Articles for tag: Cotton, Quilters, Quilting

Fun Facts About Cotton

The history of cotton is a long and fascinating subject. Here are a few little-known facts about this unassuming, everyday fiber which has made-and broken-entire civilized societies. Cotton seeds are tough enough to survive travel across oceans on the wind. This probably explains why similar varieties grow sometimes thousands of miles apart-and why botanists are ...

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Biography of Cotton Mather

Cotton Mather was one of the most well known ministers in colonial Boston-along with his father, Increase Mather. He preached in the Old North Church long before it became legendary for a lantern that was lit there. He is best known for his participation in the absurdly erroneous Salem Witch Trials. Apart from that, he ...

Successfully Run a Cotton Candy Stand

Warmer months are approaching and with that will come a long line-up of festivals and fairs. One way you can make money this spring and summer is to operate a cotton candy stand selling the sweet, light sugary treat to kids young and old. You can either own the cotton candy stand or work in ...

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Growing Cotton as a Potted House Plant

Last year, a friend was visiting the state of Georgia and knew I had previously mentioned that I would love to have a piece of cotton from a real cotton plant. Seeing a field running alongside the highway, she decided to stop and see if she could get a piece for me. She took a ...

Where to Find Organic Men’s Underwear

When it comes to underwear, men are usually creatures of habit. They pick underwear according to type, fit, and the feel of the fabric. Men are starting to break the habit of what they have always been wearing and are now getting into wearing underwear that is organic. Here are some places where you can ...