Spring skirt – FINISHED

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I’ve always said autumn is my favourite time of the year, but after spending just the first two weeks of spring on the farm, I have to revise my answer.

Spring on the farm is gorgeous. After you overlook the towering weeds and sinus-inducing pollen in the air, it’s goddamn frickin’ beautiful. Everything is green and lush, bright and colourful, and sunny and warm. I find myself making excuses to go outside. I even look forward to weeding!

The only real problem I forsee is more time outside means less time sewing, and I find myself conflicted in choosing between the two. Continue reading

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The stuff you do when you’re not doing the stuff you LOVE to do

So I’m actually on holidays from work at the moment, which is great for getting stuff done around the house, but not so great because not a lot of it is sewing. LL and I have been doing quite a bit of renovating of late, and while we are still decades upon decades away from our dream home, it’s nice to make small achievements. Here’s what we’ve been up to of late: Continue reading

Strawberry and apple crumble muffins

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Here’s a recipe that’s both delicious and freezer friendly. Theoretically, you could make it MUCH healthier by substituting honey, replacing butter with some sort of nut-based spread, using wholemeal flour, and using stevia or just omitting the extra sugar altogether. I’m sure at one point I will go on a health kick and blog about HEALTHY muffin recipes, but today, it’s just good old sugar and butter for me. Continue reading