The Cowichan Sweater and WW2

The Cowichan Sweater and WW2

In October, on CBC Gem (Canadian Broadcasting Corporation’s digital video streaming service), I viewed a beautiful documentary directed by and starring filmmaker Mary Galloway, entitled ‘The Cowichan Sweater: Our Knitted Legacy’. In the 1980’s, I lived for...
A Canadian Victory Quilt comes home…

A Canadian Victory Quilt comes home…

Quilts tell stories. Quilt tell stories about who made them. The designs, the colours, the materials used, the patterns in the fabric, the quality of the construction and stitching, all tell us something about the person or group who made it. Quilts from wartime also...