A couple of days ago, someone asked me if I collect anything. I should have told her about my thread piles--little haystacks or nests--that I build bit by bit like a bird as I quilt or sew. To me, they are so beautiful that I want to share them with you. I always tell myself that I will repurpose them--make them available to the real nest builders in the woods or use them for stuffing, but I usually throw them away. What do you think? Any experience with repurposing bits of thread?
Anna Lentz, artist, writer, and creativity coach who blogs about making a creative life connected with nature at Spring Bird.