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Fons And Porter

Sparto Weavers Spanish Broom

Hand spun Sparto closeup

Sparto (Sparta) Spartium junceum also called Spanish Broom or Weavers Broom is an almost forgotten textile plant that is native to Mediterranean countries. Spanish Broom was introduced to North America and other countries where it has spread in many areas and has become a menace. However, Sparto was once a very useful textile plant. […]

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Anna Billy - Cedar Bark Baskets - Gibsons Landing Fibre Festival 2001

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