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Bye-bye bags

Bye-bye bags are my way to say goodbye to my job, and the lovely people I’ve met there, before starting something like a ‘sabbatical period’ (wish me good luck). 1,401 more words


It's a DIY Christmas!

So as a challenge this year (and to save money to buy a house in the next few months), I’ve decided to DIY my way through the holidays. 248 more words


and hey Presto, it's a cardigan

I had this cotton knit fabric cut out to make a summer Presto Popover top, when I had a sudden realisation that what I needed was a summer cardi – one I could layer at will and this colour, which doesn’t really suit me, would be perfect as it is so neutral.  691 more words


How To Sew An Envelop Cushion Cover (With Lining)

So boyfriend finally bought a sofa so he needed some jazzy cushions to brighten it up.  So I decided to surprise him with some homemade cushion covers, I went for lined because they would be neater and envelop style so I didn’t have to mess around with zips. 320 more words


Out & About With: Teslacon VI

“Creativity is one of the greatest forms of generosity.” – Mark Fairbanks

Every year about this time, I enjoy reflecting on another wonderful Teslacon weekend with my steampunk family.

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Season of Words

Hi everyone!  This post is what I have written for Day 16 of  the Writing 101 class.

The title of the assignments is “Mine your own Material.” 215 more words


Plan..... Oh hell, I've lost count

I’m back in Asheville once again.
As the Tin Man said to the Scarecrow, “That’s you all over.”

I sold Murphy for a mere pittance. Thanks and g’bye Murphy, ol’ girl. 449 more words