Maker of clothes, recipes, natural fabric dyeing, Gardener of veg, fruit and flowers.

Maker of clothes, recipes, natural fabric dyeing, Gardener of veg, fruit and flowers.

Maker gardener

Maker gardener

Maker of clothes, recipes, natural fabric dyeing, Gardener of veg, fruit and flowers.


Recent Posts

How to line a garment, sewing tips

How to line a garment, sewing tips

This is a blog post on how to line a garment. You may have notice that in some of the garments I make it is lined. Like this post on how to sew tweed skirt and making a kick pleat Lining a garment can be […]

Growing and harvesting rhubarb

Growing and harvesting rhubarb

This a blog post on growing and harvesting rhubarb. I have been growing rhubarb for a few years. From crowns and seeds. Yes, it is possible to grow rhubarb from seed. Growing from seed will take a while for the plant to be established. Compared […]

Pineapple fried rice recipe how to cook at home

Pineapple fried rice recipe how to cook at home

This a post on pineapple fried rice recipe. This pineapple fried rice uses minced pork and some sambal (Asian spicy relish) to go with the pineapple flavour rice. Pineapple fried rice is quite commonly found in South Asian cuisines as pineapple and rice is natively […]

How to make sleeve cuffs

How to make sleeve cuffs

Here is a blog post on how to make sleeve cuffs. Sleeve cuffs are seem in long sleeve or short sleeve shirts, blouses and dresses. It adds some interesting body to the design of the garment. Some sleeve cuffs are added to the puffed or […]

Growing and harvesting cucumber

Growing and harvesting cucumber

I love growing my own food. This is post on growing and harvesting cucumber. Cucumber are from the same family as courgette. Therefore to grow them it’s nearly the same care they need in order to grow them. Here is an previous blog post on […]

How to make chia seed dessert

How to make chia seed dessert

This is a blog post on how to make chia seed dessert. Chia seeds are in a healthy food wave at moment. There is a reason for this as chia seed are known for its healthy properties. Chia seeds can now be bought from supermarkets […]

Altering a pants pattern

Altering a pants pattern

Recently I wrote a blog post on how to make an elasticated waistband. In that post, I did some altering to a pants pattern to make it elasticated waistband. The original pattern has a waistband, dart and side invisible zip opening. Although I could have […]