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The official podcast of Black Women Stitch, the sewing group where Black lives matter. Stitch Please centers Black women, girls, and femmes in sewing. Weekly discussions, interviews, tips, and techniques celebrate and contextualize Black creativity.
 
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Lisa Woolfork is an associate professor of African American Literature and Culture. Her teaching and research explore Black women writers, the fiction of Black identity, trauma theory, and American slavery. She is the convener and founder of Black Women Stitch, the sewing group where Black Lives Matter. She is also the host/producer of Stitch Pleas…
 
EMERGENCY SUPPORT REQUEST: Sew Hope Community Sewing Room, a Black woman led nonprofit sewing studio was recently damaged by severe flooding: 16 inches of water saturated the newly opened venue. Please donate to the Go Fund Me or directly to the project. CashApp$SewHopeSTL If financial support is not possible, Sew Hope is accepting donations of mac…
 
Lisa Woolfork is an associate professor of English specializing in African American literature and culture. Her teaching and research explore Black women writers, the fiction of Black identity, trauma theory, and American slavery. She is the convener and founder of Black Women Stitch, the sewing group where Black Lives Matter. She is also the host/…
 
Cultured Expressions on the Stitch Please podcast: episode 52 and episode 78. Find Lisa Shepard Stewart on social media Website: www.CulturedExpressions.com Facebookhttps://www.facebook.com/CulturedExpressions/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/culturedexpressions/ YouTube: www.youtube.com/CEFabricVideos/Videos Blog: www.culturedexpressions.word…
 
Host: Lisa Woolfork is an associate professor of African American Literature and Culture. Her teaching and research explore Black women writers, the fiction of Black identity, trauma theory, and American slavery. She is the convener and founder of Black Women Stitch, the sewing group where Black Lives Matter. She is also the host/producer of Stitch…
 
Mahdiyyah Muhammad is a self-taught Artist, Fashion Designer, and Instructor who began designing at a very young age, breathing new life into discarded clothing. She draws inspiration from her practice of fabric alchemy; with an ability to take recycled, bio-based materials and turn them into one of one works of wearable art that boost healing prop…
 
Lisa Woolfork is the convener and founder of Black Women Stitch, the sewing group where Black Lives Matter. She is also the host/producer of Stitch Please, a weekly audio podcast that centers on Black women, girls, and femmes in sewing. In the summer of 2017, she became a founding member of Black Lives Matter Charlottesville. Actually, she is activ…
 
May 14th Is Black Fae Day. Learn more about this delightfully Black festive holiday from its founder and principal organizer Jasmine LeFleur and Kia Sangria, a 2022 ambassador. Both are visionary joy practitioners within the Black Fae community, a platform and annual event that increases the positive visibility of Black people in mainstream fantasy…
 
Aja Barber’s website, instagram, facebook Aja Barber’s book, Consumed: The Need for Collective Change Aja intentionally has only one sponsor, Vestiaire Collective and provides special access to her Patreon supporters. Aja mentions Fashion Revolution, the world’s largest fashion activism movement What should everyone watch? Aja says “The Story of St…
 
Find Shams el-Din Rogers' on Instagram Shams mentions reading Vicki Robin, Shams volunteers at Creative Reuse Toronto. Lisa and Sham mention Aja Barber and her book Consumed Aja is on the podcast next week! Lisa mentions a poem by Francis Ellen Watkins Harper Lisa also mentions Fannie Lou Hamer's 1971 speech "Nobody's free until everybody's free." …
 
Follow Nefertiti Griggs on socials! @thecornyrainbow and @nefertitihaidera (photography page) on IG Meaningful sewing events: Find out more about these on her website! Pretty Girls Sew Rippin Aint Easy challenge Rare Oscar De La Renta vintage Vogue pattern (met President Obama and Michelle) Beyonce 2016 Grammy bridal gown Her 2019 vow renewal gown …
 
e bond’s webpage Stitch Please Episode 113 "e bond's GLYPHS: A Fabric Collection of Black Women Writers" Stitch Please Episode 93 "Threads Across Time" with Sarah Bond Lisa's teaching partner mentioned Tobiah Mundt interviewed in Episode 44: Tuft Love: Felt(ing) Emotions with Tobiah Mundt e bond’s Glyph fabric collection from Free Spirit fabrics Sa…
 
Dr. Diana Baird N'Diaye Instagram @dndaiaye gorgeous website: https://ndiayedesign.myportfolio.com/ Harlem Youth Opportunities Unlimited or HARYOU Mamie Phipps Clark and Kenneth Clark Cyril deGrasse Tyson led anti-poverty programs inside and outside of government Zelda Wynn Valdes, American fashion designer and costumer Arthur Mitchell, American ba…
 
Kianga Art webpage, instragram, facebook Reginald Lewis LaVerne Hall, Holiday Festival of Black Dolls Crowations International Black Doll Show and Sale, Philadelphia Faith Ringgold Gee's Bend Quilters Read Until You Understand; the Profound Wisdom of Black Life and Literature, Farah Jasmine Griffin Walter Dean Myers Of Water and The Spirit, Maliodo…
 
Resources: Episode 12 of Stitch Please Social Justice Sewing Academy Stitching Stolen Lives: Social Justice Sewing Academy Remembrance Project book The Yarn Mission National Quilting Museum (a.k.a. Paducah) Latifah Saafir Libs Elliott Kevin E. Quashie, "Black Alivesness or, A Poetics of Being" Places to find Sara's book events and the Remembrance P…
 
