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

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 […]

French sewing magazines review

French sewing magazines review

Here is a blog post on french sewing magazines review. I wrote a blog post on this as I have bought myself some more sewing magazines! I bought Coudre cest facile, Modes & Travaux and Ottobre design. Ottobre design is also sold in the UK […]

Make your own compost

Make your own compost

I love gardening, I love to recycle as much of my garden waste as much as I can. This a blog post on how to make your own compost at home. While it is possible to make compost out of food and animal waste. It […]

How to dye fabrics using indigo at home.

How to dye fabrics using indigo at home.

This is a blog post on how to dye fabrics using indigo. This indigo vat is using hydro sulphate method. There 3 different methods to mix indigo vat using different ingredients. The goals of these ingredients are the same as it’s the deoxygenation process that […]

How to make raised bed from pallets at home

How to make raised bed from pallets at home

I love to grow my own food a much as much possible as I can in our small city garden. Over last year I have been making raised bed/ planter from pallets. These pallets are found by skips, building sites and warehouses nearby where I […]

Yee sang classic home made recipe

Yee sang classic home made recipe

This a recipe on making the classic Yee sang a Southeast Asian Chinese New Year starter dish. It’s not available elsewhere but Malaysia and Singapore. It has origins of Nyonya influences a bit like Kuih Kapit which has revolved over the years. Yee sang it […]

Egg curry Kerala style home cook recipe

Egg curry Kerala style home cook recipe

Here is a blog post on egg curry Kerala style recipe. Kerala is a place in south India. There are plenty of types of egg curry but this one is just super yummy. This due to mixture spices that makes it taste so good which […]