Patience, Grasshopper!

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So – a few months back I introduced you to one of my new favourite products  – Claytastic in this post. Since then I have been trawling eBay for fondant moulds like the feather one I featured in that post. Thank goodness for the all of the cooking and baking shows on tv that have made working with fondant so popular, and fondant moulds so cheap 🍰 🍮 🎂 Read More

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Some things actually get finished!

It occurred to me that I have a few things that have been mentioned in a post (or two) that have since been completed that haven’t actually been sighted since they were only a work in progress. Some I like, some – not so much!

And I’ve also been hard at work trying to perfect the pattern for the tote in my last post and adding a shoulder strap version to the mix.

So here are the newer versions of the tote bag:

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My first design (and how it’s different from other tote bags)

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Single use plastic bags are on their way out in our state, and our local pharmacy has a middle-sized one that is great for those in-between loads. So I thought that before it disappeared – I’d better design myself a flexi-but-sturdy crochet version.

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Reduce, Re-use, Recycle . . .

I mentioned in a previous post that I will get my take-away coffee in a reusable travel cup if there’s one available, however it didn’t take long before my DH declared the purchase of any more travel cups an offence because our household was potentially going to be taken over by said cups – the inferior of which had a tendency to topple and spill his coffee just when I almost had him sold on the whole recycling idea! But seriously – who has room in their car for the travel cups you may need to grab a cuppa if the mood takes you?? Read More