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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Lemon drizzle cake

Lemon drizzle cake

Here is a recipe and review on making a lemon drizzle cake. Lemon drizzle cake is a very British classic cake. This recipe uses not only lemon drizzle but lemon curd, buttercream and fondant icing. A great cake for that special occasion. be it a […]

How to make chia seed dessert

How to make chia seed dessert

This is a blog post on how to make chia seed dessert. Chia seeds are in a healthy food wave at moment. There is a reason for this as chia seed are known for its healthy properties. Chia seeds can now be bought from supermarkets […]

Altering a pants pattern

Altering a pants pattern

Recently I wrote a blog post on how to make an elasticated waistband. In that post, I did some altering to a pants pattern to make it elasticated waistband. The original pattern has a waistband, dart and side invisible zip opening. Although I could have […]

Pichi pichi ube

Pichi pichi ube

This is a blog post on how to make pichi pichi ube flavour. This is a classic Filipino sweet dessert which I love to make. I have previously made baked cassava cake and this is the steamed version of it. We also have the same […]

How to sew side seam pockets

How to sew side seam pockets

This post is on how to sew side seam pockets. Side seam pocket is also known as inseam pockets. It is seen and used in my types of garment/ clothes making. Commonly seen in dresses, trousers, shorts and coats. Unlike like welt pockets which I […]

Growing and harvesting coriander

Growing and harvesting coriander

Here is a blog post on growing and harvesting coriander in a temperate country like the UK. It is much more hardy than some of its tropical cousins. . As you might know, I grew up in the warm tropical climate of Malaysia. Even after […]

Making Macaroons at home

Making Macaroons at home

This is a blog post on making macaroons at home. Macaroons are a lovely French dessert that has its reputation for being quite tricky to make. However, once you get the hang of making macaroons (like most baking and cooking skill), it becomes quite easy. […]