Aimee (aka Wrong Doll on her blog and Instagram) is a prolific stitcher, I don’t know how she manages it alongside a full-time job!
She recently made the Roehampton Culottes from my book “A Beginner’s Guide to Making Skirts” and I instantly wanted to steal them! They’re so my style; Aimee’s chosen the kind of fabric I’d have gone for and wears them pretty much how I would choose to.
Her review of the culottes project and the whole book makes heart warming reading for me but here are some choice words:
“Wendy’s book is split in two – the individual projects, followed by a techniques section at the end. This format empowers you to get into the driving seat and customise each pattern according to your whim.”
“Thanks to the mode of presentation and clarity of instruction, these Roehampton culottes are by far my most well made make to date.”
It’s so satisfying to know that I’ve played a small part in improving someone’s sewing skills like this. That’s what it’s all about folks.
Read Aimee’s full review here and get a signed copy of my book here.
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Good news, you can pre-order signed copies of both of my books again right now!
I have only ordered limited numbers, so when they’re gone they’re gone. Make sure you don’t miss out and pre-order yours now.
Payment will be processed at time of order and books will be dispatched week commencing 15th May.
Get your copies of Beginner’s Guide to Dressmaking here and Beginner’s Guide to Making Skirts here.
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In the midst of drafting patterns, making samples, writing instructions and drawing illustrations for book number 3 it’s heartening to see books number 1 and 2 doing so well; both in Amazon’s top 10 bestselling Dressmaking books!
My first book “Beginner’s Guide to Dressmaking” is back in the number 1 slot.
And my second book “Beginner’s Guide to Making Skirts” is currently number 4.
Both books have also recently received some lovely reviews…..
…..this one for Beginner’s Guide to Dressmaking…….
….and this one for Beginner’s Guide to Making Skirts.
A huge thanks to everyone who has bought my books and a bigger one for those of you that have taken the time to write reviews. It is much appreciated and I read every single one!