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

Navy Spots

These pants are one of two clothing items I made before Christmas, but I haven’t had the chance to show them here before now. They’re another pair of ‘Safiya’ pants from Tilly Walnes’ Make it Simple book – I’ve now made three pairs of these pants! The pockets are not in a contrasting fabric, because…… Continue reading Navy Spots

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