Baking :: Lemon Bars

These lemon bars are from Leon Baking and Puddings : Book 3. I do enjoy lemon desserts but reduced the amount of sugar in the lemon…

A Lebanese Feast

I bought Arabesque by Claudia Roden about 6 years ago, and have cooked many dishes from it over the years. It is a one stop…

Quick Change Trousers

Quick Change Trousers, a photo by azmiat on Flickr. Lovely little trousers I made for my new niece, using Anna Maria Horner’s pattern from Handmade…

Finished: Striped Pyjamas

I made  these pyjama bottoms for my son, from tracing the pattern to hemming,  in a single evening. The pattern is from Sewing for Boys by…

There’s Nothing like a Real Book

What a stunning testimony to their love of books from this husband and wife team. Their bookshop is based in Toronto and the website is…

New Feature: Fabric Friday

As promised, a new feature for Fridays! As I mentioned, I’ve caught the stashing bug again and have my sights on several gorgeous new fabric…

Monsoon Boutique collection

Monsoon have a lovely fairtrade range at the moment, all profits go back into supporting women and children in India. It’s well worth a look,…