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...

    Feeling up to a bit of a challenge and some fun at the same time?   Bothwell International Highland SpinIN and Fibre Festival 2019 is looking for you to join in!   The SpinIN is run every second year, and this year is celebrating its 40th birthday. It is...

  Here's the second, and final part of the sew-along to create the Silk Circle project as seen in Embellish issue 36 - I hope you've been having fun so far! (Click HERE for Part 1)   Let's start the stitching and embellishing ☺   With your sewing machine set...

  It's the first part of the sew-along to create the Silk Circle project as seen in Embellish issue 36 - make sure you choose your own colours if blues are not you!   Let's get into it and have some fun!   Gather together your materials as per the...