This little gem of a book by Raven Ranson in British Columbia details the journey and processes flax seeds go through to become flowers, then linen fibre, yarn, fabric and whatever you dream of in linen. An adventure you can go on in your own backyard, or your own community.
Flax grows beautifully in Canada and around the world and is one of the earlier fibre crops. Sought after for its beautiful technical properties such as:
- Softens over time, but maintains its strength
Makes a great gift for the gardener or fibre lover in your life.