Nothing says class like a little cross stitch at home.
The triumphant return of macrame, knitting, embroidery and cross stitch to the mainstream has been very well documented, but subversive cross stitch is a genre in its own right – and the feminist variety is particularly powerful.
It’s hard to deny that one of these beauties wouldn’t be the finishing touch in a powerful woman’s living room.
Feminist Killjoy (Stitch You Know, $ 20)
Because, isn’t it all?
Ruth Bader Ginsburg (Cross Stitch by Rachel, $ 56)
The Notorious RBG in a beautiful cross stitch format.
Not yours was never (Yes Stitch Yes, $ 44)
Quick daily meditation on consent and control.
Yas Kween (Koezee, $ 28)
An ode to Big city and your personal mantra.
Not sorry (Taylor Made, $ 32)
Sorry not sorry, guys.
Boss Ass Bitch (Chicago Point, $ 25)
There is no room for subtlety in the world of feminist cross stitch and embroidery.
All Adventurous Women Do It (That X Stitch Cray, $ 59)
Quote via Girls – words to live.
Ovaries Before Brovaries (Fallen Designs, $ 35)
The wise words of a certain Leslie Knope.
Well-behaved women rarely make history (Bleuroo, $ 25)
For rebels and troublemakers.
Cats Against Catcalling (Stitch You Knot, $ 36)
There is also an excellent version of âManatees Against Misogynyâ.
Hillary Clinton Campaign Cushion (HillaryClinton.com, $ 75)
A woman’s place is in the White House (and Parliament).
Riots Not Diets (Spoonie Stitching, $ 32)
Words to live.
Crush Patriarchy (Havenly, $ 40)
Ideal for your bedside table.
Wake Up, Kick Ass, Repeat (Floss Boss Embroidery, $ 40)
New personal mantra.
Bitches Get Stuff Done (Fawn and Peach, $ 39)
The truer words have never been spoken.
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