for free

Craftivism in Action: Embroidering Against Sexism

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

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