4 Embroidery Artists Who are Sticking Their Needles to the Patriarchy
Despite how the world is changing toward a less gendered way of labelling people and their interests, some things are still firmly categorised as either women's work or men's work — the former often seen as easy or uncomplicated.
When it comes to skills such as sewing and embroidery, this is definitely the case. Despite textural art's history as a powerful medium of expression for women, it's not a widely accepted form of art. However, a wave of cool, contemporary female artists are taking matters into their own hands by using their needlework to spread inspiring messages of empowerment and awareness. Read on for four women who'll inspire you to pick up a needle, and stick it to the patriarchy.