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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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

How to make an elasticated waistband

How to make an elasticated waistband

This post is on making the elasticated waistband. This is commonly seen in tights, gym, yoga, children’s and sleepwear clothes. It is also one of the easiest ways to make a waistband as it does not require a proper fit to be undertaken. Unlike like […]

Making gathered ruffles on garments

Making gathered ruffles on garments

Ever thought something how gathered ruffles on the garments are made? This blog post is on making gathered ruffles on the garments. It may seem easy at one glance but to make ruffles to look good on a garment takes practice.  Read further on how […]