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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Italian sewing magazines a review

Italian sewing magazines a review

Here is my first hand experience of buying Italian sewing magazines while I was there in August. I love buying sewing magazines rather than patterns as you can get so many patterns in one magazine. Well that was at least with Burda magazine the UK […]

How to make fabric printing paste

How to make fabric printing paste

Here is is a blog post on how to make fabric printing paste. I have recently decided to make progress on my fabric printing skills this time doing more printing on fabric. My previous attempts were on printing using screen. in which also employs thickening […]

Dyeing with blackberry how to do it at home

Dyeing with blackberry how to do it at home

After coming across to s glut of wild blackberries I have decided to do some dyeing with blackberry. While I am not asking anyone to go out and buy some blackberry from the supermarket just for dyeing. But if you excess or they are no […]

Save money skiing Italy – learn how to

Save money skiing Italy – learn how to

Here is a blog on how save money skiing in Italy. We have been travelling in Italy a few weeks back it’s a lovely country to travel but it’s cheap to travel and to live there. I am based in London and found it that […]

Tayberry growing and harvesting

Tayberry growing and harvesting

During the summer time, I had harvested some tayberry in my garden back in London. This post is on tayberry growing and harvesting at home. Tayberry is an unusual berry that is not seen in shops or supermarkets. However, the young shoots or plants are […]

Steamed fish – recipe on how to cook it

Steamed fish – recipe on how to cook it

This blog post is on how to cook steamed fish. Steamed fish using sea bass or sea bream is very much a classic Cantonese dish. It is found in many Cantonese Chinese restaurants menu. It is normally cooked as a whole fish with head, bones […]

Vegan alternative what can be used instead in diet

Vegan alternative what can be used instead in diet

Over the recent years there is a lot of written and telly programmes on vegan alternative diet. Why we should be think of it? How cows and the commercial world is doing for our environment. Climate change for our future generations to come. So with […]