Meet the Women Who Revolutionized the World of Arts and Crafts
This worldly woman drew inspiration from her roots— she grew up in Tanzania, studied in Sierra Leone, and settled in Oxford—to create a popular, strategic building game that would later become a quintessential favorite.
May Morris was fearless in more ways than one. In addition to making artistic history in the world of embroidery, she also cofounded the Women's Guild of Arts giving a much-needed—and well-deserved—voice to female creators.
Beulah Louise Henry
Otherwise known as "Lady Edison", this female creator drew her first original blueprints at the age of nine. Today, we have her to thank for over 110 inventions including the first bobbinless sewing machine.
As the creator of Mod Podge (short for “modern decoupage”), this South Carolina girl reinvented the once-laborious art form leaving behind a legacy of infinite, creative possibilities.
This Baltimore native, known as the reigning queen of etiquette, was also an author and self-made businesswoman, teaching women throughout history both how to follow rules, and when to break them.