Now there are just 2 days left until you can open the first door of my Advent Calendar and start cooking and crafting for Christmas! Continue reading Advent Calender 2016 – Just 2 Days Till December 1
The candy striped skirt was the other last-minute sewing project two days before we went on holiday. 😉 Continue reading Pink And White Striped Cotton Skirt
I used my stocking pattern to make a pattern for 18th century clocked stockings. Continue reading Making A Clocked Stocking Pattern
Today I turned my old leggings into stockings. It’s perfect to repurpose ill-fitting, outgrown tights or old leggings with holes along the seams – no need to throw them away! I’ve written a tutorial, so you can also refashion your old leggings into thigh high stockings. Continue reading Turn Leggings Into Stockings – Refashion Tutorial
In this tutorial I’ll show you how to use a knitting nancy. French knitting or spool knitting is an easy and fast way to make I-cords. French knitting is also a perfect way to teach children how to knit. Continue reading How To French Knit – With Pictures
At the moment, I’m busy crafting, sewing, baking, and getting the tutorials ready for my Advent Calendar. Now there are just 7 days left till you can open the first door! 😀 Are you so excited like me? Continue reading Advent Calendar – Just 7 Days To Go!
Some pictures of the pleated skirt with the new lining: The pleated skirt was very sheer, so I added a white cotton knit underskirt. Continue reading Pleated Skirt With DIY Cotton Knit Underskirt
Today I have some pictures of my Edwardian-style hair accessory for you which I made some years ago. Continue reading DIY Edwardian-style Beaded Hair Accessory
I’m excited to announce that I’ll host an Advent Calendar on my blog.
Count down the days until Christmas with my Advent Calendar. Each day from December 1 to December 24, a new Christmas craft tutorial, a Christmas recipe, or a Christmas sewing tutorial awaits you on my blog. Continue reading Advent Calendar 2016 – 24 Christmas Craft Tutorials For You!
For the HFF2 challenge 24 – Redo! I made the Edwardian Strawberry Custard Pie again. Last time the cake didn’t turn out as planned: the custard was too runny, the pie too sweet, and I had made too much shortcrust pastry. So I made some adjustment to the recipe. Continue reading Strawberry Custard Pie – Historical Food Fortnightly Challenge #24 – Redo!