Cattails Plants Against The Cold

The author describes how to collect cattail plants and use their fluff as a free insulating material in hand-sewn garments.

064 cattails - gathering
Choose a calm day to go harvesting and wait for a spell of dry weather to avoid a sackful of sodden stuffing. Cattails that have not yet scattered their seed to the wind are best. Just snap the stem below the 'tail. BELOW',