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.

Author: Kar-Ling

Growing and harvesting agretti salsola

Growing and harvesting agretti salsola

This blog post is on growing and harvesting agretti salsola. Agretti salsola may seem a very strange term to many of you not unless you are Italian. I got to know about this vegetable commonly known as land seaweed or monks beard I believe from […]

How to sew a jacket at home

How to sew a jacket at home

Here are some tips on how to sew a simple straight forward jacket at home. I have recently sewn myself a jacket not long ago. The fabric I use is boucle fabric with nice glitter threads weaves into it. It looks great for a dinner […]

Growing and harvesting borlotti beans

Growing and harvesting borlotti beans

Here is a blog post on growing and harvesting borlotti beans. Borlotti beans are very much found in Mediterranean cuisines. It’s also sold in supermarkets as well. Though homegrown is always taste much better. It’s used in soups, add to salads or cook as a […]

Sewing sheer fabric dress at home

Sewing sheer fabric dress at home

The blog post is on sewing a sheer fabric dress. I have sewn sheer fabrics in the past but not much in recent times. As I have sewing using stretch fabrics and wool fabrics. However, I saw this lovely silk organza fabric a past season […]

Growing asparagus how to at home

Growing asparagus how to at home

Here is a blog post on growing asparagus at home. Asparagus is a perennial plant like many gardeners I thought it will such an easy to grow vegetable at home. Not really. Maybe it’s just me. After having a look at the information around it […]

Mary Quant Mini dress pattern free to download

Mary Quant Mini dress pattern free to download

Here is an ongoing Mary Quant free Mini dress pattern currently still available to download. There are two dress patterns that are available to download. It was created as part of her recent exhibition at the Victoria and Albert Museum. It had ended in February […]

Kaffir lime growing and harvesting

Kaffir lime growing and harvesting

Here is a blog on growing and harvesting kaffir lime plant in a cold (temperate) climate country. It is a common lime plant found in Southeast Asia. Also known as Makrut plant. While it produces lime fruit, it is not the fruit is used in […]