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Thursday, 9 February 2012

Thrift Pays



A hat out of an old sleeve...


Noro Silk Garden.



At last salvaging all sorts of crap pays off, the perfect zip from an old pair of trousers off sets the cost of red cashmere from The Cloth House!


Monday, 6 February 2012

Snow Making



The weekend snow was enjoyed by all...


lots of sport on TV and lots of making...


a snowman, a snow-fort and...


good bread.


Sunday, 5 February 2012

Improvise



The problem with being six and riding your bike to school on bitterly cold mornings is that your hands get cold.  Gloves big enough to keep hands warm make it difficult to use the brakes.  The solution is felted Shetland wool gloves combined with the sleeves off Mummy's favourite sheepskin coat - make that gillet - or as we like to call them bar-cosies.