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Liz Kueneke Lets Crafters Stitch Details of Their Community

 - Aug 10, 2009
References: flickr & craftster.org
Liz Kueneke’s participatory sewing projects enable crafty individuals to stitch parts of their community on an embroidered map. Kueneke has already completed these knitted maps in places like Los Angeles, Brooklyn, Bangalore, and Manhattan.

Liz Kueneke’s participatory embroidery projects are particularly poignant because they connect individuals within the same community in a productive way. Since each person decides what and how they want to embroider the map, these crowdsourced social histories give a perspective that doesn’t exist with ‘official’ maps.