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

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

Jacket Renovation

Do you remember Sarah’s khaki jacket that I made ages ago? Well, I like to think my outerwear-making skills have improved somewhat…. So, here is the new-and-improved version! I kept as much as I could of the original jacket, which includes the sleeves (because that embroidery was difficult). Unfortunately, I did have to re-make the…… Continue reading Jacket Renovation

A Baker’s Pantry

Shelves have been installed in Fierro’s back room! The process of filling them up took an afternoon… ….but it’s definitely worth it! It’s quite the baker’s pantry of flavours and decorations – I imagine the bulk bins of things like oats and yeast and such are on the wall behind the camera. We also mounted…… Continue reading A Baker’s Pantry