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Inspiration and makes from my first dressmaking book "The Beginner's Guide to Dressmaking".

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Grading Up a Size – BGTDM T-Shirt & Walkley Vest/Dress

Want to increase the size of the Beginner's Guide to Dressmaking T-Shirt or the Walkley Vest/Dress but not sure how? Here is a step-by-step tutorial of the quick and easy method I use with my students in classes. Make a note of how much you need to increase the pattern by, for this example we'll…

Shift Dress from Beginner's Guide to Dressmaking by Wendy Ward Dressmaking, Short Sleeve Dresses, How To Wear, Inspiration, Collection, Fashion, Sew Dress, Biblical Inspiration, Moda

Vote for July’s MIY Maker

Here is your selection from which to choose July's MIY Maker. I'd totally wear all of these makes!! But you can only choose one, which will it be? Leave a comment with your choice. I’ll announce the winner at the end of the week. Voting is also open on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter. 1 – MIY Collection Fulwood dress…

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Vote for the March MIY Maker

A very colour co-ordinated selection for you to vote on this month! Here's a cosy mid-length Kinder cardigan from Beginner's Guide to Sewing With Knitted Fabrics by Cassiy. A sunny t-shirt from Beginner's Guide to Dressmaking by Claire. A drapey MIY Collection Longley Cardigan by Jo. A super snug full-length Kinder cardigan from Beginner's Guide…

MIY Made By You – Books & Patterns | Wendy Ward - T-shirt from Beginner's Guide to Dressmaking Lounge Pants, Wide Leg Trousers, Knitted Fabric, Dressmaking, Patterns, Sewing, Books, How To Make, T Shirt

MIY Made By You – Books & Patterns

Here are some more of my favourite of your makes from my patterns that have been popping up online. From Beginner's Guide to Sewing With Knitted Fabrics: Some gorgeous Derwent wide leg trousers by Hillary. Stripey perfection in these Monsal lounge pants by Nicola. Another Kinder cardigan that I just want to wrap myself up…

MIY Made By You – Books & Patterns | Wendy Ward - T-shirt pattern from Beginner's Guide to Dressmaking Lounge Pants, Wide Leg Trousers, Dressmaking, Patterns, Fabric, Books, T Shirt, Women, Fashion

MIY Made By You – Books & Patterns

Here are some more of my favourite of your makes from my patterns that have been popping up online. From Beginner's Guide to Sewing With Knitted Fabrics: Some gorgeous Derwent wide leg trousers by Hillary. Stripey perfection in these Monsal lounge pants by Nicola. Another Kinder cardigan that I just want to wrap myself up…

MIY Made By You – Books & Patterns | Wendy Ward - zip jacket from Beginner's Guide to Dressmaking Lounge Pants, Wide Leg Trousers, Knitted Fabric, Dressmaking, Quilting, Coats, Zip, Patterns, Sewing

MIY Made By You – Books & Patterns

Here are some more of my favourite of your makes from my patterns that have been popping up online. From Beginner's Guide to Sewing With Knitted Fabrics: Some gorgeous Derwent wide leg trousers by Hillary. Stripey perfection in these Monsal lounge pants by Nicola. Another Kinder cardigan that I just want to wrap myself up…

day More book work at the computer today in full length wide leg version of those comfy trousers from Beginner's Guide to Dressmaking in gorgeous heavy crepe and a Brightside shrug in light grey marl loopback sweat. Harem Pants, Trousers, Dressmaking, Wide Leg, Legs, Cosy, How To Make, Collection, Sewing

Instagram post by Wendy Ward - MIY Collection • May 16, 2016 at 9:23pm UTC

141 Likes, 8 Comments - Wendy Ward - MIY Collection (@thatwendyward) on Instagram: “#mmmay16 day 16. More book work at the computer today in full length wide leg version of those…”

A slightly belated day 18 (yesterday). Sleeveless shift dress in denim from Beginner's Guide to Dressmaking with me-made leggings. Plus a finishing touch of rain. Dressmaking, Rain, Touch, Leggings, Denim, How To Make, Collection, Dresses, Fashion

