Stitching Freedom - Embroidery and Incarceration
|Common Threads Press
For centuries, people have stitched in good times and in bad, finding strength in the needlemoving in and out of fabric. 'Stitching Freedom' explores the embroidery made in prisons andmental health hospitals - those who have embroidered to distract, to reflect, or to calm. FromMary, Queen of Scots to Lorina Bulwer, embroidery historian and curator Isabella Rosner unpicks twelve embroidered histories to discover what can be created when freedom is out of reach.
|68 p, ills colour & bw, 15 x 21 cm, pb, English
Common Threads Press