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…

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.

Flying Geese Quilt

This is my first quilting project ever! Never had an interest in quilting but picked it up when a quilt was requested for a baby-cot. The special request was for a ‘flying geese’ pattern. As the baby is a boy, I chose blue as the main colour. Some of the fabrics used were specially bought…


The foreground of my self portrait, showing part of the batik I got from Mum, also part of my kebaya embroidery:


just a tiny little 12x12cm for a friend who loves Santorini

Valiant Spirit

My camera is not picking up the intensity of the colours 😦