The Stitch Safari Podcast

The Threads of Life - Cotton

July 30, 2020 Cathy Jack Coupland
The Stitch Safari Podcast
The Threads of Life - Cotton
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The Stitch Safari Podcast
The Threads of Life - Cotton
Jul 30, 2020
Cathy Jack Coupland

Cotton, that soft, fluffy, staple plant fibre, was well known and used from ancient times.  It grew wild, it travelled the globe naturally, via its salt-resistant seeds, finally becoming a domesticated crop when societies recognized they could live and stay in one place, year in and year out.  

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Cotton, that soft, fluffy, staple plant fibre, was well known and used from ancient times.  It grew wild, it travelled the globe naturally, via its salt-resistant seeds, finally becoming a domesticated crop when societies recognized they could live and stay in one place, year in and year out.