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.

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Growing and harvesting winter squash

Growing and harvesting winter squash

This is a blog post on growing and harvesting winter squash. Winter squash can be a few different varieties. Winter squashes are all from the cucurbit family and they come in a variety of shapes and sizes. The taste does vary as well some are […]

Ang Ku Kuih (Sweet tortoise kuih)

Ang Ku Kuih (Sweet tortoise kuih)

This is a recipe for making Ang Ku Kui at home from scratch. Ang ku kuih means tortoise kuih is actually originates from southern China Fujian. Also known as Angkoo it is eaten in many countries in South East Asia like Malaysia, Singapore, and Indonesia. […]

Growing and harvesting sweet potato leaves

Growing and harvesting sweet potato leaves

This blog post is on growing and harvesting sweet potato leaves. Sweet potato always has a special in my heart. During the Second World War as it was easy to grow crop in tropical climate therefore it sustain my ancestors during that period. Where at […]

Elderflower cordial making it at home

Elderflower cordial making it at home

This is a blog post on how to make elderflower cordial at home. Elderflower comes from elderflower tree which is easy grown. To make this cordial you will need to find some fresh elderflower. They are normally available some time end of April to early […]

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 […]

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 […]