Living the simple life, far off and working the land hard needs to be counterbalanced. What's better than a tour by own powered strenght and... embroidery. Here, 'Fabricated forest' was made.
I stumbled upon sumac without knowing what it was. Sumac, to me, is an ornamental tree with big reddish velvet looking tops sticking up at the end of each branch. Branches are thick, few and each is strong and sturdy. They’re also high and I could not reach them. After I used a couple of … Continue reading Sumac
Nettle syrup is SO delicious that you just want to drink cold drinks. For a teetotaler this is a nice change in hot sweaty summer days
Nettle leaf powder
I seek for plant parts with which I can dye and where I can make delicious recipes with. Nettle, the weed we all know, is one of them.
I started to use plant parts to dye cotton with and in the process of finding these materials I try to get more use out of it. Carob is such a thing. Yippee, makes me happy to get multiple uses out of one plant.