Potholders for Mother’s Day

My mother, who is gifted at finding amazing fabric from Japan, sent me this bit of unusual fabric this week. Doesn’t this fabric look a bit like a book of postage stamps, or a sticker sheet? A bit festive and Christmassy, too.

I pondered what I can make with it. I only . . . → Read More: Potholders for Mother’s Day

Tutorial: Potholder variation 1 – simple patchwork



I have this gorgeous cookbook called Simple to Spectacular, by Mark Bittman and Jean-Georges Vongerichten.  What I love about this book is its organisation.  For each section, there is one easy, basic recipe.  And then the book offers several variations based on the basic recipe, making it progressively . . . → Read More: Tutorial: Potholder variation 1 – simple patchwork