Persian Carpet Flower

Persian Carpet Flowers

Recently I was visiting Petaluma when I stopped into the phenomenal Seed Bank. This place is amazing! It is packed with all kinds of heirloom and exotic seeds for fruits, vegetables and flowers. While there, I came across a flower I have never heard of before, the Persian Carpet. Well, needless to say, I was…

Hand Spun Wool

Photos of Hand-Spinning Wool

Handspun wool is a very important material found only in superior carpets. Wool that is spun by hand is more lanolin rich, has less broken fibers and remains stronger and more resilient over time. But maybe more importantly, handspun wool in rugs looks better than machine spun wool! Wool that is processed by machine spinning…