Petra’s Birthday Dress

It was Petra’s birthday yesterday, so she went to Needle & Thread to pick up a special order. Tiffany had offered to make her a nice airy dress for the summer heat, and it’s finished! Thankfully, it fits! It’s a nice loose garment, so that isn’t particularly difficult. The length is good, and the pockets…… Continue reading Petra’s Birthday Dress

Project Roundup

I finally had the motivation to make a summer garland this week, after many years of having it sitting on the To-Make List. Below are the crocheted elements I’ve made so far – I need two more duplicates, and then they all need to be strung together. Sun, shell, and sunflower designs by Steffi Glaves…… Continue reading Project Roundup

Project Roundup

Well, necessity has dictated that I make myself some more masks. It was loads of fun digging through my scraps to find some interesting prints – and a good opportunity to use up some smaller scraps of larger projects. I’ve also been making some more biscuits for the bakery…. ….and Hazel’s been wearing the same…… Continue reading Project Roundup

New Year’s Baking Supplies

First of all, Happy New Year! Some additions have been made to Fierro’s over the new year, mainly in the form of useful things like these gold plates, for serving diners. H: “The bigger two will be for sharing platters with lots of different sweets, and the smaller ones are for single biscuits, or cake…… Continue reading New Year’s Baking Supplies

Multipurpose Aprons

Inevitably, with baking (and running a business), messes happen. Fierro’s got some aprons today, so Hazel’s clothes won’t be permanently stained by anything. I spent ages trying to work out how to get the gathering attached to the top half, and this solution doesn’t look too bad once it’s on. There are no pockets, but…… Continue reading Multipurpose Aprons

Christmas Cheer

The sun has finally emerged in Sarah’s corner of the world, and she and her friends spent the morning putting up Christmas decorations. P: Do you need help with yours? T: I already finished them! But thanks, P. (Let’s agree to ignore that the window display is still a winter one. I think that’s a…… Continue reading Christmas Cheer