This is just a quick post to hopefully help anyone else attempting the pretzels recipe from Scandilicious Baking by Signe Johansen. I don’t know if this is in all versions of the book, but the recipe in mine is missing a key ingredient. You need to add 300ml of water if you’re ever going to get . . . → Read More: Scandilicious pretzels
Just a quick post about this dress I’ve completed this week.
This dress is Simplicity Pattern 2406 by Cynthia Rowley, view C, the fabric is a brushed cotton I ordered online from Ditto Fabrics (first order with them and really happy, the fabric came through really quickly) and I LOVE it! That isn’t to say there . . . → Read More: Where I discover pockets are great!
Here’s a quick round up of most of the gifts I made this christmas, I think the only ones not photographed were the edible ones.
a christmas themed mini red pom pom trimmed skirt for the bestie using Alexander Henry’s All I want for Christmas fabric and a black cotton lining
a pair of cushions for . . . → Read More: Christmas Gift Crafting 2012 roundup
This will probably be my last post for a while (due to the secrecy concerning some gifty projects) and it’s not even a post concerning a finished project!
Continuing with my stash-busting, scrap reducing kick and a love for patchwork (although it doesn’t always seem to love me) I worked a way for about a week on . . . → Read More: A half post
Or I should probably say beautifully scented, because it is, well I mean, they are.
Having not had much time for crafting over the summer because of weddings etc, I wanted a bit of a quick and easy project that would also be stash busting as I have realised I need to seriously start using the scraps . . . → Read More: A Smelly Post
This project has been complete for a while and I’ve worn it loads but light, timing and having someone around to photograph all combined to make it difficult to blog about it, but I like it so much that I figured better late than never even if I am a terrible photographer, you’ll get the idea.
I . . . → Read More: Sand
Some millionaires shortbread I made for my youngest sister’s birthday! Hope it survives the train journey . . . → Read More: Birthday treats
Seem to have lost the pictures I took of this so will need to make do with this quick snap on my phone.
Here is the paper pieced patchwork cushion I made for my sister’s birthday. Hand folded, hand stitched (the hexagons anyway) it’s an attempt at the grandma’s flower garden pattern, can you tell?
I was . . . → Read More: Birthday present for my sister
It has been a while since I last posted but that doesn’t mean my hands have been idle, for one I’ve been working on a couple of super secret gift projects but I should be able to reveal all in another month or so, I’ve also been busy trying to crochet hundreds of motifs to make . . . → Read More: Crafting Round Up
I can’t believe I’m sharing this project with you, I had thought I quite liked the outcome but this was the best photo I could find of me in it and I’m now thinking it’s awful and all wrong for me. (I know it’s a bit rumpled, it was ironed before I put it on but . . . → Read More: My Monique Dress