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This Woman’s Feminist Embroidery Of The “Arthur” Meme Is Truly Amazing

"Memes kind of got me and my friends through Brexit, to be honest!" Hannah Hill told BuzzFeed News.

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Hill is a sewing fanatic: She began taking an interest in it at the age of 17. She told BuzzFeed: "Most of my pieces are about my identity and sexuality – they are quite biographical and kind of girly."

Instagram: @hanecdote

Hill wanted to create something spectacular. She said she loves memes, especially the popular Arthur meme, which became the inspiration for her latest design.

She said: "Memes in general can be such a great tool for communication. Memes kind of got me and my friends through Brexit to be honest!"


Hill added: "I [had] seen some hilarious examples of it [the Arthur meme], and wanted to put my spin on it. I saw @adamtots version which he redrew, and that inspired me to come up with an embroidered version."

Instagram: @adamtots

She said a small proportion of the replies had been "kind of mean and rude which does get to me."

Thanks for all the love ❤️❤️❤️❤️ Also fuck mean people 🖕🏼🖕🏼🖕🏼🖕🏼

She said she was mostly disappointed by the "anti-feminist trolls telling me I've wasted my time or making fun of me. I try to not let it bother me."


Victoria Sanusi is a reporter for BuzzFeed News and is based in London.

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