Fiber Crafts, Feminism, and Subversion

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Stephanie McCarter’s article “From Penelope to Pussyhats, The Ancient Origins of Feminist Craftivism: On Subversive Uses of Women’s Handicrafts Throughout History” appeared on LitHub a few months ago. As someone who engages in a variety of typically feminine fiber arts (sewing, embroidery, and weaving), the title spoke to me. While I’ve never considered my crafting […]

Loki Look-Alike

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This is amazing. Found on Tumblr.  

The Volva

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What does she see? How much will she tell you?


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I was gifted with two lovely red roses at PantheaCon last weekend! The first, from Karen Krebser of The Muse’s Darling, was from the ritual of The Order of the Black Madonna. I put it on my Angrboda altar, and both She and the rose seem pleased about the arrangement:   And I had the […]

Devotional Art from Tünzale Memmedzade

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Tünzale Memmedzade, a painter in Azerbaijan, has created a beautiful work of art that is also an amazing act of devotion. For three years, she patiently painted the words of the Quran onto silk panels. From the Daily Sabah article: “Memmedzade, a 33-year-old artist, used 50 meters of transparent black silk, and 1,500 milliliters of […]


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