Inspired to Stitch – Hannalie Taute

Hannalie Taute is an astonishing creative force. The South African artist depicts fairy tales in rubber and thread. She stitches unnerving self-portraits. She builds sculptured figures without faces. Taute has worked with rubber, which she sources from discarded inner tubes from local businesses, since 2011. The process is labor intensive.…

Inspired to Stitch – Rebecca Levi

My fandom of Rebecca Levi started in LA. I first met the Brooklyn-based artist on Sunset Blvd. Curator Ellen Schinderman had organized an artists’ brunch for those of us showing work in Stitch Fetish 4. Over waffles and coffee we all discussed our artwork and techniques. At the opening that…

Inspired to Stitch – You are so very beautiful #yasvb

Let’s switch things up this month and talk about inspiring people with stitch. Betsy Greer of Craftivism and Mary England of Uncustomary have created a guerilla art project to do just that. With help from others, they will make a big art drop (or art abandonment) in three cities on two…