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Craftivism: Protest, Handmade With Love

Posted by Melody Rule on

Craftivism: Protest, Handmade With Love

Craftivism, as you have may have guessed from the word, is the act of creative engagement in political and social issues; to make the world a better place through crafting and its beautiful output. I recently posted a photo of a small craftivist project I’d worked on – a surgical face mask with ‘Covid isn’t over just because you’re over it’ stitched on – on Instagram, and it blew up. I had a lot of supportive shares and a lot of anti-mask pro-conspiracy comments, but what it proved? The power of gentle protest. I discovered craftivism almost by accident, as...

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