Inkvent Calendar

We decided to go with an alternative advent calendar this year.  We love fountain pens and have a healthy collection of pens and ink so when hubby saw these Inkvent Calendars we decided to get […]

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Christmas Decoration Making

Every year, as part of their Christmas gift, I give Christmas decorations to my brother and his family.  Most years I hand make them but I have occasionally been pressed for time and purchased decorations.  […]

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Knitting project bags

I did a bit of birthday/christmas sewing recently in the form of some knitting project bags.  I saw a bag I really liked online and self drafted a pattern to make one for my sister […]

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Mini Christmas stockings

You might be forgiven for thinking this is a post about some stockings I made for Christmas 2022.   I was super organised during the holidays and made these for gifts for Christmas 2023!  I have […]

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Cheese roll filling – aka Cheese “Crack”

One of the things we got given for Christmas was a jar of Cheese roll filling.  For those of you not familiar with what a cheese roll is, it is a slice of white bread, […]

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Christmas Crafting

Now that Christmas is done and dusted for another year, I thought I would share with you some of the gifts I made.  Most of these were made while we were under lockdown in April/May […]

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One cushion, two projects

I had some cushions on the couch that used to be in my sewing room which I transferred to the new day bed that we brought to replace the couch.  The covers that were on […]

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Christmas Crafting

Now that the madness of Christmas has subsided and all of the gifts have been opened, I thought I would share with you some of the gifts I made and gave in 2018. I had […]

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Peanut Butter flavours experiment

This experiment came about from a conversation we had over lunch at work one day.  I have made my own peanut butter for a while now (recipe here) and was inspired to try some different […]

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Ginger Biscuits

Gosh it has been a while since I dropped in for a chat.  I have been busy studying and had my exam today, so to celebrate, I made some of these cookies when I got […]

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