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  1. Thread: Milkweed

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    I have the milkweed floss bagged up, just haven't...

    I have the milkweed floss bagged up, just haven't had the time or required motivation to start on a quilt yet.
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    Pressing forward I've processed about 100 pods...

    Pressing forward I've processed about 100 pods while "watching" junk TV with my wife. Going to collect some more pods this week. They dry very fast after removing the seeds and removing the seeds...
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    Found this article today while researching...

    Found this article today while researching milkweed floss -- http://www.hort.purdue.edu/newcrop/proceedings1993/v2-422.html

    "Our initial down prototype product was jackets. Jackets with milkweed...
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    Any updates on this? I collected a bunch of pods...

    Any updates on this? I collected a bunch of pods Friday evening, going to open them to dry today. Are you planning on equal weight down and floss? I look forward to hearing about your result and...
  5. Thread: Milkweed

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    Milkweed

    I've been following this thread with great interest. I've only skimmed the papers but didn't recall reading how homogeneous mix of down and milkweed is achieved. Did I overlook this part? What are...
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    Looks like cattail down has been discussed before...

    Looks like cattail down has been discussed before right here on HF.
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