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  Topic: Spinning pinnies and knitting smocks.
Anura

Replies: 30
Views: 11881
PostForum: Make Your Own/DIY   Posted: Tue Oct 01, 13 9:56 am   Subject: Spinning Pinny
Sorry meant to say, Tall Yarns have another one, which has vents at the side and gathers at the bottom, with rather large pockets. The fabric is a bit gathered. I didn't like that one so much, very ge ...
  Topic: Spinning pinnies and knitting smocks.
Anura

Replies: 30
Views: 11881
PostForum: Make Your Own/DIY   Posted: Tue Oct 01, 13 9:54 am   Subject: Spinning Pinny
I saw these in 'the flesh' at Yarndale, Skipton on Saturday. They are really nice but as I thought and has been echoed on here, not 99. They are made in a really thick, grainy linen and the purple an ...
  Topic: Central Heating Programmers
Anura

Replies: 13
Views: 6340
PostForum: Make Your Own/DIY   Posted: Sun May 15, 11 11:40 am   Subject: Make Your Own/DIY
Some older CH systems don't operate separately. I managed to programme mine last year to turn off CH during the summer. I can't remember how I did it now.

You have to have the HW on before the CH w ...
  Topic: Downproof fabric
Anura

Replies: 14
Views: 6357
PostForum: Make Your Own/DIY   Posted: Sun Dec 05, 10 8:40 pm   Subject: Downproof fabric
I've put them in the garage for now, in a plastic box, as my little house won't hold all these things I seem to gather around me! I've also got a lovely old green patchwork quilt which I'm not sure wh ...
  Topic: Digital music player (software) of choice?
Anura

Replies: 38
Views: 5734
PostForum: IT Matters   Posted: Wed Nov 24, 10 11:01 pm   Subject: Digital music player (software) of choice?
That's not a bad idea, solves a lot of problems, but I do like to listen to 'talking' programmes and radio plays.
  Topic: Digital music player (software) of choice?
Anura

Replies: 38
Views: 5734
PostForum: IT Matters   Posted: Wed Nov 24, 10 10:39 pm   Subject: Digital music player (software) of choice?
I would like to get something so I could listen to radio programmes when I want. I'd love an iPod Touch but I believe you can only get the internet where there is a wireless connection. My iMac has wi ...
  Topic: For Judith, (before I forget!)
Anura

Replies: 12
Views: 2738
PostForum: Make Your Own/DIY   Posted: Wed Nov 24, 10 10:35 pm   Subject: For Judith, (before I forget!)
Wow, that's some project! Unique.
  Topic: Leaving excess packaging at the checkout
Anura

Replies: 41
Views: 31009
PostForum: Reduce, Reuse, Recycle   Posted: Tue Nov 23, 10 10:50 pm   Subject: Leaving excess packaging at the checkout
I saw some individual croissants in ASDA which were in their own little individual boxes! I ask you! Sorry that should have been a question mark?
Hmm, I assumed that loose veg was cheaper, will have ...
  Topic: Carbon Fibre Bike Frame
Anura

Replies: 7
Views: 10957
PostForum: Reduce, Reuse, Recycle   Posted: Tue Nov 23, 10 10:46 pm   Subject: Carbon Fibre Bike Frame
You will definitely get a very lively debate on the cyclechat website!
  Topic: Tumble Dry?
Anura

Replies: 14
Views: 10408
PostForum: Reduce, Reuse, Recycle   Posted: Tue Nov 23, 10 10:43 pm   Subject: Tumble dry?
woo..... that's expensive, the tenty thing.

I am going to ask a friend's builder brother to fix me two wooden holders each side of a gap on my galleried landing, with indentations for removable wo ...
  Topic: Vhs to Dvd
Anura

Replies: 9
Views: 5981
PostForum: Reduce, Reuse, Recycle   Posted: Tue Nov 23, 10 10:35 pm   Subject: vhs to dvd
Did you ever get your tractor video done? I have a dual vhs/dvd machine which will record from one to another. If you still need it doing let me know.
  Topic: A Zip for a long coat
Anura

Replies: 12
Views: 6459
PostForum: Make Your Own/DIY   Posted: Tue Nov 23, 10 6:32 pm   Subject: A Zip for a long coat
Outdoor fabric shops. You will find a link on my post on downproof fabric, as I forgot to cut the site out ready to paste. What size do you need just in case I have one.
  Topic: Downproof fabric
Anura

Replies: 14
Views: 6357
PostForum: Make Your Own/DIY   Posted: Tue Nov 23, 10 11:46 am   Subject: Downproof Fabric
I have washed down myself, in a duvet although it was a summer weight on.

I also made a duvet many years ago. When I lived in Germany the duvet I had there was just a big bag with down in. I could ...
  Topic: Sheepskin slippers - free to good home, needing re-soling
Anura

Replies: 2
Views: 1669
PostForum: Make Your Own/DIY   Posted: Tue Nov 23, 10 11:43 am   Subject: Sheepskin slippers - free to good home, needing re-soling
They are technically a size 4 but as they had a little wooden wedge in, which I removed when I operated on them, it means that if you were to put a sole on, you could fit a larger one than was on befo ...
  Topic: Downproof fabric
Anura

Replies: 14
Views: 6357
PostForum: Make Your Own/DIY   Posted: Sun Nov 21, 10 9:58 pm   Subject: Downproof fabric
It might be a little too thick Dogwalker, I want to line it inside and out. I remember that chintzy stuff that eiderdowns were made of, I don't want chintz but a paisley type design would be great. I ...
 
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