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This little number is done. Yeah. I avoid hand stitching but I couldn't avoid it because of the braid and chunkiness of the fabric. I broke a record 5 sewing machine needles making this jacket. I have a couple of reddish skirts that I can wear with this but it's even better with dark ink … Continue reading Chanel No1 is done.
Here's a pattern that's now OOP but I've only just opened it. Isn't that always the case?McCalls 5007 is another jacket that I thought was cute and could be handy.I used Angie's help getting the fit of this right too. This was my first choice for a chanel jacket. Oh well. Now I know that I have to wear … Continue reading Boxy jacket no 2 – McCalls 5007
Over the past few months, the Rhodes sewing group has had the pleasure of Angie Zimmerman's expertise in jacket fitting. I fell off the jacket wagon with myVanuatu trip sewing, and Saturday I hopped back on the wagon.Here's where I'm at with this jacket at the moment. The aim was to make a chanel jacket … Continue reading chanel-ish jacket – burda 5018
At the same afternoon tea I made a stack of pancakes.Again using the commonsense cookery book, they were great, with a bit of nutella.
A couple of weeks ago, I decided to host an afternoon tea for my family. I was planning on making a Greek walnut cake but the recipe I had was full of eggs. I was gobsmacked. Not that I have a cholesterol problem so I took the basic cake recipe from the commonsense cookery book … Continue reading Walnut cake
There are times when I get organised and cook ahead of time. Now these times can be rare at times, so while working on a new recipe, I threw together a quick mince sauce to be frozen for later.This recipe is simple:Chopped onions and crushed garlic are sauteed in some olive oil. Then I added … Continue reading mince sauce