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Posts by Wendy Gardiner

Fun with Fabric & Fizz Sew Along Zoom Class

Join me and Jennie Rayment for a Fun with Fabric & Fizz Sew Along zoom class on Saturday 5th December from 10am – 1pm. We will be sharing at least six fast-to-make festive projects whilst having a chat and few bubbles (might be Nosecco at 10am!). I will share how to make super fast pressie…

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Make a Handbag – Live Sew-Along Class

Join me to make this fabulous handbag on 18th November at 10am in a live sew-along class on Zoom.  The bag has a handy pouch pocket on the front, soft fabric handles, and is fully lined with a zipped pocket inside as well as a double patch-pocket for phone, pens and lippy! You will sew…

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Make Your Own Body Double Workshop

I am excited to announce that I will be teaching a two-day workshop at Claire Tyler’s new Midhurst Sewing Rooms on 28-29th November. The Learn to Make your Own Body Double Workshop is one that you will love – once you get used to seeing your body double – because once created, you will wonder how…

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Beyond Festival of Quilts – virtual event launch

Some really exciting news – the Beyond Festival of Quilts, virtual show has just been launched, starting with the Live Workshops that need to be prebooked now and that will take place during the period when the live event would have been (30th July – 2nd August). I have been working on this event for…

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Marilyn Monroe move over – Great British Sewing Bee week 9

The start of Movie Week saw the remaining four contestants making a Marilyn Monroe inspired halter dress with pleated skirt and then a 1920’s flapper dress as their final challenge. Both options meant sewing with tricky fabrics. I’ve a few tips and tricks to make these special fabrics easier to handle. Prevent curved and bias…

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Self Covered Buttons Made Easy

We saw the contestants of the Great British Sewing Bee tackling these nifty buttons, some of whom had a little difficulty. So here are my tips for simple success. I just love self covered buttons, they come in various sizes and mean that you can match a button to your latest project without having to…

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