Food themed fabric continued


This fabric is made of little Malaysian kuihs. Kuihs are basically tiny bite sized cakes but instead of being baked, most of them are steamed or grilled. They are usually made from tapioca or rice flour, sago, coconut milk and glutinous rice. These cakes are pretty rich, so the small portion bite sizes are just perfect. Plus they come in so many flavours that it just makes sense to have a little bit of everything.

Condiments and Sauces


I was inspired by my recent trip to Bolaven, Mt. Eden. I had the most satisfying bowl of beef pho by far in Auckland, and I was also pleasantly delighted to see a bottle of Sriracha on my table. Sriracha! I cannot stress the importance of having the right condiments for the right type of food. And for me, the slices of beef in pho are infinitely better when dipped in Sriracha. Bottles of South East Asian condiments and sauces will always bring me back home. The containers they come... Read The Rest →

collection: sew helpful


I try to my best to enter’s ‘design of the week contest’ whenever I can. This week’s challenge is called ‘Sewing Notions’, and participants are required to create four coordinating prints sized to fit on one yard. I decided on using buttons, safety pins and bobbins to create a repetitive pattern. I also broke it down into individual items, creating supporting designs to form a collection. Still waiting for the swatches to arrive and if everything goes as planned, it should be available on soon!

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