Crocheting with string…

I’m looking into crocheting with different materials. Using the same stitches, but trying to find materials that are more durable or less expensive  or more suited to the purpose… Here is my first idea… making a durable table mat, which should be somewhat heatproof, using string. It is just parcel string, I found it in […]

Several weeks later…

I stayed in England for a month. Although I was living in someone else’s house, I did try my hand at baking a Victoria Sponge one time, but I forgot to split the mixture into two tins and it came out of the oven rather too moist. It wasn’t all that nice that day or […]

Cushion covers

You will need: A sun top with an elasticated top and swing base A small cushion Scissors, needle and thread Creative license, i.e. just do it: cut the fabric then there’s no going back 😀 Here’s how… Cut the sun top into two parts. The elasticated part and the swing-ruffled part. Turn them inside out […]