Category Archives: old souls

Furoshiki Mummy!

Mum’s books finally arrived today  – a special request for her birthday so I got another excuse for a super quick furoshiki project! This time I used a silky single quilt cover op-shop find… Surely a little girl’s favourite for … Continue reading

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Painting Emma

What toddler doesn’t like painting? I’ve been meaning to try mossing our concrete statue ‘Emma’ for years and today I found myself with two well-expired tubs of yoghurt in the fridge, some leftover moss from a flower job and a … Continue reading

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Salvaged Soul – Dilemma of the Blue Coat

Recently I received a tip-off about a haul of vintage woolen children’s coats at one of our local op shops. So what did I do? Well obviously I changed course immediately and snapped up the last one! This darling little … Continue reading

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An old soul for an unborn soul

Souls Salvaged: 1 This darling little chair recently appeared on my local buy, swap, sell page and after hesitating for half a second, I snapped her up. Why the hesitation? You see I know who this children’s armchair is perfect … Continue reading

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Furoshiki for the future

Those Japanese chaps had it all worked out long ago. Furoshiki = cloth wrapper in Japanese and for a long time this is how they would carry anything from clothes, books, food, bottles and more around town. It’s slowly making … Continue reading

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Stampede Bunting for an outback girl

What to give an outback girl for her special 2nd birthday? I’ve had bunting going through my mind ever since we received a lovely handmade gift for our little boy’s room? Reds, whites, blues, stars, stripes and spots. Not only … Continue reading

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Mum & Daughter PJ Set

When we can finally shake off the winter chills and look forward to sunshine, I find myself getting a real sewing bug and suddenly I have a list of 20 projects I’d like to complete before Christmas. If only I … Continue reading

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