Following yesterday’s post about Lisa Walton’s e-book Fun & Easy Surface Design Techniques, here’s a photo of the cards I made using my stencilled fabric. I traced around a biscuit cutter to get my star shapes. While I was at it, I made some lime shortbread for my neighbours (see recipe below.) Follow me @brendagaelsmith […]
After a fabulous time at the European Patchwork Meeting, the Laundry King are on our way back to Australia. The wifi at our B&B was pretty flaky (and non-existent for the last 24 hours) so I have been offline. Not that there has been much time for blogging anyway. Here is a quick selection of […]
Easter is a four day weekend in Australia. The Laundry King remains traumatised by his first Good Friday downunder when he found the shops and restaurants all closed and had no food in the house. Needless to say, our pantry is well stocked. My brother is coming for a couple of days and we will […]
One of the things I enjoy about teaching is that it broadens your horizons. I am not just talking about the rewards of teaching others something new or even travelling to new places; it’s the whole experience. For example, a week or two ago I taught Serendipity Circles at a weekend retreat of Riviera Quilters […]
I’m back from a very agreeable visit to Tasmania and, in keeping with family tradition and the family recipe, have made a batch of Hot Cross Buns.
Jet puffed – this could describe what happens to us after several weeks in America enjoying festive fare and warm hospitality. Check out the ingredients in Fantasy Fudge that I made with Jen this afternoon – jet puffed marshmallow creme? Only in America!