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Sewing Pattern Tutorials

The Sewing Pattern Tutorials: 4. Layplans and fabric requirements

The pattern envelope: lay plans and fabric requirements The Sewing Pattern Tutorials is a year-long FREE sewing course where we will demystify dressmaking patterns. We’ll begin with the basics so that if you are new to sewing you can join in from the start. We also know that lots of you want to learn new sewing skills so as the […]

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Interviews

Careers in Sewing: Costume Supervisor

Have you ever considered a Career in Sewing? Do you dream of ditching the 9-5 and pursuing your creative dreams? This year we will be posting interviews for a range of different sewing jobs to give you a a taste of what possibilities are out there. First we kick off by interviewing the talented Fiona, […]

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Reviews

BOOK REVIEW: The Secrets of Sewing Lingerie

We are going to start reviewing lots more sewing, dressmaking and craft books this year. Unlike sewing patterns, where you can often find reviewsfor projects, knowing what projects are like in a book and finding reviews of makes can be a bit more tricky. You have asked us for somewhere to read reviews from patterns in […]

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Sew reporter

Sew Reporter – 21st February

This week we continue our Lingerie and nightwear theme with a top tips post from blogger Maddy @missmaddysews. We also posted the first in a new blog series called Getting to Know Sewing Bloggerswhere we meet Rach @rachwain, Laura @sewforvictory and Nina @thumblenina. Also did you hear about Great British Sewing Bee Patrick Grant’s new social enterprise, Community […]

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Interviews

Top Lingerie Sewing Tips with Miss Maddy Sews

This month we have the lovely Miss Maddy Sewstalking to us about her top Lingerie sewing tips. For those of you yet to discover her blog it’s a fantastic catalogue of lingerie makes in beautiful fabrics, just looking at these will make you want to throw your entire knicker drawer away! There is also a […]

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Interviews

Discovering new sewing bloggers

We now have 200 sewing bloggersas part of The Fold Line communityand to celebrate this we wanted to start sharing their amazing makes with you. Sometimes it can be difficult to find new blogs to inspire your sewing projects so as this year continues we’ll be sharing them with you. To start us off let’s meet Laura […]

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Great British Sewing Bee, Interviews

Great British Sewing Bee’s Patrick Grant launches ‘Community Clothing’ social enterprise

Click here for our ultimate guide to The Great British Sewing Bee series 5 2019! As we all know him best, Patrick Grant is a judge on The Great British Sewing Bee. In non-sewing circles he is of course better known as a British Fashion Designer and today he launches an exciting new social clothing […]

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Sew reporter

Sew Reporter – 14th February

This week is all about lingerie and nightwear sewing patterns, including our LOOK BOOK and competitionto a £40 voucher from WeaverDee.com. We also interviewed pattern company Ohhh Luluabout their lingerie pattern range. If you haven’t signed up to our newsletter yet, we are now running a special competition in each newsletter for Fold Line members! Sign up at […]

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Interviews

Getting to know the Designer: Ohhh Lulu

  With so much choice of great sewing pattern designers we wanted to give you the chance to get to know sewing designers on the site better. This month we interviewed Sarah Norwood of Ohhh Luluwho has a range of lingerie patterns. There are about twenty patterns in the collection that can be bought either on their […]

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Inspiration

LOOK BOOK: Lingerie & Nightwear

This month’s sewing LOOK BOOK is all about Lingerie and Nightwear! Whether you want to learn some new sewing skills and whip up a bra and pants set or snuggle up in some cosy pyjamas, we’ve got it covered. We have also got some great posts coming up about sewing with lingerie fabrics but first we wanted to inspire […]

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