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...
Children, War Depression and Patchwork

Children, War Depression and Patchwork

An article last week by Helen Surgenor of CBC Radio headlined: “Young people are starting to knit and crochet for mental health.” The article echoes a similar theme to a wartime article from The Winnipeg Tribune on August 3, 1942, that makes suggestions for helping...