Thursday, 15 October 2015

Throwback Thursday

Andrea reminded me this week of a project I did 4 years ago for a campaign to highlight FGM - Female Genital Mutilation. Something slightly different from what I work on now, but still loved the project and supporting the campaign.
The project was simply make a quilted patch for a vagina quilt - also known as Vulva Quilt - in order to help raise awareness of FGM, all started by Shoreditch Sisters - a young WI group based in London.
Below are a few pictures of my patch, which I think was about a 6inch square in size, and included a button for extra detail!

I have participated in many similar small projects, and admit I haven't done anything recently. I loved the short brief, which allows freedom of creativity to contribute towards a greater piece of work and share your skills and creativity with others and see how others have responded to the same task.
I have never seen the quilt fully finished or on display, but there is the picture below on the Shoreditch Sisters Facebook page from 2012?
My original post from my blog can be found here.
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