“Don’t try to do it all today. On the other hand, don’t throw your arms in despair because you can’t do everything and then decide to do nothing. Every little bit helps….Sustainability is a journey.” ~Homegrown and Handmade At Homestead Bloggers Network, part of our mission is supporting a more self-sufficient lifestyle, by supporting […]
Many farmers and homesteaders ask me why we moved to the Smoky Mountains of East Tennessee. There are truly so many reasons, but one is the VERY vibrant artisan community that exists here and equally strong in and around Asheville, North Carolina, which is a stones throw away from us here. Today my wonderful husband […]
Giving a thoughtful handmade gift without the time investment is completely possible! In fact, this simple cable knit scarf can be completed in as little as 4 hours! Just like my 8-hour toddler sweater pattern, this project can be completed in well under a day. It’s so simple that I made several last Christmas in […]
After a couple years in the shop, the loom has made it inside. Looking for input.
You can understand bunny genetics better if you remember that each gene expression on the bunny DNA has both dominant and recessive traits. If a dominant gene is present, it will be visible over a recessive gene.
Make your natural wool dyes using these 5 weeds!