Vintage Sewing – a 1950’s apron blouse

A girl’s best friend is probably gay, as they’ll think of giving you vintage sewing magazines instead of a toaster as a wedding present . Thank you Marc and Henk! Here’s the first make, a fabulous apron-blouse, for hosting in true

Vintage Sewing – a 1950’s apron blouse

A girl’s best friend is probably gay, as they’ll think of giving you vintage sewing magazines instead of a toaster as a wedding present . Thank you Marc and Henk! Here’s the first make, a fabulous apron-blouse, for hosting in true

Anthracite cider bowls… or planters?

One day I notice a lovely grey clay sample at my ceramics course, and told the teacher “lovely colour clay, it’s almost an… anthracite colour”. She replied “that’s because it IS anthracite (the mineral)”. Oops. As a throwing exercise, we

Anthracite cider bowls… or planters?

One day I notice a lovely grey clay sample at my ceramics course, and told the teacher “lovely colour clay, it’s almost an… anthracite colour”. She replied “that’s because it IS anthracite (the mineral)”. Oops. As a throwing exercise, we

Summer holiday wardrobe

Too many items to post, I’ll make a special summer holiday bundle if you don’t mind. It was our first proper holiday in 4 years, so reason enough to make some new items! First up: the Va-va-voom maxi dress. Casual

Summer holiday wardrobe

Too many items to post, I’ll make a special summer holiday bundle if you don’t mind. It was our first proper holiday in 4 years, so reason enough to make some new items! First up: the Va-va-voom maxi dress. Casual

Potato print shorts

Finding pretty prints is hard, or am I difficult? Most shops abound with cute childish prints, granny paisleys and harsh modern geometric shapes. And then we haven’t even gotten to colours and size of said prints. So I’ve started making

Potato print shorts

Finding pretty prints is hard, or am I difficult? Most shops abound with cute childish prints, granny paisleys and harsh modern geometric shapes. And then we haven’t even gotten to colours and size of said prints. So I’ve started making

African wax coat

The lovely Lesley from Sew sleep deprived made this stunning outfit and skirt. She gave me the courage to go for bold African Wax prints, despite my pale complexion. The inspiration for this coat/dress came from the Gugu dress by Demestik (one

African wax coat

The lovely Lesley from Sew sleep deprived made this stunning outfit and skirt. She gave me the courage to go for bold African Wax prints, despite my pale complexion. The inspiration for this coat/dress came from the Gugu dress by Demestik (one

Ceramics opening – the dress!

Though I’ve only been busy with ceramics for a year, my pieces were allowed in the local exhibit! An opening calls for a wow dress, right? The dress and fabric are stunning… the models less so. Please don’t look too

Ceramics opening – the dress!

Though I’ve only been busy with ceramics for a year, my pieces were allowed in the local exhibit! An opening calls for a wow dress, right? The dress and fabric are stunning… the models less so. Please don’t look too

Ceramics opening – the pots and dishes!

Still a bit chunky, I need to practice throwing thinner, but here they are, the pots and dishes which are spending the summer at the Quatro Exhibit in Tervuren this summer. I hand-painted the wildlife with a brush using cobalt

Ceramics opening – the pots and dishes!

Still a bit chunky, I need to practice throwing thinner, but here they are, the pots and dishes which are spending the summer at the Quatro Exhibit in Tervuren this summer. I hand-painted the wildlife with a brush using cobalt