Monday, 26 September 2016

Clifford Pier

When Clifford Pier was operational, ferries which ply the route to the neighbouring islands in Singapore, started their journey here. More info on Clifford Pier can be found here.

These days, it is a restaurant of The Fullerton Bay Hotel. The hotel is located in a new building next to Clifford Pier.

I was there with a friend for afternoon tea.
The 'moonstone brooch' can be found here.

Friday, 23 September 2016

Moonstone Jewellery

This reminded me of moonstones of a brooch.
But it is actually a wall light fixture in the ladies' restroom.

Find out soon!

Thursday, 22 September 2016

Peach Flowers

Thank you for your comments on my post about the new tatting books. Jane's comment was hilarious. I am now contemplating just browsing through. But before I read her comment, I had done this.

This is the first pattern from Tatting Lace Corsage & Accessories by Emiko Kitao. It starts out like an edging. To create the flower, just string the loose thread through the gaps between the chains, tie a knot and cut.

Tatted in Lizbeth size 40 in Col. 630 Peach Light and Col. 188 Coral Splash.

Wednesday, 21 September 2016

Find the Ant

I love this plant. The white flowers are so striking. 
Often planted by the road.

Looks pretty in large pots by your door too. 
It does need lots of sun.

Its name: Wrightia antidysenterica 'Arctic Snow'.

Tuesday, 20 September 2016

New Tatting Books

I was at Kinokuniya at Bugis Junction. It has been years since I was there. I thought I needed some inspiration for tatting. While browsing through the books, I liked the 3D effect of some of the patterns. One can never have enough pattern books. I know I have some books I bought last year which I have not tatted from.

Both books are by Emiko Kitao published by Applemints: Tatting Lace Corsage & Accessories 2015 and Tatting Lace Flower Accessories 2016.

Hopefully, you will see some tatting soon. Maybe something small.

Monday, 19 September 2016

I Can Dream

I want this in my home!

Can we make it happen?

Friday, 16 September 2016

Mini Pineapples

This was on sale at a street night market in Melaka.
No, I did not try it but I guess it could be sweet and juicy.

It takes time and effort to carve out the 'eyes' of the pineapple.

Thursday, 15 September 2016

Woven Picot Bookmark v2

This is better than the last one. 
Tatted in Lizbeth Twirlz Size 20 Blaze Col. 409.
Pattern is by Marrie Stoffer. 
Link to Carollyn's blog post for details.

Wednesday, 14 September 2016

Award Winning Landscape

This won People's Choice Award for this Fantasy and Landscape Show Garden called 'The Treasure Box'. It was designed by Inch Lim from Malaysia. The walls were lined with rice plants. A green oasis with a mini waterfall and stream.

Tuesday, 13 September 2016

Woven Picot Bookmark

I had to use a paper clip to hold the picots after weaving. I think my picots were a little too short so the weaving was a little tricky. Ensure that the picots are not twisted before joining. This will make the weaving flat and pretty.

After blocking, the weaving looked fine but the ends of the bookmark had picots which were too large. I got a little carried away. What do you think? I would have preferred the end chains to be shorter with normal sized picots.