October 8


How crafts connect generations with Mary Sutherland

By Tracey Arial

October 8, 2020

This week, Unapologetically Canadian features an interview with genealogist and quilter Mary Sutherland.

Mary tells us about the art shows, retreats and charity, all featuring quilts.

We also talk about the story that’s best read now, during Thanksgiving:

and her famous farming woman ancestor,

Among the stories Mary’s written that combine both her interests are:

Some of the places we mention are: The Ermitage Saint-Croix,

Note: Mary hand-appliqued and hand-quilted the quilt in the photo from a Deborah Kemball design. It won the award for the 2018 West End Quilters Show Challenge.

Tracey Arial

About the author

Tracey Arial helps Canadians create meaningful lives with true stories about ancestors, businesses, communities and ecology.

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