Toy soldier dungarees

Well! This was a project and a half! I can’t tell you how many mistakes I made on this set of dungarees, nor how long it took me to work some things out, but I learnt an incredible amount and I really enjoyed it. Even the buttons. I’ve already figured out my current most hated task is sewing on buttons. Urgh. Need to sort out how to use that button-sewing foot on the sewing machine pronto… Continue reading “Toy soldier dungarees”

Falling for Filkauf

I haven’t spent an autumn here in the States before and I’m amazed by the colours of the leaves. I knew it was supposed to be quite something on the east coast (we foreigners always hear about the Boston area) but I didn’t know it would be so vibrant here on the west coast too. I’m from Scotland and I always thought our autumns were fairly colourful, but they’re nothing compared to what is in my garden. Yep, my garden! Wow! Continue reading “Falling for Filkauf”