Monthly Archives: May 2010

Me Made May Monday – Barcelona Skirt

I think its a bit spooky that I own a skirt that’s almost exactly the same colour as my kitchen cabinets, but I take some comfort from knowing the skirt came first. This is not the garment I should be showing off for my fourth Me-Made-May-Monday, it SHOULD have been a McCalls tunic top, but…

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Wow!

Last month I blogged about the Red Arrows being on exercise in Cyprus. It was the start of their visit to the island, and they were spending a lot of time buzzing around the skies above my office at RAF Akrotiri. It was initially quite exciting, but after six weeks of displays three times a…

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Growing…

 Small parts of our garden are looking very lush at the moment – most unlike Cyprus in May. We are battling the heat and the lack of rain to cultivate a few things. A herb garden rampantly growing next to our new patio fence, some chilis in pots for Jim’s spicy curries, flowers just because,…

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Me Made May Monday

A “Me Made” bag for today’s Me Made Monday. This is the second bag I have made recently, the other, a beach bag for my sister will have to remain under wraps till she comes out to the island next weekend. This bag is the Everything Tote from Heather Ross’s Weekend Sewing. Regular readers of…

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The “surgical gown” skirt

In my post on Friday, I mentioned that I was midway through making a skirt from Heather Ross’s Weekend Sewing and was having some trouble with the errors in the book. After a weekend of frustration and wasted fabric, I can now tell you the full story. The skirt is the “Yard Sale Wrap Skirt”…

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