Easy Flower Arrangement

Easy Flower Arrangement

Easy Flower Arrangement I was recently sent a box full of goodies from the Oasis flower foam people. As the end of term is fast approaching, I decided to put it to good use and design an easy flower arrangement for my boys’ teachers and the cub and scout leaders. When I was a teacher, I would […]

Mobius Loops That Zip Together

Mobius Loops That Zip Together

Mobius Loops That Zip Together If somebody had told me 10 years ago that having kids would result in my liking maths, I wouldn’t have believed them. In fact, I think I would have laughed in that person’s face. Just as having a transport mad child means that I know more about buses than I would care […]

Sewing For Survival: How Sewing Caused the Survival of the Human Race

Sewing For Survival: How Sewing Caused the Survival of the Human Race

Sewing For Survival: How Sewing Caused the Survival of the Human Race One of my favourite sewing bloggers recently wrote a post about her blog and how she doesn’t want to become a faceless tutorial writer. As I have a nasty feeling that I might be at risk of becoming a faceless tutorial writer myself, I’ve […]

How to Knit If You Are a Crocheter

How to Knit If You Are a Crocheter

How to Knit If You Are a Crocheter Within the last few months, I have discovered something I suspected all along. I am a knitter. Not much of a knitter, at least not yet! But I am a knitter and I have knitted a sock. Ta da! I’ve been sewing and crocheting since I was […]

How to Sew Trousers From Your Own Measurements

How to Sew Trousers From Your Own Measurements

How to Sew Trousers From Your Own Measurements Last week I showed how to draft a trouser pattern from your measurements. The trouser pattern I made was for Cosmo’s measurements, but the same principles apply whatever the size of person! So now I’m going to explain how to sew trousers from the pattern you’ve made so […]