Some finishing off.

I have finally got around to doing some finishing off of some sewing I did a couple of years ago. These two pieces have been languishing in my basket in the sewing room and have now been completed. A couple of pot holders. All that was required was a little bit of hand sewing but…

Finally some Tuesday Travels

Well, it is more than a year since I last wrote a travel post so this is a welcome change. We have just returned from a road trip in Victoria, our home state. We are still at the stage where we don’t want to venture too far from home but we were keen to get…

Great non fiction read

This little book was picked up for $1 at the book fair. Again it was a case of the the book cover catching my eye, but this time it was the title that sparked my interest. Not for all the tea in China is an idiom that is part of the English language. The book…

More luck this time

The second piece of fabric I had bought at the Easter sale ended up with a better result. Again I used a pattern I already had but this time the pattern was the correct size. I was making the top but in one fabric so the shaping doesn’t show up. I will need to make…

Sewing failure

I wanted to do some sewing as it had been a while since I had done any and was not happy with the result of the sewing I did with the 6 metres of stash fabric. I purchased three lots of fabric each cost $7.50 in the Easter sale so it would be no drama…

An abundance of blooms

We are so fortunate at the moment to have some amazing blooms in the garden. Our hibiscus, proteas and leucadendrons are flowering profusely. We have one large protea bush in the garden and that is where the bulk of the blooms come from. We have, over the years, planted other proteas and they are now…