Crafting the Resistance: 35 Projects for Craftivists, Protestors, and Women Who Persist
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, kickass projects such as:
"Snowflake" knitted wristers
  • "Bleeding Heart" T-shirt
  • Clear vinyl protest tote bag to speed up security screenings
  • The Pussyhat as knitted hats, holiday ornaments, throw pillows, and cat beds
  • “Nasty Nag” zippered pouch
  • Well read bookmarks
  • And More!

  • Take politics into your own hands, literally, and craft your message out into the world. 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.
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    Crafting the Resistance: 35 Projects for Craftivists, Protestors, and Women Who Persist
    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, kickass projects such as:
    "Snowflake" knitted wristers
  • "Bleeding Heart" T-shirt
  • Clear vinyl protest tote bag to speed up security screenings
  • The Pussyhat as knitted hats, holiday ornaments, throw pillows, and cat beds
  • “Nasty Nag” zippered pouch
  • Well read bookmarks
  • And More!

  • Take politics into your own hands, literally, and craft your message out into the world. 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.
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    Crafting the Resistance: 35 Projects for Craftivists, Protestors, and Women Who Persist

    Crafting the Resistance: 35 Projects for Craftivists, Protestors, and Women Who Persist

    Crafting the Resistance: 35 Projects for Craftivists, Protestors, and Women Who Persist

    Crafting the Resistance: 35 Projects for Craftivists, Protestors, and Women Who Persist

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    Overview

    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, kickass projects such as:
    "Snowflake" knitted wristers
  • "Bleeding Heart" T-shirt
  • Clear vinyl protest tote bag to speed up security screenings
  • The Pussyhat as knitted hats, holiday ornaments, throw pillows, and cat beds
  • “Nasty Nag” zippered pouch
  • Well read bookmarks
  • And More!

  • Take politics into your own hands, literally, and craft your message out into the world. 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.

    Product Details

    ISBN-13: 9781510731387
    Publisher: Skyhorse
    Publication date: 08/22/2017
    Pages: 192
    Product dimensions: 6.90(w) x 8.70(h) x 0.70(d)

    About the Author

    Lara Neel sews, knits, and cares about freedom, democracy, women’s rights, indigenous rights, and LBGTQIA equality. She is the author of Sock Architecture and blogs at math4knitters.blogspot.com. She lives in St. Louis Park, Minnesota.

    Heather Marano is an anthropologist and archaeologist. She studies textiles in western and nonwestern cultures and teaches classes on knitting, spinning, gardening, and natural dyeing of fibers and fabrics. She blogs at themerryspinster.com and lives in Millbrae, California.

    Table of Contents

    Introduction 1

    A Very Short History of Craftivism 4

    Tips and Tricks 5

    Special Tools 6

    On the March 13

    Clarity Vinyl Tote 15

    Go Anywhere, Say Anything Messenger Bag 21

    Five Unbranded Bandannas 33

    Purl-Free Pussyhats 45

    Sewing a Flock of Fleece Pussyhats 51

    Persistent Marker Message T-shirts 55

    Security Waist Belt 59

    Mobility Ankle Pocket 63

    Bleeding Heart T-Shirt 67

    Snowflake Wristers 73

    Black Lives Matter Hat 77

    At Home 81

    Pussyhat Throw Pillow 83

    Pussyhat Pet Bed 87

    Luscious Lounge Slippers 97

    Needle Felted Wool Coasters 101

    Quilted Mug Rug 105

    Well Read Bookmarks 109

    Girl Power Knitted Bath Mitt and Washcloth 113

    Pussyhat Holiday Ornament 117

    Resist Felted Rug 121

    Resistance Ornaments 127

    Around Town 131

    HeForShe Coffee Cup Cozy 133

    Resistance Cowl 137

    Pussyhat Bombs 141

    Jabot-Inspired Scarf 145

    Nasty Nag Pouch 149

    Yellow Rose Pin 159

    Free-Range Pussyhat Symbols 163

    Purple Reins of Power Scarf 169

    Don't Be Ladylike Cowl 173

    Abbreviations 175

    Contributors 176

    Bibliography 178

    Some of Our Favorite Organizations and Resources 180

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