Music box jumper with daisies

Date: Sunday 8 June 2014 What: Music Box Jumper in a lovely daisy fabric, with piping from a stash sheet and mossy green buttons. For: our birthday girl. Luckily she didn’t know I was making it, so when her birthday came and went without a finished dress, there was no...

Frasier (no, not the radio shrink, the cake)

Date: Saturday 4 June 2014 Cake: Fraisier Occasion: our Kathrijn’s 9th birthday. We have been wanting to make a Fraisier since it first featured in the Great British Bake Off, and when she asked to make it for her school treat (euh, no), we went ahead and made it for...

TWIRL: circle skirt and petticoat

Date: Monday 19 may 2014 What: sunflower yellow circle skirt and broderie anglaise, scallop-edged white petticoat For: our Tom-boy girl, who was surprisingly excited about this outfit, and who twirled and twirled, and can-canned away Source: The sewing lab for the petticoat, sort of, and By Hand London for the...


Lyrics and tunes to traditional songs


To come: a list of resources on basic sewing skills.


Baking recipes


All the blog posts!
Welcome to Songs, Skirts and Scones! On this website I have gathered ideas and resources for traditional singing, clothes sewing and baking, my three hobbies. What started out as a blog, writing down my experiences as a novice in all three subjects, has now become much more a source for recipes (hello after-eight-cheesecake) and songs. I hope you'll find something interesting and helpful, I would love to hear if anything at all has been just that!