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Two for the Price of One!

Usually, in about a month’s time, I realise the annual African Cultural night is just around the corner and I really need to get cracking on making out outfits. 635 more words

The Daf

Kenya - where the fabric shop comes to you

I made a pledge last month to stop buying fabric unless:

  • asked to by friends, family or random people in the street.
  • given it as a gift…
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Fabric shopping in Kigali

As promised, here’s my first little nugget of Kigali love for sewists, kicking off with an essential: fabric shopping.

1. Kimironko market.

Big, noisy, crowded – Kigali’s main market is definitely “an experience”. 546 more words

Sewing - Clothes

A Sofa

I alwyas make time when in Vienna for a visit at the MAK, which few know to be the oldest Design museum. The building in itself has the reassuring grandeur of the museum and yet it so inequivovably austrian that you feel like in a Wiener Kaffee. 68 more words


Pencil Skirt!

I found this Ankara print skirt in my wardrobe last weekend. It was one of the first things  I made when I resumed sewing last year. 215 more words

African Fabric

Weekly Blog - Number 4 - Fabric in Peckham

There are some great markets and shops in Peckham, South London. My son has just moved there so we went exploring last weekend. Khans market sheltered us from a rain storm, then we stayed much longer than needed. 130 more words


Print pants

I eventually took a breather from writing term papers and research designs to make these print pants. The fabric is once again African print, and green! 140 more words

African Fabric