Books by Wendy

A BEGINNER’S GUIDE TO SEWING WITH KNITTED FABRICS

beginner's guide to knits

Find out more about the projects in the book here and buy the book here.

Here’s the first review from the Sewing Directory website – http://www.thesewingdirectory.co.uk/a-beginners-guide-to-sewing-with-knitted-fabrics/

As the first print run of the book sold out within a day (!), the huge blog tour scheduled for the launch has been re-scheduled for the end of March when the 2nd print run arrives. Keep an eye on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter where I’ll share the bloggers’ projects and reviews first.

There is a board on Pinterest of inspiration, reader’s makes and hacks from the book:


A BEGINNER’S GUIDE TO MAKING SKIRTS

beginners guide to skirts

Find out more about the projects in the book here and buy the book here.

Here’s the first review from the Sewing Directory website – http://www.thesewingdirectory.co.uk/making-skirts/

The blog tour generated some inspiring makes from the book and detailed reviews, here they are:

On Jane Marland’s blog Handmade Jane –http://www.handmadejane.co.uk/2016/11/a-beginners-guide-to-making-skirts-blog.html

On Kerry Green’s blog Very Kerry Berry –http://verykerryberry.blogspot.co.uk/2016/11/wendy-wards-beginners-guide-to-making.html

On Marilla Walker’s blog – http://marillawalker.blogspot.co.uk/2016/11/wendy-ward-culottes.html

And on the By Hand London blog – http://byhandlondon.com/blogs/by-hand-london/a-beginners-guide-to-making-skirts-by-wendy-ward-blog-tour

The Foldline posted a really detailed video review of the book with lots of looks inside the book – https://thefoldline.com/2016/11/26/beginners-guide-making-skirts/

Portia Lawrie of the Makery blog went above and beyond and did a really in-depth review of the book by testing it out on a group of beginner’s by teaching a workshop! – http://www.makery.uk/2016/12/a-beginners-guide-to-skirts-a-beginners-eye-view/

There is a board on Pinterest of inspiration, reader’s makes and hacks from the book:

If you want to share pictures of your own makes from the book, do email me a copy or share on Twitter or Instagram tagging me (@thatwendyward) and using #miyskirts


THE BEGINNER’S GUIDE TO DRESSMAKING

beginner dressmaking

Take a look inside the book in this post and buy the book here.

I’m rather chuffed with this review of my book by the lovely Claire-Louise Hardie aka The Thrifty Stitcher who, for those of you that don’t know, is the sewing brains behind the scenes of the popular BBC series “The Great British Sewing Bee” – http://thethriftystitcher.co.uk/the-beginners-guide-to-dressmaking-a-book-review/

On the London Dressmakers Club blog – http://londondressmakersclub.blogspot.co.uk/2014/11/the-beginners-guide-to-dressmaking-by.html

On the Croft Mill Fabrics blog – http://craftii.co.uk/company-news/chance-win/

On the Sewing Directory website – http://www.thesewingdirectory.co.uk/news/2014/10/07/the-beginners-guide-to-dressmaking/

On Stitched up by Sam’s blog – http://www.stitchedupbysamantha.co.uk/2014/11/the-beginners-guide-to-dressmaking.html

Interview on the Ditto Fabric blog – http://dittofabrics.co.uk/blog/uncategorized/wendy-ward-designer-dressmaking-teacher-writer/

On Portland’s Bolt Fabric Boutique blog – http://www.boltneighborhood.com/blog/2015/1/20/book-review-beginners-guide-to-dressmaking.html

There is a board on Pinterest of inspiration, reader’s makes and hacks from the book:

If you want to share pictures of your own makes from the book, do email me a copy or share on Twitter or Instagram tagging me (@thatwendyward) and using #bgtdm


Reviews of “My Fashion Label”:

Have a look inside the book here.

By Miss Fab Fashionista – http://missfabfashionista.wordpress.com/2015/02/17/book-review-my-fashion-label/

 

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