Pastel Bunny Update/Good News for Liberty Lovers

I know that Easter has come and gone, but it’s still so early in April that I’m just not done with bunnies yet. Here I’ve revisited a project from a couple of years ago ( 549 more words

Kid Stuff

The Hunt for Reflective Fabric

Hunting for reflective fabric has turned into a bit of a obsession. It wouldn’t be so, possibly, if it was easier to find, however! So when I see things, I tend to jump immediately, cost be damned! 813 more words


Fall Capsule -- Day Tripper Top

Moving on through my fall capsule, we are now on to the tops!  This is the Day Tripper Top by Shwin Designs.  This is actually the second Day Tripper I’ve made.   769 more words

Pattern Review

Before the Palace

I admit, with all the humility in the world, that I make the best omelette that’s ever been made. It didn’t come easily, but after many failures, I finally came upon a foolproof way to make them (courtesy of David Lebovitz’s fabulous cookbook, … 1,269 more words



Last weekend, my Mum came up for a visit, and we explored the Wintergardens in the Auckland Domain. Perfect opportunity to photograph some new makes! 500 more words


Silk Tie Sewing Tutorial

Would you like to try your hand at tie-making this Father’s Day?  It isn’t difficult to make your Dad a tie since the internet abounds with beautiful tutorials and even free patterns for all skill levels!   2,062 more words

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