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Tag: textiles

Yellow and Orange embroidery thread

Stitching History: Using Embroidery to Examine the Past

New year, new post about embroidery. My latest piece, “Stitching History: Using Embroidery to Examine the Past” can be found over at ActiveHistory.ca. This post looks at embroidery samplers as a way to explore personal and social historical narratives. Photo by Esther Ní Dhonnacha on Unsplash

Two embroidery hoops with florals

Embroidery as Record and Resistance

My latest piece, Embroidery as Record and Resistance, can be found over at Contingent Magazine. A huge thank you to the Contingent Magazine team for their work, dedication, and innovation in creating a space for history online. My post looks at embroidery, feminist resistance, and protest. Photo – two embroidery hoops by me.

Material Voices at the Textile Museum of Canada

The second museum I decided to visit while in Toronto was the Textile Museum of Canada (TMC).  If you’ve been following this blog for awhile you know I get really exited about seeing textile arts in mainstream museum spaces – so visiting the TMC seemed like a logical way to build on that love.  The…
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Baltimore Museum of Art

During my last day in Baltimore I took the Charm City Circulator to the Baltimore Museum of Art (BMA).  The effort of looking up a free bus service and dragging myself outside on a raining day was definitely worth it.  The BMA is free and is well known for its contemporary art collection.  It was…
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