Emi Ito

Very beginning sewist!

Educator, mother, sustainable fashion fan, Trekkie, and fierce advocate to #CloseTheCamps and end injustice everywhere.

What influence does music have in your life as a creative?:

Both of my parents were musicians and I am also an amateur musician who is sorely out of practice. Music is in my blood, so I always love having music in our home and in my ears.

Tell us about your playlist:

As anti-Asian violence escalates due to our country’s xenophobic and racist roots, I felt it was important to listen to my favorite Asian and Pacific Islander artists on a regular basis. I’ve been watching their music videos and listening to their songs as a form of resistance and resilience!

Photo Credit: Zachary Gray

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  1. Nobody – Mitski
  2. Lover Chanting – Little Dragon
  3. The World – The Family Crest
  4. Cough Syrup – Young the Giant
  5. Yuri Kochiyama – Blue Scholars
  6. Your Best American Girl – Mitski
  7. Love Don’t Go – The Family Crest
  8. Eternal Sunshine – Jhené Aiko
  9. Long Gone – Phum Viphurit
  10. Stay Right Here – Little Dragon
  11. Crush – Yuna, Usher
  12. mizu – Sophia Black
  13. Casino – Run River North
  14. Lanes – Yuna
  15. Summer of ’42 – Kishi Bashi
  16. North – The Family Crest
  17. Theme from Jerome (Forgotten Words) – Kishi Bashi
  18. Dream – Priscilla Ahn
  19. Together We Rise – Hāwane Rios
  20. While My Guitar Gently Weeps – Jake Shimabukuro