Life is often fun in Zimbabwe, but not at the moment. We are currently experiencing power cuts on a massive scale. For most people the power is off by six in the morning and if you’re lucky back on by ten at night. This makes the sewing part of my life pretty difficult as although… Continue reading Who turned the lights out?
I bought this grey cardigan at the flea market for $5.00 a few months ago and have worn it a few times this winter. I love cardigans and I usually wear them unbuttoned, but there was something about this cardigan (I think it was the neckline) that made it look better buttoned up. Anyway when… Continue reading Cardigan to Sweater
I am a great one for looking for things to make, that I could sell and earn some money from. When I first arrived in Zimbabwe in 1995 you couldn’t get nice flannel pyjamas for kids (or adults of that matter), and fleece was a relatively new product. So I bought a pyjama and dressing… Continue reading Work in progress
I am always astonished when I come across an organisation that has managed to continue to exist despite all the problems that Zimbabwe has experienced over the recent past. This weekend I had the pleasure of visiting the Patchwork and Quilting Show Zimbabwe 2015, which was being held for the 18th time. Hosted by The… Continue reading Feeling Quilty