Book Review: SEWING LUNA LAPIN'S FRIENDS by Sarah Peel


Description

Learn to make Luna Lapin's friends and their exquisite wardrobes. This collection of sewing patterns features five of Luna's best friends and their clothes including Reynard the Fox, Clementine the Cat, Badger, Mouse and even a baby Luna! Author, Sarah Peel, takes classic garments and recreates them on a miniature scale and with exquisite fabrics including Liberty cottons, wool tweed and French lace. Full sized patterns and step-by-step instructions are included--as well as a collection of charming stories about the characters and their adventures.

A Note From the Publisher

Sarah Peel is a trained pattern cutter and ex-fashion buyer, avid stitcher, expert rice pudding maker and overall creative. She trained as a garment pattern cutter and then moved in to the fashion industry where she spent 25 years in buying and design. Under her business brand name, CoolCrafting, she runs an online shop and sewing workshops, she also attends and demonstrates at shows such as Country Living, Festival of Quilts, Handmade Fair, Knitting and Stitching Show and more. She is the author of Making Luna Lapin.

Review

Luna Lapin and her friends are adorable; there's no denying it!

Sarah Peel has written a comprehensive book full of sewing projects to create your own crew of heirloom animal dolls, complete with beautiful cottage wardrobes.

My particular favorites are Wilhelmina with her ADORABLE pintuck top and Luna's wellies. They look like Hunter or Le Chameau boots (a la Kate Middleton and Princess Di)!

As noted, these sewing projects are not considered toys. Peel has created these characters so that sewing and doll lovers alike can create their own world of kawaii animals that will be cherished for many years.

If you would like to create more cute looks for your characters to wear, you may refer to Peel's first Luna Lapin book, MAKING LUNA LAPIN.

The clothing projects for Luna and her friends are full of inspiration to create my own wardrobe - now I'm thinking I need to sew up some cute linen/cotton tops and jackets to create my own coordinating capsule collection.

The possibilities are endless. I also imagine many grandmothers and mothers teaching their children the art of sewing through these miniature patterns.

- ISBN 9781446307014

- PRICE $24.99 (USD)

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