Gather about four shopping bags full of the ripe milkweed (genus Asclepias) pods.
A finished milkweed seed jacket might look something like this. You don't have to make a jacket from scratch, a trainer's jacket with a seam opened will do.
PHOTO: ARMAND LIONE
The process of opening a seedpod and extracting the fluff.
A whole field of material for easy-to-make winter clothing.
Even a person with no previous sewing experience can handle the stitchery.