Tilly Walnes is on a mission to inspire more people to make their own clothes. She is the founder of the award-winning sewing pattern company Tilly and the Buttons, known for its gorgeous designs, crystal clear instructions and encouraging approach to DIY dressmaking. Her blog of the same name has been read over 14 million times by 3.5 million people around the world. Her first book, Love at First Stitch, has been published in ten international editions and was named ‘Best Book’ at the British Sewing Awards 2014. Tilly appeared on the first series of BBC2’s The Great British Sewing Bee, and was named 'Favourite Sewing Personality' in the British Sewing Awards in 2015 and 2016. She loves sewing and wants you to love it too! Find her patterns, online workshops and blog at shop.tillyandthebuttons.com.