Tag: prairie craft

  • #3 Circle of Life, Craft and Women

    #3 Circle of Life, Craft and Women

    I loved digging into this topic of women’s craft. This feminine energy is what the world needs to embrace and respect. Enjoy this DailyFind, love from CW! Circles of people are one of the oldest forms of human gatherings, dating back some 30,000 years. This was the venue to share valuable information, necessary to prosperity…

  • Circle of Life, Craft and Women

    Circle of Life, Craft and Women

    Circles of people are one of the oldest forms of human gatherings, dating back some 30,000 years. This was the venue to share valuable information, necessary to prosperity and survival of the group. Women would meet separately along the lunar cycle allowing an intergenerational flow of ideas. About 6,000 years ago, Western societies became more…

  • Prairie Women

    Prairie Women

    Modern women all across the nation are standing on the shoulders of those who came together and created much of what we, (sometimes), take for granted. Refresh your memory and enjoy the music of Connie Kaldor. Enjoy this DailyFind, love from CW! This film illustrates the struggles of Canadian prairies women to achieve a more…

  • Prairie Women’s Sewing Circle Club

    Prairie Women’s Sewing Circle Club

    Creating a “make-do” quilt might seem like an antiquated skill in modern times, but the feeling of being able to make something that fills a household need is quite special. Not to mention the valuable time spent together with other women sharing. Enjoy this DailyFind, love from CW! The art of quilting is rich in…

  • Communities Knit Together

    Communities Knit Together

    I like to think that my great grandmother had the opportunity to be a part of one of these women circles when she came to Canada from Sweden. What a respite from the solitude of the long, dark and bitterly cold winters. Enjoy this DailyFind, love from CW! The grey room was warmly aglow with the…

  • Quilts — Masterpieces of the heart and windows into women’s history

    Quilts — Masterpieces of the heart and windows into women’s history

    Imagine that pioneer girls could make quilt squares before they learned to read. The ability to keep a family warm was of utmost importance. But, that didn’t mean that this piece of utility couldn’t look nice as well. Enjoy this DailyFind, love from CW! Many of the quilts of yesterday took a lifetime to make.…

  • Our Prairie in Fibre

    Our Prairie in Fibre

    Unfortunately this collection was showed to the public 5 years ago, but the video is a wonderful narration of the pieces chosen. Women working in fibre arts from across the prairies showcasing a deep connection to the land. I am so happy this post captures the essence of what the curated space must have been…