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KatieBlair
« on: September 23, 2008 03:35:16 PM »

One of my favorite feminist mentors has a fabulous Emma Goldman tattoo on her forearm so as a gift to her for being so great to me for years, I made this for her.





I hope you like it!  I know she will.

If you have never heard of Emma Goldman and want to know why she is so great check out this link:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emma_Goldman

I found this pattern and other awesome feminist patterns at Radical Crosstitch DIY.  Here is a link:

http://radicalcrossstitch.com/xstitch/





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« Reply #1 on: September 23, 2008 03:37:43 PM »

'S very good that.
I hope your friend was chuffed.
(That means really happy, in case you were wondering!)
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« Reply #2 on: September 23, 2008 03:49:59 PM »

that is awesome.. i love stuff on dark fabrics, its especially nice with the solid color. great job!
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« Reply #3 on: September 23, 2008 04:19:33 PM »

I LURRRRRRVVVVVVVV IT!  Emma G's my hero! 
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« Reply #4 on: September 23, 2008 07:18:05 PM »

Oh my goodness.  This is quite cool!  <3 Emma G.  I'm thinking about getting a tattoo sleeve that incorporates famous "badly behaving women" and Emma Goldman is definitely going to be part of it.
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« Reply #5 on: September 24, 2008 08:28:58 AM »

That is so awesome! Thanks for the links too. Wonderful history lesson and wonderful artwork.
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« Reply #6 on: September 24, 2008 12:10:34 PM »

aw yeah, Emma's my homegirl. Great job! Red and black is a great color combo for a radical xstitch!
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