Category Archive: Environmental Considerations

The Best-Laid Plots

Daily Prompt: A Plot of Land You’re given a plot of land and have the financial resources to do what you please. What’s the plan? Hoping and dreaming for a plot of land… Continue reading

Textiles of Comfort and Joy

At this time of the year, we especially think of mitigating the suffering of others.  The comfort and community we craftspeople feel, just from making something, is beautifully expressed here on Quilting Piece… Continue reading

Pollinator Quilt

The state forest where I volunteer asked me to speak about their pollinator garden at a teacher workshop there. Most of the pollinators are very fast-moving, and so small – even if the… Continue reading

Trial by Fiber, Part Three

Note:  It all started with “Paper or plastic?”, didn’t it?  Before that, wise minds knew what was best – it was bad to cut down trees, so plastic was the better choice.  But… Continue reading

Trial by Fiber, Part Two

Note:  Previously, I posted the beginning of the court room drama that plays in my head whenever I start to think about my responsibilities to our environment.  I see myself as the harried Defendant, Textile… Continue reading

Trial by Fiber, Part One

 Note: Lately I have been doing a lot of reading on our use of resources – in the books The Story of Stuff by Annie Leonard, Confessions of an Eco-Sinner by Fred Pearce,… Continue reading