The Power of the Printed Word

The Power of the Printed Word

Just about this time last year, in early 2022, I had the opportunity to share my research on Jo Andrews’ Haptic and Hue Podcast, in episode she called “Canada’s Forgotten Quilts”. Since that time, with Jo’s encouragement, I have dug deeper into the primary sources to...
World’s Largest Quilting Bee?

World’s Largest Quilting Bee?

PART 1 In Canada, the Canadian National Exhibition (CNE) in Toronto is our nation’s largest fair. It has been in operation since 1879 and has opened annually on the same site for several weeks each year, with just a few exceptions because of war, plagues...
The Gift of the Label

The Gift of the Label

After my recent interview with Karen Brown of ‘Just Get it Done Quilts’ (on YouTube – June 27) one commenter said: “It seems that current day charity groups could use the advice of your speaker with regard to the donations of quilts being made to Ukraine right...