I thought you might all like to see an update on the 25 Million Stitches project that I shared before. https://feltingandfiberstudio.com/2020/02/08/25-million-stitches/
Penny has been stitching away and has posted about her progress. Thanks for sharing Penny. She hasn’t finished the piece as she is still working on the background. She said she would share again when the piece is completed.
At the very beginning of winter’s short, dark days I was inspired to join a community project called 25 Million Stitches (https://www.25millionstitches.com/ ). Each of the 25 million stitches represents one of the 25 million refugees in the world this year. I signed up on the website and was sent a numbered piece of fabric that measures 15” X 32” with instructions that the 15” height couldn’t be changed, but the length could be shortened. When I looked at the fabric, I instantly saw a long line of refugees fleeing violence, drought, grinding poverty, etc. For a few days I thought about what subject matter I might like to stitch, but since the vision of the line of refugees refused to leave my mind, I settled on that. Since I have little practice drawing human bodies, I looked up photos of refugees online, and drew separate forms from the…
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