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

Embroidery design on a cape coat

Embroidery design on a cape coat

Here is a blog post on the recent make from your truly on an embroidery machine. I have got myself a new embroidery machine by Janome which is also a sewing machine. I have been inspired to do more embroidery after previously experience seeing my […]

Making sausage rolls

Making sausage rolls

Here is a blog post on making sausage rolls at home. They taste so much better than shop bought ones. Of you can good organic ready-made ones nowadays but they cost just so much. They are a great hit at parties for the young or […]

How to cut bias strip and using it

How to cut bias strip and using it

Here is a blog post on how to cut bias strip and using it. Bias binding strips are commonly seen in dressmaking or sewing patterns. It simply means that it’s a thin strip of cloth cut in bias. The reason behind is that it allows […]

Sweet potato chips

Sweet potato chips

Here is a blog post on how to make sweet potato chips from scratch. It’s dead easy to make. In recent years Sweet potato has taken over the supermarket shelves. Now it’s widely available as ready frozen oven chip. The health benefits of eating sweet […]

Putting metallic prints on fabric

Putting metallic prints on fabric

Here is a blog post of putting metallic prints on paper. another term or name for it can be foil heat transferring technique. As basically you are transferring foil effects from a special heat transferable material to the fabric. Foil printing is not a new […]

Fabric dyeing with carrot tops – home dyeing

Fabric dyeing with carrot tops – home dyeing

Here is blog on fabric dyeing with carrot tops. Wild carrots are easily found in the woods. Also known as Queen Anne’s lace or Daucus carota as the flowers resembled of lace patterns. One can also use domestic edible carrot tops from supermarkets or homegrown. […]

Yorkshire pudding homemade recipe

Yorkshire pudding homemade recipe

Here a post on how to make Yorkshire pudding. Yorkshire pudding is an accompaniment to a roast dinner. Quite commonly in the UK to go with the traditional Sunday roast. It is very easy to make as well. Not much effort needed. Its a hit […]