I had a bit of drama with my sewing machine whereby the little pin that holds the needle in palce shattered, so I rang the man at the sewing machine shop, who said he’d save one for me and pout it in a safe place. a few days later when I trekked all the way into town, he wasn’t in the shop, and his colleague didn’t know where the aforementioned safe place might be, so I ended up waiting for it to be posted out when they found it. I also ordered one off the internet. They both turned up on the same day.

A simple black and white houses print. I used some lovely chunky black and white buttons I’d had for ages.

I liked this print, it’s all old ads for silly spy toys like decoder rings and x ray specs. The blue plaid buttons just felt right.

Palm trees

I’m still not sure about this one. It’s spotty cats, which is the closest we can get to a print with bengals on. the Sunday Times men’s fashion supplement said that leopard print is on for men this year, so it’s fashion forward. erm…

This one made my eyes go funny. It’s white tigers, with orange tiger buttons.

And he may not have got to see the Lego movie yet, but I made him a lego cake for his birthday. It’s homemade marzipan rather than fondant, since niether of us can see the point in fondant. It takes an awful lot of colouring paste to get marzipan to go red though. It’s actaully rather good for me, since cake decorating is not one of fortes (I like baking because I like to eat, but decorating cakes annoys me because I hate my fingers being sticky) There’s still rather a lot of it left, I’ve been right off food all week, especially sweet stuffs

~ by opusanglicanum on February 17, 2019.

5 Responses to “shirts”

  1. “Fashion forward”? I’d say he’s more easy to spot in a crowd myself, but that’s a good thing! I’m short, you see…. Seriously, feel better soon. That Lego cake is fab.

  2. I can’t see the point of fondant, either, and marzipan does take a lot of colouring, but I’m sure it’s delicious!

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