Archive | Politics RSS feed for this section

Crazy quilting: another zipper and/or drawstring pouch

24 Jun
Finished crazy quilting pouch flat on the desk, zipper open; the inner drawstring extension pulled out and stretch out showing the wooden beads on the side. There are some other wooden beads next to it as well as a sewing needle and thread nippers.

(Self-indulgent, image heavy post ahead)

Continue reading

White supremacy, the 2nd Amendment, complicity of the press.

16 May

I was going to post a movie review today.

Then there were two racist mass shootings over the weekend, and there was just no space in my head to watch and livetweet a romance.

Continue reading

Chugging along (another update)

6 May

Given the absolute shitshow that is US politics right now, let alone “we are still in a pandemic, stupid”, and “there’s a war in Europe, so food and fuel prices have risen because war profiteering is a thing US corporations do really well”, I thought to try for a bit of cheer.

Top of my work table, showing 12 finished patchwork pouches, and three halfway completed, all with different fabrics/thread colords/quilting patterns combinations.
Continue reading

Post-Roe, tears and a fight.

3 May

Yesterday evening Politico published a February-dated SCOTUS draft, authored by Alito (the far right asshole), overturning Roe, and basically announcing the intention of the six far right assholes on the highest court of the USA to go after marriage equality soon. That they’ll go after contraceptives too is a given (rapist frat bro Kavanaugh and Amy the handmaiden Comey Barrett have both said they consider contraceptives to *be* abortifacients)

So here we are.

Continue reading