From jumper-making to tea cosies…
From lampshade-making to bookbinding.
Embroidery, cross-stitch and needlework are a chic hobby to take up and kits are the ideal way to get started. Here are our favourites.
It’s a little optimistic – even a feminist ideal, from an early 1980s perspective. But it shows how modern life can work at its best and doesn’t try to put mummy in the kitchen… Click here for more on the late Jan Ormerod.
Author photographs: Nina Hollington ThemeShopy