Homemade Muesli

I recently got into Kefir culture, thanks to my sister. I used a bought bottle of Kefir and grew my own out of it. Shop bought Kefir yoghurt is usually flavoured. I prefer mine plain. I have my Kefir yoghurt for breakfast with homemade muesli. Again, I prefer homemade muesli because shop bought is often…

Log Cabin Quilt

Large, queen size quilt made up of small log cabin squares.

Pouffe

The living room has a new set of sofa. The owner decides to keep the pouffe that came with the old set. It was covered in brown, corduroy type of fabric. I re-upholstered it in this world map fabric which matches the new sofa set very well. Now, they can have the world at their…

Sunny Blue Sky Triangle Quilt

Sun and blue sky quilt for warmth and comfort on wintry nights. Two little planes bridging the distance across continents and oceans … Hand applique   Hand quilted… millions of stitches! Border… using up little bits of leftovers. Measures 1.9×2.5m with cotton wadding. For a little boy who is growing up too fast, upgrading to…

New Quilting Project

I’ve been going a little crazy over the recent fabric sales at half price. These are what I’ve got now: Am I missing any particular colour in the palette?  I’m thinking ‘earthy, natural..’ colour scheme. I have yet to decide on a design, will probably go with squares. Suggestions and inspirations most welcome. Please post…

Making a Triangle Quilt

This is the second time I’m making a quilt. My first was a Flying Geese for a baby cot. Now that the baby will be outgrowing the cot, he needs a big boy quilt. I’m expecting him to be a tall boy, judging by how tall he is now. So this quilt measures 1.9×2.5m. Golden…

Gail’s Marshmallow balls

Ingredients: packet of white and pink marshmallows 1 1/2 packets malt biscuits, crushed 1 tin sweetened condensed milk 1 TBSP syrup 2 TBSP cocoa 50gms butter coconut Directions: 1. Place the condensed milk, butter, and cocoa in a saucepan and heat gently until mixture is melted together. 2. Add the crushed biscuits to the mixture…

Ring Cushion Embroidery

Embroidery on Ring Cushion with New Zealand and UK theme consisting of a fantail bird and New Zealand fern as well as a red robin and English roses.