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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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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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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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Sew Reporter – 7th February

This week we posted a round up of sewing pattern releases for Januarywith Fiona @diaryofachainstitcher, a gift guide for Valentine’s Dayand the third post in the Pattern Tutorial series on line drawings and design styles.  Maria blogs at Velosewer where she posts projects for Minerva Crafts UK, White Tree fabrics and also makes activewear. Check out Maria’s […]

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The Sewing Pattern Tutorials: 3. Line drawings and pattern style

The pattern envelope: line drawings and pattern style The Sewing Pattern Tutorials is a new 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 […]

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The Sewing Pattern round up – January

It’s been a quieter month for pattern releases as everyone takes stock and sets out their sewing resolutionsfor 2016. Keeping track of all the new pattern releases can be tough so we’ve put together a bitesized round up for January with the lovely Fiona of Diary of a Chainstitcher blog @diaryofachainstitcher. Fiona has a great sewing blog where she showcases […]

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Valentine’s crafty gift guide

It’s that time of year again, loved by some and loathed by others! Whether you want to make something for your other half or need to drop unsubtle hints this year, check out our Valentine’s crafty gift guide. Either way it’s a great excuse to make something for yourself or a significant other. We have free […]

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Sew Reporter – 31st January

This week we posted activewear sewing tipsfrom Melissa of pattern design company Fehr Trade @fehrtrade and the second post in The Pattern Tutorials seriesabout sizing charts and how to measure yourself. Did you see the new Barbie dolls released this week? We’ve been chatting on Instagramabout the new doll diversity.  Rebecca blogs at Red W Sewswhere she […]

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The Sewing Pattern Tutorials: 2. sizing charts and fitted measurements

The pattern envelope: sizing charts and fitted measurements This Sewing Pattern Tutorials is a new 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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Top Activewear Sewing Tips – with Fehr Trade

We know that sewing with knits and stretch fabrics can be daunting if you’ve not tried before so we asked Melissa Fehr of independent activewear pattern company Fehr Trade to share her top sewing tips and favourite place to source supplies. You can follow Melissa on The Fold Line here @fehrtrade. Melissa’s top activewear sewing […]

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