The skirt that Hannah made

My friend Hannah Watherston is a seamstress. She has spent much of her life creating made-to-measure garments such as wedding dresses, and in addition, she has been directly involved in helping small business start-ups, especially those led by women. She is a fount of wisdom and knowledge about textiles and about business; it’s a privilege to know her.  She is currently involved in a social … Continue reading The skirt that Hannah made

A (vintage) recipe for meringues

As it is now close to the festive season, I am going to share a recipe in this week’s blog post. (There is a textile connection too.) First, here’s the recipe: Meringues Whisk the whites of 2 eggs till they are very stiff. Add gradually a quarter pound of very fine castor sugar and continue to whisk until the mixture stands alone. Dip a tablespoon … Continue reading A (vintage) recipe for meringues