Monthly Archives: August 2008

Sinigang (tamarind broth)

a fragrant pork and tamarind soup, perfect for a refreshing light supper Serves: 4 Prep: 20 min Cook: 1 hr 20 min Ingredients 1.3 litres water 450g pork riblets or pork ribs, cut to pieces 5 Tomatoes, sliced 1 large … Continue reading

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Filipino spring rolls

Serves: makes 30 Prep: 20 min Cook: 25 min Ingredients 1 tbsp vegetable oil 450g minced pork 2 garlic cloves, crushed 200g onion, finely chopped 225g Carrots, minced or grated 180g bean sprouts 300g Bamboo shoots, julienned 150g Spring onions, … Continue reading

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Cat Toys- by Peggy

After rinsing a used ketchup bottle, I decided it had a different destination than the recycling bin. Cats love a puzzle. And better yet, I didn’t have to spend anything to make this toy. I already had the toy mouse … Continue reading

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PATTERN DRAFTING BY HEIGHT

This pattern design method can be used to determine drafting measurements from a given figure height combined with girth measurements for the chest, waist and hips. Knowing the person’s height allows for formulations of various lengths based on the Golden … Continue reading

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T-Shirt Dress

For a funky change of style, You take three T-shirts in a crazy mix of colour and pattern and puts them together to make this cool dress. Easy to make and amazingly comfortable to wear – the dress can be … Continue reading

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Make biodegradable seeding pots.

Make your own fast green, biodegradable seeding pot, in which you can grow your seeds. After the seeds rooted you can put the hole pot into the next pot or into the dirt outside. The roots will pervade the paper … Continue reading

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Garden Toolbelt Roll-Up

Keep your gardening tools together with a nifty roll-up toolbelt. //<![CDATA[ new Tip(‘add_to_favorites’, ‘<div>Add to your favorites to save this for later!</div><span class=”arrow_down”></span>’, {delay:1.5, className:’toptip’, fixed:true, hook:{target:’topMiddle’, tip: ‘bottomMiddle’}, offset:{x:0, y:-5}}); new Tip(‘add_your_version’, ‘<div>Share your version if you have made … Continue reading

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