Tilly Walnes is an author, blogger, teacher and pattern designer. She’s on a mission to inspire more people to make their own clothes. Her blog has been read over 14 million times, by over 3.5 million people worldwide and her award winning sewing pattern company is known for great design, clear instructions and encouraging approach to DIY dressmaking.
Her first book, Love at First Stitch, a Sunday Times bestseller, has been published in ten international editions and was named ‘Best Book’ at the British Sewing Awards 2014. Her second book, Stretch! Make Yourself Comfortable Sewing with Knit Fabrics was published in March 2018.
The books are your simple manual for creating clothes you’ll love without having to have a background in sewing.
Alongside writing, Tilly also appeared on the first series of BBC2’s The Great British Sewing Bee. She was voted ‘Favourite Sewing Personality’ in the British Sewing Awards for the last three years in a row, and her company was named ‘Best Pattern House’ in 2016 and 2017.
Tilly lives in Brixton with her lovely guy, beautiful new baby boy and ever-growing collection of Breton tops.
Blogtacular is the podcast which explores the lives and work of creative bloggers and indie business owners. It is presented by Kat Molesworth, photographer, blogger and director of the Blogtacular Conference.
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podcast @ blogtacular.com.
Presented by: Kat Molesworth
Theme music by: Breakmaster Cylinder
Edited by: Maco McAleece
Artwork by: Twin Pines Creative
Photography courtesy of Tilly Walnes / Shot by Fanni Williams
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