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Roost Books publisher and editor interviewed on podcast
Books / Featured

Roost Books publisher and editor interviewed on podcast

Abby Glassenberg, author of the “While She Naps,” a blog and podcast about the home sewing industry, spoke to Roost Books publisher Sara Bercholz and editor Jennifer Urban-Brown about publishing craft books. As Abby explains on her blog, their conversation touches on the publishing history and the inspiration behind the launch of Roost Books: We begin the conversation by … Continue reading

Ten Easy Steps to Concocting a Raising Wild Cocktail
Cocktails / Featured

Ten Easy Steps to Concocting a Raising Wild Cocktail

by Michael Branch, author of Raising Wild Begin with a chilled zombie or highball glass. Add two sprigs of wild giant hyssop, monardella, or any mint-family (Lamiaceae) wildflower you may have gathered on this morning’s hike. All these lovely plants are cousins of Artemisia Tridentata (big sagebrush), named for Artemis, the Greek goddess of wild … Continue reading

Free Project: Colors of Spring from The Embroidered Garden
Crafts & Creativity / Projects

Free Project: Colors of Spring from The Embroidered Garden

I created a line of fine linen thread, Kazuko Aoki Original linen thread, dyed in twelve original colors. In my opinion, linen is the best material to use for embroidering flowers. It adds a slight matte quality to the colors and highlights the texture of the stitches. Download the PDF. from The Embroidered Garden: Stitching … Continue reading

Free Project: Cabbage Koftas from Pure Vegetarian
Food & Cooking / Projects

Free Project: Cabbage Koftas from Pure Vegetarian

Cabbage koftas are easy to make even in large quantities. This recipe is mild and serves everyone from a toddler to the elderly with sensitive palates. For a spicier dish, add finely grated ginger and one or two green chilies. If cabbage isn’t to your liking substitute zucchini, cauliflower, or mixed vegetables. Easily absorbing liquid … Continue reading