Easy flow

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Materials: Handspun natural-dye wool (Maggie’s Lichen and scrap Onion skin). Jute. Kangaroo bones (road-kill on Kangaroo Island). Up-cycled metals. Handmade recycled brown paper bag paper. Natural-dye up-cycled cotton (Hahndorf Blackberry, scrap Iron and Eucalyptus). Native grass collected by Ross. Garden scraps.

Making: Cleaning, carding and hand-spinning wool by a pot belly fire with Maggie. Discovering a clump of dead grass and taking it home. Friends who bring you fibres. Collecting brown paper bags – soaking – blending – making new paper. Learning to use power tools with Meg’s husband…Angle Grind old bed frame for metal. Foraging Blackberries, eat some, keep some. Dusty roads, space, Magpies and bone collecting.