A wonderful article and how-to on linen, from plant (flax) to textile, and how it related to American Colonial independence

Flax (Linen): Fiber surrounding seed of the flax plant. Made into linen. USES: -Blouses -Dresses -Skirt -Suite

FlacHave you ever thought of growing your own clothes? Now is your opportunity. Plant flax, the right kind of course, in your garden now and learn to harvest it and process it later in the season. Flax fiber becomes linen once it is spun. Once you have the linen thread/yarn you can knit with it or weave it into cloth. Learn the details of what variety of seeds to use and how to plant them.

Grow Flax For Linen In Your Garden - Organic Gardening

FlacHave you ever thought of growing your own clothes? Now is your opportunity. Plant flax, the right kind of course, in your garden now and learn to harvest it and process it later in the season. Flax fiber becomes linen once it is spun. Once you have the linen thread/yarn you can knit with it or weave it into cloth. Learn the details of what variety of seeds to use and how to plant them.

scutching, after breaking the flax is scraped by a wooden knife as it hangs down a board.

linen from flax. scutching, after breaking the flax is scraped by a wooden knife as it hangs down a board.

flax. today at the brocante

Connie: Linen is made from flax, a traditional fibre crop which needs few chemical…

Harvested flax bundle@aclinger !!!!!!!!! This is taller. Grows in Ohio I think.....

More drying stooks, different system (they were also dried in pairs and hung over beams in barns or special "flax house.

Learn everything you need to know about spinning flax in this FREE expert guide that provides expert tips on using, harvesting & preparing your flax fibers.

Spinning Flax FREE Guide: Linen Spun from Flax Fibers

Learn everything you need to know about spinning flax in this FREE expert guide that provides expert tips on using, harvesting & preparing your flax fibers.

100 wild organic linen/flax fiber  Natural color flax by Lusy, $6.00

100% wild organic linen/flax fiber. Natural color flax fiber. Belorussian jewel

spinning flax | Guide to Spinning Flax: Linen Spun from Flax Fibers

Don't Miss These Free Yarn Spinning Projects & Tutorials

LINEN FLAX fiber BLEACHED by WoolFinchStudio on Etsy

LINEN FLAX fiber BLEACHED

LINEN FLAX fiber BLEACHED by WoolFinchStudio on Etsy

The 14 Best Drugstore Hair-Thickening Products: ADD FLAX FIBERS FOR TEXTURE: This sweet-smelling, alcohol-free spray contains natural flax fibers to gently create texture.  Klorane Leave-in Spray with Flax Fiber, $18; Sephora.

The 18 Best Hair-Thickening Products

Thanks to a slew of scientific advances, these volume boosters have major new benefits.

Flax, Linum usitatissimum. The Flax fibers, seeds, and flower.

LINEN: how is it made? From Flax, Linum usitatissimum. The Flax fibers, seeds, and flower.

spinning flax | Guide to Spinning Flax: Linen Spun from Flax Fibers

Don't Miss These Free Yarn Spinning Projects & Tutorials

A Guide to Spinning Flax: Linen Spun from Flax Fibers

Flax spinning Series (goes through all the different ways flax can be spun) - part 1, spinning with the hand - YouTube

The first part of "Marvelous Inventions" shows how to spin flax fibers using the most elemental tool of all, the human hand.

Pinterest
Search