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/

The blog tour resulted in a gorgeous collection of garments and some in-depth reviews of the book:

Zoe Edwards of So-Zo blog: http://sozowhatdoyouknow.blogspot.com/2018/03/a-beginners-guide-to-sewing-with.html

Melissa of A Happy Stitch blog: http://ahappystitch.com/2018/04/03/beginners-guide-to-sewing-with-knitted-fabrics-monsal-lounge-pants/

Jane of Handmade Jane blog: http://www.handmadejane.co.uk/2018/04/a-beginners-guide-to-sewing-with.html

Kerry of Very Kerry Berry blog: https://verykerryberry.blogspot.com/2018/04/wendy-wards-beginners-guide-to-sewing.html

Marilla Walker: http://marillawalker.blogspot.com/2018/04/kinder-cardigan-wendy-ward.html

Beth of Sew DIY: http://www.sewdiy.com/blog/2018/blog-tour-beginners-guide-sewing-knitted-fabrics

Rachel of House of Pinheiro: http://houseofpinheiro.com/2018/04/beginners-guide-to-sewing-with-knitted-fabrics-blog-tour.html

Elisalex of By Hand London: https://byhandlondon.com/blogs/by-hand-london/wendy-ward-book-tour-a-beginners-guide-to-sewing-with-knitted-fabrics

Katie of What Katie Sews blog: http://whatkatiesews.net/sewing-with-knitted-fabrics-derwent-and-peak/

This epic blog tour then handed over its baton to the bloggers of the Minerva Crafts Blogger Network! Here are their makes and thoughts:

Sophia of Jessalli Handmade blog: https://www.minervacrafts.com/blog/product-reviews/wendy-wards-new-book-a-beginners-guide-to-knitted-fabrics

Sarah of Sew Sarah Smith blog: https://www.minervacrafts.com/blog/product-reviews/-book-review-beginners-guide-to-sewing-knitted-fabrics–dont-want-get-dressed-but-have-to-then-make-something-from-this-book

Hila of Saturday Night Stitch blog: https://www.minervacrafts.com/blog/product-reviews/a-beginners-guide-to-sewing-with-knitted-fabrics-by-wendy-ward-by-hila

 

You can see what the on-line sewing community is making from the book on Instagram using these hashtags: #beginnersguidetoknits #sewingwithknittedfabrics #beginnersguidetosewingknits

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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