Looking for a creative outlet to channel your feminist pride? Feminist cross stitch patterns and feminist embroidery patterns have been popular in the past few years and I rounded up some of my favorites. Traditionally a demure and “lady-like” craft, needlework has become more popular with modern stitchers looking to express different values. The patterns I picked range from inspiring people to warning them; it is hard to choose a favorite!
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“Don’t tell me to smile” cross stitch pattern* from Plastic Little Covers – There are lots of anecdotal and academic writings on the expectations for women to act happy and look pretty, and this serves as the perfect antidote.
“You are enough” cross stitch pattern* from Junebug and darlin – Companies spend millions selling products to make you look a different way, but guess what, you can opt out so here is a stitched reminder.