Posts Tagged ‘freehand fashion’

Meet Chinelo Bally, Esther Thorpe and Sarah Hamilton at the WI Fair

Meet Chinelo Bally, Esther Thorpe and Sarah Hamilton at the WI Fair

The WI fair is taking over London’s Alexandra Palace at the end of this month, with four days of crafts, arts, food, shopping, travel and much more. During the course of the fair you can meet our authors Sarah Hamilton and Chinelo Bally, who are giving demos at The Craft Theatre, and join Paper Home […]

Chinelo Bally and Nudinits at The Spring Knitting & Stitching Show

Chinelo Bally and Nudinits at The Spring Knitting & Stitching Show

If you are heading to the Spring Knitting & Stitching Show this week, make sure you swing past the Creative Living Theatre. Chinelo Bally will be there, signing books and sharing her tips for making clothes with the freehand cutting method. You can also watch the award-winning animation Nudinits. Sarah Simi, the animation’s creator, is […]

Freehand Cutting Workshop with author Chinelo Bally

Freehand Cutting Workshop with author Chinelo Bally

Chinelo Bally wowed the judges of ‘The Great British Sewing Bee’ with her freehand approach to pattern cutting, and in her book Freehand Fashion she lets us in on the secret of how she does it. Don’t miss out on the opportunity to meet and be taught by Chinelo this Spring. Freehand Cutting Workshop This […]


Freehand Fashion

Freehand Fashion

By Chinelo Bally, Pavilion

Freehand Fashion - eBook

Freehand Fashion – eBook

by Chinelo Bally, Pavilion About the book: The first book from up-and-coming designer and Sewing Bee star Featuring the freehand cutting method – a fresh take on home sewing Make classic garments that fit perfectly every time         Before appearing on the BBC’s The Great British Sewing Bee, Chinelo Bally had never […]

20th December: Ebook Giveaway

20th December: Ebook Giveaway

It’s nearly 2016 and we are making new year’s resolutions! Planning on starting the new year with a new hobby? Whether you’d like to bake like Mary Berry, start making your own clothes, or be able to craft beautiful gifts for your friends and family, today’s advent calendar contains a fantastic giveaway guaranteed to help […]


Meet Sewing Bee Star Chinelo Bally at the Handmade Fair

Meet Sewing Bee Star Chinelo Bally at the Handmade Fair

Chinelo Bally is a Nigerian-born Brit with an overly healthy appetite for fashion and sewing. In 2014, Chinelo appeared on the BBC’s Great British Sewing Bee, where she wowed judges and fellow contestants with her freehand cutting method. At 10am on the 20th September she joins Kirstie Allsopp on the Super Theatre stage at The […]