Knitivity: Holy Family

Years ago, my friend Rachel (my prayer buddy Rachel, or as she is known to my kids, either “Auntie Rachel” or “not-spinning Rachel”) gave me a book called “Knitivity,” with instructions for knitting a playful Nativity scene. It went into the “someday” pile, but this last year I realized my kids are at the prime … More Knitivity: Holy Family

Wedding Rings

It’s not every day that your little sister gets married. Our summer was largely structured around the joy of getting to go down south for nearly two months, to see our families and be a part of Leah’s wedding. Now that I’m kinda into quilting a little (haha), this was also the perfect excuse to … More Wedding Rings

Sarah Scott

Happy Canadian Thanksgiving everyone! This is my last post about my knitting through the Bluestockings book by Kate Davies and Nicole Pohl. It came out a few weeks ago, and my copy arrived in my hot little hands this week! As usual, it’s a beautiful book, this time with lots of full-page historical reproductions and … More Sarah Scott

Orange Shirt Day

Today, for the first time, Orange Shirt Day is being observed as a national statutory holiday in Canada. (Like a federal holiday in the US.) It’s officially called the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation. I wrote a little bit about my perspective on Orange Shirt day earlier this summer. You see here a family … More Orange Shirt Day

Mary Delany

Mary Delany is an artist whose work I had heard of before the Bluestocking club. She is known for the accurate and stunning botanical art she made using cut paper. If you’d like to have your mind blown, you can read about her and see some of her works here at the British Museum’s website. … More Mary Delany