Mielie is all about colour

Saying farewell to these beauties

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This design was inspired by the beautiful embroidery of Hungary, also known as Matyó embroidery. These three – a classic Mielie bag, smaller AJ and roomy Clutch – are headed for Detroit, Michigan. I hope they will make their new owners…

Crochet fun

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What's the past tense of the verb crochet? Crocheted? That just sounds wrong. Be that as it may, I crocheted this lovely bedside mat over the past couple of days! It measures 115cm at it longest and 75cm at its widest. In the shop now for…

I got a right to sing the blues

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I love the colour of this wall. I see it often in Khayelitsha, both as an interior and an exterior paint. While we are waiting for Zanele's house to be built, we either meet at Vuyelwa's house with its zingy apple-meets-lime green walls,…