By way of my research into feminized craft, I am grateful to have became aware of the important work being done by a brilliant, creative, and powerful group of Indigenous women from across Canada, they identify under the lable ReMatriate. Please consider sharing their important work on social media widely. #ReMatriate #IndigenousWomen #IndigenousCultures#LivingOffTheLand #ReMatriation The followingContinue reading “ReMatriate: Canadian First Nations Women taking control back over their “visual identity.””
My grandmother Ruby Sercerchi was determined, intelligent, gifted and loving. She died of ALS when I was in middle-school. The first thing that I remember her loosing to that ruthless disease was the dexterity required of her hands to practice in her knitting. I have talked about my grandmother before in this blog and mentioned her workContinue reading “Reaching back to hold the present”
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Breaking news out of Canada. January 26, 2015 Researcher/Maker Danielle Hogan has discovered fossils* believed to further validate the longevity, prevalence and historical value of women’s handcrafts. See photos below. *Disclaimer, all “fossils” discovered in Hogan’s oven January 2015.
Dear Friends, Thank you for your words of encouragement these past months as I have ‘blogged’ my way through the making/writing of my Literature Comprehensive exam ( thanks to you especially Dad! xo). I am happy to report that they (the handmade USB stick packages) have now officially been delivered/mailed! It is my sincerest hopeContinue reading “YAY! They are off!”
This timeline will go at the front of the written portion of my literature review to demonstrate my personal influences. A visual read of this time line begins is in the bottom left corner with a pink sweater-set, knit by my maternal grandmother Ruby Sercerchi, through the many pieces which I inspired me as IContinue reading “A knit timeline of my personal influences, revelations, and creations in craft”
A few months back my mother gifted me two hankies that belonged to my paternal grandmother. One is cream with matching coloured embroidery around the edges, and the second is a light yellow with the same design of embroidery around each side in a lavender colour. For the longest time, I had no idea whatContinue reading “My intention is to suggest many evolving narratives within the literature review quilt.”