Sewing expert, TV host, author, and magazine editor Denise Wild is also an accomplished entrepreneur. Denise started what was North America’s largest sewing school, and founded the only sewing portal to focus on fashion and style. She ran both companies for 10 years with locations in Toronto and New York City before selling them to the global leader in craft publishing, F+W Media. Denise is also the founder of LoveSewing magazine and the founding editor of BurdaStyle US magazine.
Denise is the host of Makeful‘s newest TV show (airing spring 2016), and the producer and host of the LoveSewing learn-to-sew DVD series. Denise appears regularly as a sewing expert on shows including The Shopping Channel, the TODAY show, Inside the Box with Ty Pennington, CityLine, Breakfast Television, Daytime, The Marilyn Denis Show, Steven and Chris, Sew It All, Fairchild TV, NBC Mobile News, and Morning Live.
Denise wrote the popular sewing reference book Mend & Make Fabulous, and has worked as a magazine editor and editorial director since 2000 for top national publications including FLARE, House & Home, Faze, ANOKHI, and BurdaStyle. Denise has written for numerous publications and television networks including Hello!, Elle, HGTV, W Network, Sew News, Glow, Elevate, Chatelaine, and Slice.
Denise is an avid speaker and does live appearances, classes, and stage presentations across the country and at consumer shows including National Home Show, Original Sewing & Quilt Expo, Vancouver Home + Design Show, and BC Home + Garden Show.
Denise teaches in the continuing education fashion program of George Brown College, Canada’s leading post secondary school for technical sewing and fashion design.