Community

It’s great to sew, but often you will want
to sew in the company of others.

At GillyMac Designs there is an uplifting community of fellow sewists who meet regularly in classes and online. Our Facebook and Instagram pages are full of the latest projects, tip and a dedicated post every Friday shining the spotlight on a member of our community. In addition, if you take part in a GillyMac Class, have been to one of her talks or taken part in an online challenge, then you will be able to join the GillyMac Club on Facebook. This is a closed group where there are regular Sew-a-longs, demonstrations, ideas, and patterns and even more importantly you will get to meet and stay in touch with fellow sewing enthusiast online.

Below you will find some of the latest pictures from our super active and very friendly GillyMac Sewing Community.

The sewing classes at GillyMac Designs range through patchwork, quilting, dressmaking, bag making, and homewares. Similarly, the children and teen classes make the most amazing items for others, themselves and also to enter (and win) national competitions.

Once you have attended class you will be invited to join the uplifting online GillyMac Club where you can learn more from me and take part in our regular sewalongs and demonstrations.

7 hours ago

EARLY BIRD DISCOUNT BOOKING IS NOW OPEN for the GillyMac 2022 Block of the Month. This exciting programme runs from January to July and is packed full of value. The Early Bird Discount reduces the price to £95 for all this ⬇️ plus a HUGE amount of fun along the way. 😊- 7 Video Tutorials & Downloadable information sheets- 3 x 3 hr Zoom Sewalongs in February, April and June- Bonus Applique Zoom 4 hr Class & Video in May making a new version of the Wreath and an applique flower cushion. - 3hr Quilting workshop in July - Red Carpet finale in September- Monthly email show and tell communication - Dedicated Facebook group- Colouring diagram, colour inspirations and requirements sheet, which are downloadable when you sign upwww.gillymacdesigns.com/product/gillymac-2022-bom-membership/#gillymac2022bom #creativebuisness #janomemakes #sewingwithfriends ... See MoreSee Less
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1 day ago

We are doodling away in the GillyMac Doodle Facebook Group. The Group is full of very happy doodling elves! This picture is today’s 12 Days of Christmas Doodle. Want to join us? Access to the Group comes with many benefits, and additionally, in January, we will restart with the first doodle and practise each one again. So you would be joining us just at the right time. Here is what you get when you buy the Doodle Video Set. It is the most comprehensive set of doodles you will ever need – and everyone with an instructional video and a friendly Facebook group.- >22 hours of tuition covering the complete set of 80 doodles and 16 doodle sew-ups from the 2018/2019/2020 challenges- Six doodle combinations (doodles mashes) with sew ups- Five pdf documents to accompany the 2020 sew-ups- An 82-page doodle reference guide (downloadable) - this reference guide means you will never be short of ideas, and each design points you to the right place on the right video to watch the design being drawn out.- Access to the GillyMac Website and your login to access your videos.- All the free video tutorials on the site as they grow into a collection- All videos are available long term in your video feed on the GillyMac website- Access to the 2021 Alphabettie Doodles (ask to join the GillyMac Doodle Challenge Group after purchase)- Access to the Christmas Doodles (launching in December 2021) The link to the Complete Doodle Set is belowwww.gillymacdesigns.com/product/2020-doodle-challenge/ ... See MoreSee Less
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2 days ago

On Monday at 9am, my 2022 Block of the Month (BOM) opens for booking!!!! It will run from January to July. Over that period, the BOM members will make my new quilt, called Artemis. Artemis combines traditional piecing and applique motifs. I have created a BOM Membership Programme to deliver MORE than just a single quilt pattern for those who would like to join in. It will also spark your creativity. The BOM Membership includes - 7 Instructional documents and video tutorials allowing you to master perfect piecing, learn how to machine applique beautifully, build the blocks into a quilt, three different quilting options and finishing instructions. The topics covered month by month are. o January – Cutting Out o February – Ohio Star Blocks & Perfect Piecing o March – Flower Motif Blocks o April – Wreath Blockso May – Flying Geese & Borderso June – Building The Quilto July – Quilting & Finishing - Dedicated BOM participants open sewing mornings and Q&A (via Zoom) in February, April, & May - Quilting Morning with Q&A in July.- Bonus Zoom Class and Video will show you how to develop the wreath motif into Seasonal Wreaths by changing the colours and flower options. We will also take the idea further by creating vases of flowers that can be made into stand-alone cushions or to accompany the Artemis Quilt. This class will take place in June - Access to a GillyMac BOM Facebook group to share pictures of your project and gain inspiration from other participants. - Monthly email ‘show and tell’ updates will circulate a roundup of pictures from the past month. - 15% off GillyMac Winter 2022 Retreat As well as all the above, as soon as you sign up, you will be able to download my colour inspiration guide, colouring sheet and requirements chart. These documents will be essential resources as you decide on the colours you would like to use within your quilt.⬆️ All this for less than £100 with the EarlyBird Discount….⬆️ … and the first 15 to book on Monday morning will get a beautiful fat quarter pack worth £18 as a little thank you 💕Set your clocks ⏰😊#gillymac2022bom ... See MoreSee Less
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3 days ago

We are doodling away in the GillyMac Doodle Facebook Group. The Group is full of very happy doodling elves! This picture is today’s 12 Days of Christmas Doodle. Want to join us? Access to the Group comes with many benefits, and additionally, in January, we will restart with the first doodle and practise each one again. So you would be joining us just at the right time. Here is what you get when you buy the Doodle Video Set. It is the most comprehensive set of doodles you will ever need – and everyone with an instructional video and a friendly Facebook group.- >22 hours of tuition covering the complete set of 80 doodles and 16 doodle sew-ups from the 2018/2019/2020 challenges- Six doodle combinations (doodles mashes) with sew ups- Five pdf documents to accompany the 2020 sew-ups- An 82-page doodle reference guide (downloadable) - this reference guide means you will never be short of ideas, and each design points you to the right place on the right video to watch the design being drawn out.- Access to the GillyMac Website and your login to access your videos.- All the free video tutorials on the site as they grow into a collection- All videos are available long term in your video feed on the GillyMac website- Access to the 2021 Alphabettie Doodles (ask to join the GillyMac Doodle Challenge Group after purchase)- Access to the Christmas Doodles (launching in December 2021) The link to the Complete Doodle Set is below www.gillymacdesigns.com/product/2020-doodle-challenge/ ... See MoreSee Less
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4 days ago

Gently spiced biscuits.... very, very tasty. It's not worth making one batch. A double batch won't last more than 48hrs here. Based on @charlotteslivelykitchen Easter Biscuit Recipe. ALL of Charlotte's recipes hit the spot! ... See MoreSee Less
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