Instagram post by Wendy Ward - MIY Collection • May 19, 2016 at 6:26am UTC

172 Likes, 7 Comments - Wendy Ward - MIY Collection (@thatwendyward) on Instagram: “A slightly belated #mmmay16 day 18 (yesterday). Sleeveless shift dress in denim from Beginner's…”

I almost stole student Zoe's zip jacket she made from Beginner's Guide to Dressmaking. It looked so tempting hanging there in the workshop this morning. Dressmaking, Workshop, Student, Blazer, Zip, Books, Instagram Posts, How To Make, Jackets

Instagram post by Wendy Ward - MIY Collection • May 20, 2016 at 12:59pm UTC

225 Likes, 12 Comments - Wendy Ward - MIY Collection (@thatwendyward) on Instagram: “I almost stole student Zoe's zip jacket she made from Beginner's Guide to Dressmaking. It looked so…”

day 20 - serious but comfortable in my linen shift dress from Beginner's Guide to Dressmaking. Went to a meeting about my new book wearing a sample from my last book! Dressmaking, New Books, How To Make, How To Wear, Normcore, Patterns, Collection, Dresses, Fashion

Instagram post by Wendy Ward - MIY Collection • May 20, 2016 at 9:54pm UTC

172 Likes, 4 Comments - Wendy Ward - MIY Collection (@thatwendyward) on Instagram: “#mmmay16 day 20 - serious but comfortable in my linen shift dress from Beginner's Guide to…”

Another day working at home so comfort prevails for - another pair of those trousers from Beginner's Guide to Dressmaking this time in lightweight denim with jersey waistband and a long sleeved T from my own personal pattern. Not about the pigtails. Day Work, Trousers, Pants, Dressmaking, 21st, Denim, Sewing, Long Sleeve, Instagram Posts

Instagram post by Wendy Ward - MIY Collection • May 21, 2016 at 10:05pm UTC

154 Likes, 16 Comments - Wendy Ward - MIY Collection (@thatwendyward) on Instagram: “Another day working at home so comfort prevails for #mmmay16 - another pair of those trousers from…”

I'm always striving to show our fabrics in the best way possible and what better than showing how they look made into garments! In the long list of things invol Dressmaking, Sewing Patterns, Fabrics, Inspired, How To Make, Blog, Inspiration, Sew Dress, Stitching Patterns

My make using a sewing pattern from Wendy Ward's 'The Beginner's Guide to Dressmaking'

I'm always striving to show our fabrics in the best way possible and what better than showing how they look made into garments! In the long list of things involved in running Faberwood, searching for new fabric lines, photographing, webstore running etc. I'm finding less time to actually sew anything. Each time we get

I'm always striving to show our fabrics in the best way possible and what better than showing how they look made into garments! In the long list of things invol Aime Comme Marie, Stitching Dresses, Dressmaking Fabric, Sewing Patterns, Fabrics, Tunic Tops, Lace, How To Make, Shopping

My make using a sewing pattern from Wendy Ward's 'The Beginner's Guide to Dressmaking'

I'm always striving to show our fabrics in the best way possible and what better than showing how they look made into garments! In the long list of things involved in running Faberwood, searching for new fabric lines, photographing, webstore running etc. I'm finding less time to actually sew anything. Each time we get

From @redazucares on Instagram: Finally finished my #miycollection zip jacket from @thatwendyward's book. 7.5M of bias binding, well matched seams & my first zip ! #proudface #dressmaking #memade #sewing #beginnersguidetodressmaking Bias Binding, Dressmaking, Sewing Projects, It Is Finished, Blazer, Zip, Books, Instagram Posts, Collection

Instagram post by Zoe Suggars • Feb 12, 2016 at 3:45pm UTC

20 Likes, 17 Comments - Zoe Suggars (@redazucares) on Instagram: “Finally finished my #miycollection zip jacket from @thatwendyward's book. 7.5M of bias binding,…”

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