Category: Making

Two bundles

I gathered more Old Man’s Beard (lichen) and more dried sweet fern. Piled it all onto my apron and bundled it up. Just for good measure, I made another bundle from an old worn-out...

A copper pot

I went looking for a dyepot today. I wanted to check the Old Creamery (antique store) in Ellsworth. I didn’t want to buy a cheap cooking pot made in China from Reny’s or wherever....

Seaweed and swatches

I went down to the shore today and collected seaweed. Just happened to be at low tide, wearing my muck boots. My hands were very cold dipping into the ocean water, but I didn’t...

Relief

I’m retired. I can’t believe it. I feel relief expanding in waves. To celebrate, I’m making an apron. An alchemist’s apron. It’s a long involved process, including dismantling a linen shirt, dyeing it with...

New Year 2018

I finished my 100 walks posts, making a final push to update August and September. Final count – 107. Some of these posts were very boring, how often can I write about walking to...