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Flax has beautiful flowers and makes a light, summery cloth. Share your flax growing knowledge on the forums!

What a lot of people don't seem to realize is that flax produces another kind of fibre, long strands of bast fibre are hidden within its stem, which through a little bit of magic (aka, chemistry) and a bit of work, can be transformed into linen cloth. If you know any, please link.

pvc pipes for retting flax plants #gardening #upcycle #reuse

Pvc Pipes for Retting Flax Plants: The suggestion of trying out pvc pipes for retting flax plants came my way and I have decided to try it out. Here is a collection of photos I took while getting the pipes ready, stuffing the dried flax plants in the pipes and drowning them with wate…

Processing, spinning and knitting milkweed fiber (The Inconsequential Blogger)

The milkweed plant produces a fiber that can be used by spinners. Fibers from hemp, flax, dogbane, milkweed and nettle have been used for thousands of years to produce textiles, cordage, netting, etc

Growing flax in your garden and making it into linen is a great experience. Linen is the name for flax fiber once it is made into thread. It is hard to believe that what you harvest in the summer, …

Growing flax in your garden and making it into linen is a great experience. Linen is the name for flax fiber once it is made into thread. It is hard to believe that what you harvest in the summer, …

Rewilding Our Dream Homestead - Making Cordage from Snake Plant Fibers My snake...

My snake plant was getting overcrowded. I had to repot this spring and decided to pluck off a few leaves to practice making cordage. I’ve never done this before, but remember seeing Bushmen hunters do...

A photo essay describing the ancient processes that allowed Neolithic Europeans to modify the flax plant for its fibers, rather than its oil.

Here's a photo essay describing the ancient processes that allowed Neolithic Europeans to modify the flax plant for its fibers, rather than its oil.

Как сплести простую корзину из травы | красочные поделки

There are many ways to weave a grass basket. The following technique is just one of many. Every basket weaver has his/her own preferred method. You don't have t

Tightly Woven Baskets Intertwine Invasive Plants and Weeds into Adorable Miniatures | Colossal

From a single dandelion or bindweed, Suzie Grieve weaves minuscule baskets, pouches, and other wearables that are smaller than the tip of her finger. The braided vessels are the result of a lengthy, holistic process that extends from foraging the wild fibers to twisting the processed cords into durable little containers. Whether striped, checkered, or coiled in rows, each basket is a testament to Grieve’s patience and ability to adapt a traditional craft into an unusually tiny form. More

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