Project Roundup

I’ve had these handkerchiefs for years and years, and they’ve ended up with brown spots on them, the sort that don’t come out in the wash. So, in an effort to upcycle them…. ….I’ve been embroidering leaves and bees over the brown spots. I tried to match the thread colour to that used in those…… Continue reading Project Roundup

Sarah’s Birthday

It’s Sarah’s birthday today, so as it is still raining outside, her friends have planned an indoor celebration. Petra went over early to set up a bit, and give gifts before the chaos comes. P: “So, this is from Tiffany, because she’s helping Hazel with the cake,” S: “Where did she get this? We haven’t…… Continue reading Sarah’s Birthday

Easter Biscuits

The girls decided this Easter to have a picnic on Sarah’s living room floor, complete with goodies from Fierro’s. S: “Do we each get a bag?” H: “Yes, there’s a bag for each of you!” Hazel made these Easter biscuits specially – the egg-shaped ones are plain shortbread, and the chick faces are dark chocolate.…… Continue reading Easter Biscuits

Fresh Breads (and other delectables)

Hazel’s first batches of bread came out of the oven this week! For this test, she made four scones (which are on the left), four bread rolls, and two bagels. The bagels need some work, but the scones and bread look okay. (They’re actually cornflour dough – this is the first time I’ve made anything…… Continue reading Fresh Breads (and other delectables)

Project Roundup

Petra: “I’ve been clearing out some clothes I don’t really wear anymore, and I was wondering if this would fit you?” Tiffany: “Cool, yeah, I can try it on really quick!” T: “So, it’s a little large at the top.” P: “Oh stars, it is a bit, isn’t it!” T: “It’ll be easy to make…… Continue reading Project Roundup