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

Using an computerised embroidery machine

Using an computerised embroidery machine

This is a blog post on machine embroidery review. Recently I got myself a machine embroidery as I wanted to get one myself a long time. It was down to cost as well. My mum had an old singer manual embroidery machine. I grew up […]

Shibori patterning

Shibori patterning

I have recently been fabric dyeing using natural dyes. I have started by using the roll-up method. Where you just roll the dye products on to the fabric together. Like making a sandwich roll. The patterning effect wasn’t as nice I found as the patterns […]

How to use snapseed

How to use snapseed

Here is my blog post on how to use smapseed, a free google photo editing app. This photo editing app is only available to use on mobile phone and not on the deskstop. There are many other photo editing app however, I just love using […]

How to sew collar band

How to sew collar band

I recently made myself a coat. The pattern uses collar band for it’s notch collar. Therefore this blog is on how to sew collar band. Some collar bands do come with collars some don’t. Collar bands are use to ‘hold’ the collar up so as […]

Baked cassava cake

Baked cassava cake

this is a recipe to cook baked cassava cake. It is a claasic South east asian dessert as cassava is native/ grown in that part of the world. However, nowadays frozen or fresh cassava are available to buy from Asian grocers especially in big cities […]

How to cook/ use yacon

How to cook/ use yacon

Here is a blog post on how to cook/ use yacon. Recently, well now it’s growing season again. I have been harvesting Yacon off the ground last month. here is a link to post on it. I will put a link on when the blog […]

Sewing sleeves – how to sew

Sewing sleeves – how to sew

Sewing sleeves here how to sew it. Here is an example I have made on a wrap-around stretch fabric dress. Bias cut. There are many types of sleeves in a pattern. Roglan, puffed, ordinary shirt sleeves. The type of fabric used will also determine the […]