Cuff work

My husband has a favourite jacket that he uses frequently and it is showing signs of wear and tear, particularly on the cuffs.  The rest of the jacket is still in reasonable condition so I thought I would have a go at repairing the cuffs. I had some knit fabric from something I had made…

Colder weather needs warm socks

Those of you who know me will realise that I have been watching cycling and most recently cricket on the television because that is when I produce most of my knitting.  I have been on a roll with sock knitting recently having knitted socks for both of our daughters and a pair for my son-in-law….

When in Canberra. . . .

When we were in Canberra recently my daughter asked me if I would do a bit of framing for her.  It is ages since I last did any framing so I was delighted to say yes.  The print is a gift that she had received and she just needed to get it framed.  I don’t…

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…

Trying to improve the front grass

The paths around the garden beds in our front garden were in desperate need of repair.  We have an issue with moss growing in the shaded part of the garden and we wanted to see if we could get some grass to grow to replace the moss. I scratched around in the bare patches of…

The last of the Marimekko

Way back in 2016 I bought a metre of Marimekko fabric.  I wrote about it here. I had used up almost all of the fabric but there was still a little scrap left.  I have been making  some more masks for me and my husband and I thought I might have enough of the marimekko…