Tilly and the Buttons: Stretch! : Make Yourself Comfortable Sewing with Knit Fabrics

Tilly and the Buttons: Stretch! : Make Yourself Comfortable Sewing with Knit Fabrics
Author: Tilly Walnes
Rating: 4.48
Bestsellers Rate: 36651
Publisher: Quadrille Publishing Ltd
Book Format: Paperback
Binding: Мягкий
Pages: 192
Hours of reading: 3.2 hours
Publication Date: 2021
Languages: | English |
Price: 24,91 €

About the book

Tilly and the Buttons: Stretch! offers perfect proof that easy-to-wear clothes can be seriously stylish with a collection of outfits that combine the comfort of stretch fabrics with Tilly Walnes' signature look. The book includes complete, full-size patterns. Even experienced stitchers are often wary of working with stretch knit fabrics, but in this book Tilly demystifies the techniques needed and shows how to sew stretchy makes on a regular sewing machine - no need for a fancy overlocker. However, if you are already an overlocker owner, the book offers a user-friendly introduction to threading and stitching with this machine too. Aimed at dressmakers who have grasped the basics and want to expand their sewing horizons, Tilly's tried-and-tested, learn-as-you-make approach is structured around five made-to-measure, speedy-to-sew garments. Tilly's friendly instructions and the clear step-by-step photographs are accompanied by lots of tips and tricks to make your sewing a breeze, and the multiple variations and ideas will help you customise your garment to suit your own style.


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Tilly Walnes Biography

Matilda Rose "Tilly" Walnes (born January 1980) is an English fashion designer, author and educator. Based in South London, she designs plain language sewing patterns and hosts online workshops.Walnes studied at the London College of Fashion after taking and enjoying an introduction to sewing class. Inspired by late 1960s fashion and the French New Wave, she began sewing her own clothes in 2010 and launched Tilly and the Buttons as a way to share her makes and connect with other sewers.The success of the blog resulted in a career change so that she could focus full-time on dressmaking, pattern design and sewing related teaching and writing, putting to use more than a decade of experience designing educational resources. She was motivated to create sewing resources that prioritize visual, plain language instructions after finding that the books she relied on while learning how to sew often relied on hard to follow jargon.In 2013, Walnes appeared on the first series of The Great British Sewing Bee. She was eliminated during the second week after struggling with a self-drafted trouser pattern. Walnes identified the garments she made on the show as some of the hardest she's done in a 2014 interview with PatternReview.com explaining: "On the show, you are working to a tight deadline, under hot lights, while being interviewed by camera crews the whole time. It's so easy to forget the basics and mess things up under that kind of pressure!"Walnes' work has been recognized multiple times by Sew Magazine's British Sewing Awards, including Best Sewing Blog and Favourite Sewing Personality. In 2018 she discussed her career, personal style and balancing a business as a new mother on the Canadian podcast Love To Sew.


Love at first stitch : demystifying dressmaking. Roost Books. 2014. p. 192. ISBN 9781611802344. Stretch! : make yourself comfortable sewing with knit fabrics. Quadrille Publishing. 2018. p. 192. ISBN 9781787131170. Make it Simple: Easy, Speedy Sewing Projects to Whip up in an Afternoon. 2020. ISBN 9781787134676


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Authors: Tilly Walnes
Publisher: Quadrille Publishing Ltd
Languages: | English |
Original Language:
ISBN13: 9781787131170
ISBN10: 1787131173
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Edition: None
Edition Statement: None
Illustrations: Full colour photography throughout (and 6 patterns)
Literature Country: None
Literature Period: None
Book Format: Paperback
Book Binding: Мягкий
Paper: None
Font: None
Pages: 192
Book Weight: 1030
Book Dimensions: 201x253x27.94
Circulation: None
Publication date: March 20, 2018
First Publication Date: None
Publication City/Country: London, United Kingdom

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