New project: braided rugs

As I continue learning “country skills” in the city, I am currently making braided rugs. As with many common braids (hair braids, etc.), I am working with three strands for each rug. I spoke recently with a friend whose grandmother used to make braided rugs.  He said his grandmother would work on her rugs for … More New project: braided rugs

Woo hoo! Skills acquired by a “city dweller learning country skills”

Being a “city dweller learning country skills” has come to mean, so far: Starting the morning with homemade soap in the shower.  Energizing! During the day, having people come up to me to compliment the homemade dresses and coat that I wear.  Sewing is great! Sending people homemade cards made with my photographs. Eating and … More Woo hoo! Skills acquired by a “city dweller learning country skills”

Now making braided rugs

I’ve been sewing so many of my own new clothes that I’ve decided to use the excess fabric to make braided rugs. I’ve extra fabrics of two differing thicknesses, so I started two rugs last night.  Woo hoo!  #fabrics #sewing #sew