Former editor Emilia recently sat down (virtually) with Sara Trail, Founder and Director of the Social Justice Sewing Academy (SJSA). Originally intended to be a Sewcialists interview, we decided to work the interview material and supplementary information from the SJSA website into an article format. This is a new format for us—hopefully you enjoy it!

In the first half of our article/interview with Sara from Social Justice Sewing Academy, we learned about why the SJSA was founded, how it works, and the ethos of youth voice driving their work. This second half covers how the quilts are shown and exhibited and how they are received by the quilting community. You should definitely go read the first half for context if you didn’t already!

What happens after the art is made?... [read more]