Browsing All posts tagged under »Quillwork«

A November sort of winter

January 9, 2012


I'm determined to find a bright side, and birch trees have one in every season. They show off the birds to best advantage, they smell nice, and they can be tapped for sap just like sugar maples. The bark makes a good base for quillwork.

Happy Valentine’s Day to everyone who is tired of formal roses and winter

February 14, 2009


These wild roses were growing along the banks of the Grass River a few summers ago, as they have grown for many, many years, and as they will grow again this summer. A friend and I were headed to a boat ride with some Loon Rangers—but I digress.  I’m fond of wild roses.  They grow […]