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Art with a sting: Tiny Pricks Project chronicles Donald Trumpís words with embroidery (TDS)
Daily Hampshire Gazette (Northampton, MA) ^ | 2/14/2020 | Steven Pfarrer

Posted on 02/15/2020 11:11:20 AM PST by BansheeBill

Over the course of his public life, Donald Trump has made any number of incendiary, bizarre and flat-out false comments. And since he began his campaign for the presidency in 2015, Trump has kept the quotes coming at an ever-increasing, ever-exhausting pace.

“I am a very stable genius.” “I alone can fix it.” “Why are we having all these people from sh*thole countries come here?” “Nobody has more respect for women than I do.” (The latter comment came the same night he referred to Hillary Clinton during a 2016 debate as “Such a nasty women.”) As much as they’ve become a central part of the 24-hour news cycle, including by inspiring rebuttals — the Washington Post says Trump has made over 16,200 false or misleading statements since taking office — Trump’s comments, since last summer, have also inspired a growing public art project, one that has now come to Northampton’s A.P.E Gallery.

The Tiny Pricks Project began early last year when a New York-based textile artist and activist, Diana Weymar, stitched “I am a very stable genius” onto an old piece of embroidery from her grandmother. Weymar said at the time that she found the experience “cathartic,” a way of viewing Trump’s words in a different context and of documenting them physically — a permanent record, so to speak, that could outlast the throw-away sensibility of Trump’s favorite medium, Twitter.

After posting on Instagram a photo of that work and similar textiles she made, Weymar began hearing from friends and others involved with needlework who said they wanted to take part in the effort. People also began sending her samples of their work — on handkerchiefs, doilies and other pieces of fabric.

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Some people in Western Mass have too much time on their hands.
1 posted on 02/15/2020 11:11:20 AM PST by BansheeBill
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To: BansheeBill

Well named group...


2 posted on 02/15/2020 11:12:52 AM PST by null and void (The democrats just can't get over the fact that they lost an election they themselves rigged!)
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To: BansheeBill

We could do the same with President Zero’s famous fibs. I wonder how the lefties would like THAT artwork.


3 posted on 02/15/2020 11:13:11 AM PST by Twotone (While one may vote oneself into socialism one has to shoot oneself out of it.)
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To: BansheeBill

Pretty poor needle work - maybe these female dogs should have taken home economics in high school.


4 posted on 02/15/2020 11:16:00 AM PST by dainbramaged (That information is classified. Request denied.)
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To: BansheeBill

One says...” I believe in clean air, immaculate air, but I don’t belive in climate change”


5 posted on 02/15/2020 11:19:36 AM PST by goodnesswins (Want to know your family genealogy? Run for political office...")
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To: BansheeBill

Embroidery






From Ukraine. (LOL)

6 posted on 02/15/2020 11:22:21 AM PST by left that other site (If you do not stand firm in your faith, you will not stand at all. (Isaiah 7:9))
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To: null and void

Very Freudian name.


7 posted on 02/15/2020 11:25:09 AM PST by Olog-hai ("No Republican, no matter how liberal, is going to woo a Democratic vote." -- Ronald Reagan, 1960)
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To: BansheeBill

So brave


8 posted on 02/15/2020 11:26:12 AM PST by Skywise
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To: BansheeBill

I thought this was going to be a thread about Michael Bloomberg.


9 posted on 02/15/2020 11:26:39 AM PST by GreenHornet
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Trump is so skilled at getting his message out that his avowed enemies are embroidering his statements one stitch at a time into a family heirloom while they sit at home.

He's got them spending their spare time repeating his ideas over and over again. That's PR genius!

10 posted on 02/15/2020 11:39:21 AM PST by freeandfreezing
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Wait, this is a Bloomberg thread, right?


11 posted on 02/15/2020 11:41:50 AM PST by bigbob (Trust Trump. Trust the Plan.)
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To: freeandfreezing

Trump’s living free in their collective empty heads.


12 posted on 02/15/2020 12:01:46 PM PST by carriage_hill (A society grows great when old men plant trees, in whose shade they know they will never sit.)
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To: BansheeBill

Boy, they sure showed him who’s boss.


13 posted on 02/15/2020 12:43:21 PM PST by lurk
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To: BansheeBill

Great job syndicating this garbage, DU would
be proud of you.


14 posted on 02/15/2020 12:46:06 PM PST by Phil DiBasquette
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“Great job syndicating this garbage, DU would
be proud of you.”

No doubt they are.


15 posted on 02/15/2020 12:58:31 PM PST by Beagle8U (Did Eric Ciaramella kill Epstein? He didn't kill himself.)
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I wonder how the lefties would like THAT artwork.

How can you even ask after that banana taped to a wall art they raved over?

16 posted on 02/15/2020 1:06:47 PM PST by itsahoot (Welcome to the New USA where Islam is a religion of peace and Christianity is a mental disorder.)
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misleading statements

In other words one's interpretation. That's an opening to drive whole clown cars through.

17 posted on 02/15/2020 1:18:13 PM PST by xp38
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To: BansheeBill

I wonder if they allow women in that club.


18 posted on 02/15/2020 1:37:53 PM PST by TangoLimaSierra (To the Left, The Truth is Right Wing Extremism.)
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ROFL!

That is really crappy needle work.


19 posted on 02/15/2020 3:10:16 PM PST by lizma2
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To: left that other site

Technically cross stich.

And gorgeous.

Starting at the age of 5, I learned every kind of needlework from different female relatives.

Instead of sending me to kindergarten, my mom taught me sew. My great-aunt actually had a knitting and crocheting school in Chicago! I was taught to tat!


20 posted on 02/15/2020 3:24:07 PM PST by lizma2
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