Why recreate a vintage hat? Firstly it felt very fragile to handle. Secondly, there was a rip in the lining, which would have been an easy repair, however through the… [Continue Reading]
I have followed the instructions for a “normal figure with a large bust”. All measurements are in Centimetres. The translation is not word for word.
An overview of the content of the book, as well as the instructions for taking measurements.
How I started I have been used to making dresses in a pattern size 12 (B 87, W 67, H 92 cm) – according to my bust measurement + garment… [Continue Reading]
A traditional French cake, reminiscent of British summer strawberries and cream.
A recipe by my friend’s mum from Moscow.
Quick to make party food.
This recipe is from the book “Useful Tips For The Young Worker” published in the USSR in 1959.
A light warm salad, quick to make.
An interesting variation on tomato sauce.