October 19, 2016
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Crafting with Feminism: 25 Girl-Powered Projects to Smash the Patriarchy / Boing Boing
Today sees the publication of Bonnie Burton’s (previously) long-awaited new book, Crafting with Feminism: 25 Girl-Powered Projects to Smash the Patriarchy.
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It’s an absolutely delightful read: the projects are nicely staged, moving from the very simple to the very ambitious, and always seasoned with clever …
Fantastic hand-crocheted E.T. costume for 2-year-old / Boing Boing
Stephanie Pokorny freehand crocheted this out-of-this-world E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial costume for her son Jack, age 2! The project took her four days.
“He is free handed and made with no pattern,” she said. “I literally just tried it on him as I created and stopped when it fit right!”
Bonnie Burton (previously) is a favorite around these parts, thanks both to her keen eye for awesomeness, and her next book, Crafting with Feminism: 25 Girl-Powered Projects to Smash the Patriarchy (Oct 18), looks like a big ole ball of perfect. (with a foreword by Felicia! Day! (never weird!))
This is what a feminist crafter looks like! Wear your ideology on your …