the birthday cloth

I enjoy ironing. I think if you like to sew, you have to like to iron because ironing is such an key part of sewing. I even have a poem about ironing in my book, called ‘Sunday Night’. It doesn’t mean all my clothes are perfectly ironed, because I am a haphazard ironer. I only … Continue reading the birthday cloth

grow your own way

In autumn I planted a whole lot of bulbs: ranunculus, freesias, gladioli…and the other day the first of my ranunculus flowered. I bought all white bulbs, as I’d planned to have all white flowers in pots on the porch for added cooling effect, come summer. As you can, see not all of the bulbs came … Continue reading grow your own way