Burda · foraged fabric · Make or Mend Monday · refashion

Make or Mend Monday – Summer Blooms

Oh so pensive.  In a dress that fails because it’s unlined, exposes too much middle aged back and is too narrow at the hem to allow me to vault anything other than the squattest of walls.  One never knows when the need to vault might arise.  As the material might just be my most favourite… Continue reading Make or Mend Monday – Summer Blooms

Pyjama Party 2013 · sewalong · Sewing · terrible limericks

In praise of pyjamas.

There’s something wonderfully egalitarian about jim jams.  Of an evening I bet even The Queen can be found padding about her palaces in slouchy pants and novelty slippers. Admittedly her trews are likely fashioned from Royal Stewart Tartan and her slippers are monster feet with claws of real gold. I wonder if Her Majesty has… Continue reading In praise of pyjamas.

Burda · crochet · Pyjama Party 2013 · rug · sewalong · Sewing

You can’t always come into my hamster ball…

but there are other ways for me to show you that I love you.  Admittedly, I almost never choose the medium of naked interpretive dance.  Predominantly and very predictably given the nature of this blog, I choose the medium of cloth and yarn. Image Source Thanks nice neighbour T for posting this on Facebook.  Can… Continue reading You can’t always come into my hamster ball…