A barn quilt is a large square design based on a quilt block but painted onto wood and hung up outdoors.
Because each line of most knitting verses corresponds to a particular movement of the needles, knitting rhymes evolved for instruction.
Ready for 25 more skills to build on the ones you mastered previously? This set is more advanced than the first, so take your time.
While your homesteading bucket list should be unique, you may find that these suggestions spark an interest you didn’t even know you had.
Craftsy folks frequently share a do-it-yourself ethic. While it’s always easier just to buy cheap, pretty yarn at the craft store, some (particularly homesteaders) prefer to create their own dyes. In fact, if you own sheep or other fiber animals, this may be a logical next step to adding value to your products. You can…… Continue reading A Rainbow of Natural Dyes
How to know if you truly have a wool allergy, and what to do about it.
A brief summary of all the options for making the most of your fiber business.
Looking for something to do indoors on those cold, cloudy days of winter? Put that time to good use with one of these projects: Set goals for the new year. And schedule time to work on them. When pursuing an objective that requires a long-term commitment, writing down your goal is the first step to…… Continue reading 7 Cold-Weather Country Living Projects
Christmas will be here before you know it! Prepare tasty treats and heartfelt gifts from your own homegrown offerings, and snuggle up on the couch for a little storytelling. Retell the story of Sod Corn Jones.Read Scripture passages about the meaning of Christmas.Make a sweet potato beetle.Encourage your child to start an EcoJournal.Give a weather…… Continue reading Get Ready for December 2016
What child doesn’t love Laura Ingalls Wilder’s Little House books? Now they can see firsthand what it might have been like to live in Laura’s time! The World of Little House by Carolyn Strom Collins and Christine Wyss Eriksson introduces the people and places of the Little House series in a fun, child-friendly format. After…… Continue reading The World of Little House