When I told my mum about the new book I received for Christmas, Making Luna Lapin by Sarah Peel, I could almost hear her tapping away on her iPad researching six week cruises to far away places without phone reception - possibly with good reason. It’s been a while since I had the urge to … Continue reading A Return To Sewing: Attempting to Make Luna Lapin.
Trigger warning: Pregnancy loss mentioned. Give my mum an old curtain, some ribbon and a sewing machine and she will knock out a tablecloth, a set of doll’s clothes and a pretty cushion cover - all in the space of about five minutes. My nan, who sadly died before I was born, was a tailoress and … Continue reading The story of a doll.