The power of craft: Stitched Stories Vlog

14 Oct The power of craft: Stitched Stories Vlog

For decades Britain has associated needlecraft with our grandmothers, Women’s Institutes and art students.Stitched Stories weaves the interlocking narratives of the Craftivist Collective founder, Sarah Corbett and ex-prisoner Neil who continues to sew for Fine Cell Work. The documentary reveals the power and potential of needlecraft on their lives.
At a time when the prison population is at an all time high and activists are frequently represented as angry citizens, Stitched Stories creates a visual space for prisoners and activists to subvert society’s stereotypes and illustrate the real meaning of needlework.
Watch the full documentary ‘Stitched Stories’ By Rachel Tavernor here
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