Category Archives: Tutorials

Here you’ll find free tutorials about sewing, DIY crafts and historical costume making, as well as recipes for (historical) natural makeup, shampoo recipes, hairstyle tutorials, and (historical) cooking recipes.

Bend Eyes Into Bars – DIY Hook And Bar Closure

Turn Eyes Into Bars - DIY Hook And Bar Closure

It’s easy to turn store-bought hook and eye closures into hook and bar closures. In this short tutorial I’ll show you how to make a DIY hook and bar closure.

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Hook and eyes and hook and bars are a great way to fasten your garments: I use them on skirt waistbands, as vintage dress closure together with snaps instead of a zipper closure (picture below) and as secure and historical accurate closure for my Victorian bodices. Continue reading Bend Eyes Into Bars – DIY Hook And Bar Closure

Edible Moss Or Grass With Natural Green Food Coloring

Edible Moss Or Grass With Natural Green Food Coloring

Edible moss or grass is easy to make at home. Usually, edible moss is colored with artificial food coloring but here I’ll show you how you can easily make edible moss or grass with homemade natural green food coloring. Below you’ll find edible grass and moss that is naturally colored with kale, sunflower seeds, green peas and spinach. Continue reading Edible Moss Or Grass With Natural Green Food Coloring

Naturally Green Sunflower Seed Mint Chocolate Chip Cookies

Naturally Green Sunflower Seed Mint Chocolate Chip Cookies

These delicious mint chocolate chip cookies are naturally green. The cookies are naturally colored with sunflower seeds! Sunflower seeds turn green in an alkaline environment (baking soda). But the sunflower seed mint cookies don’t taste of sunflower seeds, they taste minty and refreshing! Continue reading Naturally Green Sunflower Seed Mint Chocolate Chip Cookies

Naturally Green Wheatgrass Pudding – Vegan

Naturally Green Wheatgrass Pudding

This naturally green pudding is colored with homegrown wheatgrass! The pudding tastes a bit like matcha pudding but it’s much cheaper – matcha powder is so expensive! Wheatgrass has many health benefits: it’s an excellent source of chlorophyll, vitamin A, C and E. Wheatgrass is a natural antioxidant and detoxifier, it cleanses the liver and blood. Continue reading Naturally Green Wheatgrass Pudding – Vegan

Bunny Butt Cupcakes With Homemade Natural Food Coloring

Bunny Butt Cupcakes With Homemade Natural Food Coloring

Aren’t these bunny butt cupcakes cute? And what’s best they’re naturally colored with kale and beetroot!

The naturally colored bunny butt cupcakes would be a really cute addition to your Easter table or Easter basket!

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The bunny butts are made with cake pop mixtures: You can make brown bunnies with chocolate peanut butter cake pops and white bunnies with marshmallow cake pops (recipes below). Continue reading Bunny Butt Cupcakes With Homemade Natural Food Coloring