Patricia Turner Crafted Lives: Stories and Studies of African American Quilters, Patricia Turner. January 2009 Paremiologist-one who studies proverbs Alan Dundes Ralph Ellison Gee’s Bend Claudia Rankine, Citizen Chimamanda Adichie Gladys-Marie Fry Deborah Grayson Stitched from the Soul, Slave Quilts from the Antebellum South, Gladys-Marie Fry Churc…
 
Kristine Mays website, instagram, facebook Eldridge Cleaver, writer and political activist ''Our crown has already been bought and paid for. All we have to do is wear it.'' -James Baldwin Lisa shared her exploration of “Forecrafting:” using one’s limited resources to craft something that will save and preserve your future- whether you’re there to s…
 
e bond’s webpage e bond’s Creativebug classes e bond’s Glyph fabric collection from Free Spirit fabrics Writers mentioned from Glyph fabric collect: Nella Larsen, Phillis Wheatley, Maya Angelou, Octavia Butler, Lorraine Hansberry, Lucille Clifton The Slowdown podcast Tracy K Smith former host of The Slowdown podcast and author of Declaration Ada Li…
 
Rev. Dr. Renita J. Weems wikipedia Rev. Dr. Renita J. Weems webpage Just a Sister Away: A Womanist Vision of Women's Relationships in the Bible, Renita J. Weems Black Stars African American Religious Leaders book Katie Cannon Alice Walker Kimberle Crenshaw All the Women Are White, All the Blacks Are Men, But Some of Us Are Brave Sula by Toni Morris…
 
Enter the contest by leaving a message with your answer! (Contest is not affiliated with IG or Marimekko.) Question: How much 1.5 inch (3.8cm) bias binding will Lisa get from a piece of fabric sized 22" by 36" (55.88cm by 91.44cm)? If you want to participate in the WORD OF THE YEAR episode, leave a message about your word or lack thereof! There are…
 
Thanks SEW much to Queenora Renee Irvin, Sonja, Marissa, and Shivsews for their contributions to this episode. Try Speakpipe. If you want to leave/send a voice message to the podcast or Black Women Stitch, you can do so here. Check out Queenora's VIsion Board Party this Saturday, 1/8/22, 7pm EST on Instagram. Follow her on IG for more info. There a…
 
check out Episode 85 Intentional Sewing, Intentional Living with Kamali Obiagu Learn more about Kamali Obiagu! Instagram: @kamali.obiagu Webpage Kwanzaa greeting "Habari Gani" and the 7 principles of Kwanzaa Ways to support the Podcast and Black Women Stitch: The BWS 2022 Wall Calendar ships free for 2021 Make a one-time donation here at our Act Bl…
 
Martha McIntosh, a.k.a. Garichild on Instagram @Garichild Garifuna Garifuna Settlement Day Wanaragu Dance, Jonkunu, Mascaro Belize Wanaragua Dancers video Chatoyer, Garifuna Chief Paranda Support Black Women Stitch and the Stitch Please podcast by subscribing to our Patreon or buying the 2022 Black Women Stitch Wall Calendar…
 
Stitching Holiday Traditions is a special series of the Stitch Please podcast. These are first-person narratives from women in the Black Women Stitch community. They talk about how the December holidays bring about their creative spirit. Learn how their sewing and making enhances their celebrations.Our series begins with Lena King. This dynamic and…
 
Support Black Women Stitch and Stitch Please podcast with a 2022 Black Women Stitch Wall Calendar GEL Collective Resources: Discount Code stitch10 Elemental Mystery Quilt website Elemental Mystery Quilt Registration and Toolkit Episode 45 of Stitch Please Gel Design Mystery Quilts Facebook group From GEL: Parallel Universe was successful beyond our…
 
Thank you to volunteer sound designer for her work on this episode including the following music: “Chill Lo-Fi Hip Hop” by Skilsel; “News Corporate” by Skilsel; “Hip Hop Lo-Fi” by John Sib; “Hip Hop Funk” by John Sib and “African Percussion” by Sofra More about Rita Dove Whether she is crafting a line of poetry or stitching together her husband’s l…
 
Details on Bratober 2021 Theme: Bralettes & Bottoms Check out these websites and IG accounts. www.bratalkboutique.com Nikki Griffin IG: @bratalklive DeWahn Coburn IG: @sewdd1104 Naomi Johnson IG: @naomipjohnson Deborah Grayson www.colorfulfindings.com IG: @colorfulfindings Queenora Irvin www.queenorareneefabrics.com IG: @queenorareneefabrics…
 
Learn more about this fantastic project here! Ragbaby Exchange has held workshops with the Phillips Collection in Washington, DC, Prince Georges County Maryland's Arts Humanities Council, and with Community Family Life Services in Washington, DC with women and young mothers. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_TxcNwidivA https://www.wusa9.com/video/ne…
 
The Stitch Please podcast will celebrate its 100th episode on 9/15/2021. As part of that effort, we are looking to add 100 additional Black Women Stitch Patreon supporters by the 100th Stitch Please podcast episode publication date. These funds will be used to build financial stability for the podcast while alleviating the pressure of a solo operat…
 
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