Australian Alpaca Yarn: The start of our adventure   by Tim Toshack and Graham Lugg   [caption id="attachment_20271" align="alignnone" width="400"] Coloured Cria[/caption]   The commencement of our adventure into the world of alpacas started in 2003 when we purchased our first 3 alpacas. Our initial herd consisted of 2 wethers and...

  In response to a topic of conversation in an online social media group, Heather Frizzell created this gorgeous felted Aussie birds project which she generously agreed to share here - Thank you Heather! ♥ She has created it as a quick beginner-friendly 'how-to' project and would...

  We are getting together some great suggestions for Christmas gifts for you which we think you'll like - either for yourself or to gift to a special person. Please click on the business names or active links (coloured red) for more information on the items...

  Anzac biscuits commemorate the coming of age of Australia and New Zealand through their joint participation in WWI.  There is deliberately no egg or milk in the recipe so the biscuits will not spoil or go stale quickly. The original army ration recipe was adapted...

We have some wonderful suggestions for Mother's Day gifts which we think you’ll like – click on the business names or active links (coloured red) for more information. They are arranged in no particular order, so make sure you scroll all the way down so...

  How did you go with Part 1? Part 1 can be found HERE.   We're now up to preparing the crown for attaching to the band, and finishing this rather cute sun bonnet.     To prepare the crown for attaching to the band we need to gather the crown's...

  In an age where we are more conscious of the effects of the sun, it's great to be able to create a lovely vintage sun bonnet for our young ones. I have used a cotton fabric - the colour and print of the fabric is...

    I was privileged to be taken to and around Bothwell by Juliet Smith, President, BIHSIFF Committee, who explained and showed me just what the Bothwell SpinIN is, and is all about. She was such a fountain of knowledge and exuberance!        Bothwell is a small, historic town...

        Two lovely ladies sent in photos of themselves out-and-about wearing their vintage outfits ♥  Don't they look wonderful?     Christie Barker wrote:   Please find my pic enclosed taken at Cooly Rocks On 2018. Thanks Christie                   Jennie wrote:   Vintage Made is my favourite magazine. It's rare to have a magazine that can be...

  Article by Gaayathri Periasami of Baby Peppers Bamboo is undeniably one of the most, if not the most sustainable plant on earth. It’s the fastest-growing plant in the world, requires very little water for growth, grows organically with no pesticides needed, and regenerates constantly. It can’t get...