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Shannon Downey FTW

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SO many people sent me this image after the Women's March. I finally looked at the name and OF COURSE it's the awesome Shannon Downey of Badass Cross Stitch! You can see more photos from the event at Shannon's blog, along with results from all of her craftivism efforts including the #EndGunViolence show we participated in. You may remember our earlier blog post about Shannon and her Extreme Cross Stitch adventures. She's pretty much everything I want to be, my cross stitch and general all-around badass idol. I hope her sign ends up in the collection of march signs being...

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Meet Shannon Downey of Badass Cross Stitch

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I discovered Badass Cross Stitch while browsing around on Instagram and I was immediately drawn to the photos. I got to know the creator, Shannon Downey, a bit more and that’s when I saw these AMAZING thread organizers she was creating and I was like, Subversive peeps need to know about this! I love them so much I’m selling them here on my site! Then I saw Shannon post photos of a train trip to cross stitch in the Montana wilderness (tagging it #ExtremeStitching and #ExtremeCrossStitching) and I was all, Okay, I seriously need to share this and NOW. So...

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Badass Thread Organizer (no, really)

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Seriously, how great is this? An original product made by Shannon Downey of BadAss Cross Stitch, available here--now--in our shop! Tune in tomorrow for my interview with Shannon and get to know this truly kick-ass cross stitcher.

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