I am not usually a particularly frilly person. However I saw a skirt on Pinterest and really liked it and “pinned” it to my sewing board to try at a later date. Well the later date arrived, and having found the instructions for the skirt on Ruffles and Roses.com I set to work. This is… Continue reading Skills with frills.
Not long now until school goes back and I have to return to my early morning routine. For two thirds of the year I manage to get up at 5.00am, head to the gym, workout and then make it into school for about 6.45am. Then after Easter there is that change in the weather, that… Continue reading A Nip in the Air.
I have recently come across a number of “repurposing” websites, where talented seamstresses refashion charity shop finds into wearable clothes. My two particular favorites are Refashionista.net and charityshopchic.net. Unlike the UK, where charity shops often outnumber regular shops on the high street, and the US where the thrift stores take on mega proportions, there are… Continue reading Second time around.
Hello world is right. This is my first attempt at blogging and I am excited about the prospect of letting you into a corner of my world here in sunny Africa. Ok, so it hasn’t been particularly sunny today but I’m not going to complain about rain. So who am I? My name is Rima,… Continue reading Hello world!