Make what you need with what you have. Fuck weird, creepy, gross, whatever; embrace unusual. Unusual can get the job done.
She knits. She creates beautiful, practical garments by hand, and she does it with dog fur. Have you ever felt a dog’s winter coat? I had a Lab growing up, and used to get bags and bags of soft, downy fur when he shed. I ought to have stuffed pillows with it, or something. Maybe I could’ve sent it to Jeannie, if she’d been practicing her craft at the time. I think she had a similar thought to me — this is lovely, I should do something with it — but, unlike me, she actually did. That’s resourcefulness. That’s objectively looking at what you have. Damn, I admire this lady.