My first parcel of indulgence arribed this morning, the white cotton poplin and the faux suede from Tia Knight. The suede is a good colour, but not quite the weight that I wanted for the DK drape front jacket…so I’ve been a Bad Fairy again. I’ve pinched the length of slightly nicer mock suede from … Continue reading Next up on the cutting table
The wife’s gone off to London to do some family stuff. I couldn’t go because I had a tuition appointment this morning. I’ve done three loads of washing, played stupid games on FB a lot…and some slightly more interesting stuff. First, I got busy with the cake. I made up a whole LOAD of butter … Continue reading More zebras and some cake progress
ANZAC day- a reminder that I promised to make the wife some anzac biscuits a couple of weeks ago, then found I hadn’t got the ingredients. I finally got my golden syrup, so off to the kitchen. No coconut. Bum. Ah well. I’ll share the recipe while we wait: 2 level tablespoons golden syrup 5 … Continue reading ANZAC day
I’ve had some animal trouble dear readers. First, I finished my lovely rainbow zebra jeans…and they didn’t fit. !”£$%^&*(!!! Quoth Fairy. Why didn’t they fit? My own stupid fault of course. I’m usually too impatient for toiles, but I had already had a bash using the Style Arc ‘Misty’ with the back crotch adapted from the ‘Flat … Continue reading Animal Trouble…
I’ve come to the end of the sewing that simply had to be done. I’ve found this year that it’s really fun to do a (sort of)SWAP, as my normal random approach doesn’t always provide me with a wardrobe that really works for me. I tagged it the SOIL approach: Sewing On Impulse = Liability! … Continue reading Prospective sewing #1: All for me mwahahahahahaha!
Bear with me: In January, I hopped onto the ‘Jungle January’ bandwagon via Pretty Grievances‘ blog. I was paired off with the lovely Kate of Fabrickated, and we sent each other jungly fabrics. She’s blogged all about it (and me) here. I had such fun, I ploughed on into ‘Zeb-ruary’, which was just an excuse … Continue reading The Hasn’t-Got-a-Snappy-Theme April collection