Zebra Facts Weighing up to 350 kilos… Vogue 7433 in a dense polyester and elastane scuba-style knit. Zebra Habitat The vast plains and semi-arid grasslands of… While most at home foraging for information along vast rows of shelving or through the labyrinthine corridors of the Internet, in the winter this creature is a frequent visitor to… Continue reading Jungle January IV – my jungle has a zebra
Jungle bells, jungle bells, Jungle all the way. Oh what fun it is to sew for Jungle January. Four! Jungle January IV This year, my jungle will feature at least one zebra. Possibly in jacket form: How about you?
An oxymoron if ever there was one. I wonder if the creators of McCall’s 8118 envisaged anyone fashioning their dress in such a fabric? Given that in the year of its making both the Russians and the Americans were slipping the surly bonds of Earth, vacating their crafts and having a bit of a walk about in… Continue reading Vintage scuba
Rule One: log fire flickering and guttering in the grate Rule Two: cats recumbent on the hearth rug, paws stretched in sleepy supplication to the flame Rule Three: the distant rattle, crack, whistle and pop of Bonfire Night pyrotechnics Rule Four: A car alarm oscillating incessantly Probably set off by all the suddenly-not-quite-so-distant-fireworks. And they’ve… Continue reading Autumn rules!