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Handmade in Canada: The Art of Craft

Handmade in Canada: The Art of Craft

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When they're created by an artist's vision and crafted by human hands, the objects of everyday life take on a beauty all their own. The 1960s saw a revolution for craft in Canada, as artisans expressed themselves through functional works and collectors came to value the human touch. From quilting, pottery and blown glass to children's toys and folk art, CBC Archives surveys some of the things Canadians make by hand.