Dictionary of Cultural Literacy

E.D. Hirsch’s Dictionary of Cultural Literacy provides in a searchable format explanations of over 6,900 common cultural allusions. E.D. Hirsch points out, that communication is based on shared cultural allusions and when readers don’t understand the cultural allusion that writers refer to the text becomes meaningless. Armed with this site …

Sampler motifs for use in crazy quilting

Thanks everyone for the comments on yesterdays post. I thought I was over reacting. I love needlework samplers. I have been poking about the sampler and freebie cross stitch sites as small cross stitch and even weave motifs can be worked on crazy quilting blocks using the waste canvas method. …