The Troublesome Dress, or Cynthia Rowley 1873

Honestly, the number of things that went wrong whilst making this dress, urgh! Originally I was going to write about them all in detail, but who wants to read about problems? Instead, have some piccies of a happy girl in an (eventually) successful creation (thanks to my handsome husband for the photos): The pattern is … Continue reading The Troublesome Dress, or Cynthia Rowley 1873

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Hooray! The Very Inspiring Blogger Award!

A couple of weeks ago, I was thrilled and honoured to receive a nomination for the Very Inspiring Blogger Award from the lovely Natalie over at Threads and Bobbins! This is my first award! Thank you so much for the nomination, Natalie. I really enjoy your blog too - your handmade outfits are super stylish, … Continue reading Hooray! The Very Inspiring Blogger Award!

Delicious, healthy, banana muffins, and my first Instagram post!

Hello! Just a quick share of the world's greatest (and super healthy) banana muffin recipe. I found the recipe over here by hillontherun. The recipe is gluten- and sugar-free, using almond meal and pure maple syrup instead. They are possibly the moistest, most delicious, soft banana muffins I've ever tasted. Highly recommended! (Oh, side note, … Continue reading Delicious, healthy, banana muffins, and my first Instagram post!