Hong Kong Revisited

I was last in Hong Kong three and a bit years ago, and I wasn’t going to do any more posts on it, as I posted here and here, but this trip I was with Mark and we did a few different things, then a couple of friends requested a post, so here I am. […]

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Fabric shopping in Hong Kong, Sewing, Travel

Fabric shopping on Hong Kong Island

Having given a run down on shopping in Kowloon, I thought I would now broaden the discussion to include HK Island. A must visit is the Western Market on Des Veux Road Central. Take the MTR to Sheung Wan station and leave via exit B.  Turn right and wander along the street until you see this building on […]

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Fabric shopping in Hong Kong, fabric shopping in Kowloon, shopping, Travel

Fadanista’s guide to fabric shopping in Kowloon, Hong Kong.

Before leaving for Hong Kong I did a fair bit of googling to check out what’s what and found the excellent post by When Kath is blogging which I used as my basis for some of the shopping I did. I did find a shop called Gala Fabrics in Nathan Road and paid them a quick visit. Quick, […]

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Sewing, Stashbusting, Travel

Bronte top # 2

Having made the first Bronte top, I immediately went through my stash and found this green and white polka dot for number two, which I made as part of the trio of tops on the day I left for Hong Kong. The eagle eyed among you will notice that this top has the neckline going […]

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Knitting, Travel

Pink knitted wrap

This is one of the knitting kits I bought from the new Alabama Chanin shop in Claremont and I managed to knit it on one of the many flights I have been on recently. It is perfect for the cool and rather draughty air conditioning encountered in Hong Kong and I put it over my […]

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Sewing, Stashbusting

Floral scout

This is one of the three tops I made the day I left for Hong Kong; a rather bright silk Scout woven tee.  I am posing here with one of the cartoon characters on the Avenue of the Stars in Nathan Road – not sure why but he reminded me of one of my sons when asked […]

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pattern review, Sewing, Stashbusting, Travel

Bronte top #1

  If you think that the title of this post infers that there is another Bronte top to report after this one – you’d be correct! This is the first of the Jennifer Lauren Vintage Bronte tops that I’ve made. I did it in a massive hurry yesterday to bring to Hong Kong, where I am […]

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