Sage Urban Homesteading Blog

The Sage Urban Homesteading Blog is a list of the newest website updates and links to current news on other interesting websites. This blog will...

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  • let you know when new pages appear, covering topics such as food preservation techniques and homesteading skills
  • keep you informed about current trends in urban farming and home gardening
  • point out interesting and useful past articles that you might have missed.

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The most recent blog entries are listed below...

Jul 17, 2017

Guide to Sewing Needles

If you want to learn how to sew and do machine or hand embroidery, you need to know how to select the correct sewing needles!

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Jul 10, 2017

How to Read Knitting Patterns

Read knitting patterns correctly and you'll know how to knit projects successfully! When you understand what the pattern says about the knitting gauge, yarn, and needles, it works.

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Jul 08, 2017

Cashmere Yarn from Goats

Learn how to care for items made from cashmere yarn and the interesting history of cashmere goats.

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Jul 05, 2017

Homemade Slime

It's fun and easy to make homemade slime, and you can make glow-in-the-dark slime, too!

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Jul 05, 2017

Tot School: Under 18 Months

Wondering what to do with your young toddler? Try tot school for early learning at home!

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Jun 29, 2017

Cotton Yarn

While it is great for crocheting, knitting, and weaving, cotton yarn carries a dark history. A lot of blood has been shed for cotton fiber and continues to be shed.

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Jun 24, 2017

Your Fertility Cycle

Understanding the female fertility cycle is important not only for trying to conceive or for natural birth control, but also so that you can spot if you have a health problem.

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Jun 19, 2017

Spinning Yarn

Try spinning yarn with a spinning wheel or drop spindle. You can use the woolen or worsted methods.

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Jun 17, 2017

Solar Oven Cooking

We are experimenting with a solar oven and solar cooking and dehydrating on our urban homestead.

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Jun 16, 2017

Cross Stitch Pattern Maker How-to Advice

Become your own free designer and be a cross stitch pattern maker. It's easier than you think!

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Jun 15, 2017

Cross Stitch Fabric Selection How-to

When choosing counted cross stitch fabric, it's important to consider the fabric count, fiber, and color.

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Jun 13, 2017

Progress Update

I'm about halfway there in converting the whole website to the new layout. The total for the whole site is around 160 pages, whew! This new design should look even better across all mobile devices. Please let me know what you think.

Jun 13, 2017

Sage Urban Homesteading

Learn down to earth technology and traditional skills that will help you survive urban homesteading and grow strong.

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Jun 10, 2017

Raising Silkworms

Learn the process for raising silkworms and growing your own silk fiber through sericulture.

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Jun 09, 2017

My SBI Review of How I Learned to Build a Business

Here is my SBI review about how I learned to build an online business and follow my passions.

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