DIY · FFOs

FFO Friday #18: Festive Owl Flat Ornament

As soon as I stumbled upon this free owl ornament from Holly’s Hobbies, I knew I needed to make it for my Great Grandma. My household has had the same Christmas tradition for the last 20+ years. In the morning, we eat breakfast and open presents at my mom’s house, and then around 4pm we… Continue reading FFO Friday #18: Festive Owl Flat Ornament

DIY · Dyes

Natural Dyes: Oregon Grape and Evenweave

One of the first plants I learned about in school was Oregon Grape (Mahonia aquifolium; Mahonia nervosa). It’s one of the most useful and medicinal plants in the Pacific Northwest!   From ‘Western Medicinal Plants and Herbs‘ by Steven Foster & Christopher Hobbs: American Indian groups used the root as a blood purifier and general… Continue reading Natural Dyes: Oregon Grape and Evenweave