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

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

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

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

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

Happy Easter!

Remember last year, when Sarah painted eggs for her friends? Well, they were so popular, that this year, she’s organised an egg-painting party! T: “Oh, the table looks so good!” P: “It really does,” S: “Thanks!” S: “Ok, here are the eggs, where should I put them so everyone can reach?” P: “Maybe in the…… Continue reading Happy Easter!