Stitched Protests

Here are some examples of when embroidery became part of a move to transform the relationship of art to society, and the place of women with in it.

Suffragette Banners of the early 1900’s

Sonia Terk Delaunay – textile designer and artist, also did embroidered collage paintings.

Judy Chicago, the Dinner Party.  Combination of embroidery, ceramics and installation commemorating women in history

Contemporary Stitch Protest

Samples of hand embroidered patches with a statement.


5 thoughts on “Stitched Protests

  1. I’m very interested in learning how to embroider things… I came across some embroidery art online the other day and now I’m even more excited.

  2. I think the embroidery we learned Friday, along with all the other techniques we learned, will be very useful and will come in handy in the future.

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