Monthly Archives: October 2013

Lobster (and friends) dress

Elsa Schiaparelli, eat your heart out. We have scrimps, pineapples, bananas, cherries, strawberries, cocktails, olives and flowers as well as several lobsters on our dress. The old school hat, autographed by your school friends is an optional accessory. Technical details … Continue reading

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School lunch box food

Bland, a bit stodgy but very moist and the kids like them. Just right for back to school tomorrow (pity we already ate them all…) Ingredients 125g (one stick) butter 1 cup caster sugar 2 eggs 2 very ripe bananas, … Continue reading

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Camel and chicken wire

The pink jacket was a bargain that come home with me from Indianapolis (Nine West, boucle). The problem was that it was not ‘my colour’. So not much, if anything, in my wardrobe went with it. Is it a bargain … Continue reading

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Aprons and sewing karma

What can I say about aprons? 1. Repurposed fabric. Most of them started life as linen table runners used for a wine event. A wash and dry and those red wine stains have gone forever. 2. Copied the proportions of … Continue reading

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