Welcome to the Sew It Cook It Craft It Link Party. I’m excited what you’ll be sharing today. Continue reading Sew It Cook It Craft It – Link Party #7
Orange liqueur is so easy to make at home. You’ll just need three ingredients: vodka, orange peels and sugar. You can use homemade orange liqueur in cocktails or desserts to replace orange-flavored liqueurs: such as Curacao, Arancello, Grand Marnier, Cointreau and Triple sec. Continue reading Homemade Orange Liqueur
Isn’t the red color amazing? 😀 These hibiscus ice cream floats are made with homemade vegan hibiscus ice cream and cold brewed hibiscus tea. Cold brew hibiscus tea or agua de jamaica is quite tart, very refreshing and tastes similar to cranberry juice. Continue reading Hibiscus Ice Cream Float
I sewed another rain skirt. This time I used old silver rain pants and turned them into a rain skirt. Continue reading Rain Pants To Rain Skirt – Refashion
Did you know that you can make your own fabric printing inks with things you’ll find in the nature? 😀 Continue reading DIY Natural Fabric Printing Inks
Welcome to the Sew It Cook It Craft It Link Party. I’m excited what you’ll be sharing today. Continue reading Sew It Cook It Craft It – Link Party #6
Lavender sachets were a popular gift in the Victorian and Edwardian era: ‘A delightful gift that will cost but little in time or money’ (Every Woman’s Encyclopaedia, 1910-2a).
Lace lavender sachets are fast to sew and a great way to use up fabric and lace scraps. I used lace scraps from my Edwardian lingerie blouse and muslin scraps from my Victorian afternoon gown. (UK) Muslin is very sheer – perfect for lavender sachets. Continue reading Edwardian Lace Lavender Sachets – Tutorial
Learn to make drawn thread work by hand! Drawn thread work is a beautiful whitework embroidery! It’s easy to make but it takes time.
‘Drawn-thread work forms a connecting link between embroidery and lace work […] it is very durable, and washes well.’ (Every Woman’s Encyclopaedia, 1910-2)
In this tutorial I’ll show you how to make basic drawn thread work by hand. Drawn thread work is a counted thread embroidery: Warp or weft threads are removed and the remaining threads are grouped together with hemstitches.
Drawn thread work has been popular for a long time. It was already used in the Middle Ages (source), and was still popular in the Victorian and Edwardian era and the 1920s. Continue reading Drawn Thread Work Tutorial
I made a pair of wooden stick dice! 😀 Yay! I’m so pleased with how they came out. And DIY wooden dice are way easier to make than I thought: All you need is some scrap wood and some hand tools. Continue reading DIY Wooden Stick Dice – Tutorial
I made rainbow ice cream cake! Yay! Doesn’t it look pretty? All ice cream I used is homemade, vegan and naturally colored with fruits and vegetables – even the blue ice cream! 😀 Continue reading Rainbow Ice Cream Cake With Natural Food Coloring