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The sewing Pattern Releases – March

It’s been a bumper Spring-inspired month of new pattern releases, check out all the dressmaking possibilities below! If you want help sewing a new pattern or looking for pattern hacks, keep an eye on on our sewing resources hub for updates. Keeping track of all the new pattern releases can be tough so we’ve put together […]

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Sew Reporter – 27th March

This week we found out that the next series of the Great British Sewing Beewill air on 5th May, we can’t wait! This month’s LOOK BOOKis on menswear, so go and check outour pan picked selection of mens patterns paired with our favourite fabrics. We also have a competition to win two Merchant & Mills […]

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LOOK BOOK: Menswear

This month’s sewing LOOK BOOKis all about menswear! We get asked lot about which sewing patterns are good for men and we have collated some of our favourites in this post, pairing them with a selection of delectable fabrics. We’d love to hear your thoughts on these so do leave a comment at the bottom. […]

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Sew Reporter – 20th March

This week we’ve been a little bit quiet on the blog front in preparation for the release of the new Sewing Resourcessection of the website. We’ve been working on this since Christmas, so it’s great to have released it into the world! It’s full of pages including pattern hacks, sew-alongs, supplies pages, world map of fabric […]

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Sew Reporter – 13th March

This week we reviewed the New book release, Gertie’s Ultimate Dress bookby Gretchen Hirsch. Plus we are giving away one copy, enter here! On Thursday we started #FindMyPatternon Instagram. To get involved upload a photo to Instagram and tag us @thefoldline with hashtag #FindMyPattern and we will (hopefully!) find the pattern you are looking for, […]

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Top DIY makes for Easter

Easter is a eggcellent (sorry couldn’t resist) time to get stuck into some craft projects, we all have a few days off and what better way to spend it than being creative. Whether you have children to do craft projects with or fancy trying something new, this blog post is stuffed full of inspiring projects […]

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BOOK REVIEW: Gertie’s Ultimate Dress book

RELEASED today, we know this is a dressmaking book a lot of you have been waiting for! Unlike sewing patterns, where you can usually find reviews for projects, knowing what projects are like in a sewing book and finding reviews of makes can be a bit more tricky. So today we are reviewing, hot off the press, Gertie’s Ultimate […]

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Sew Reporter – 6th March

It’s been a busy week with the launch of McCall’s Big Vintage sew-alongand we’ve been taking part in #MIYMarch16. We took a trip to the Knitting and Stitching show to say hello to everyone and bought a restrained amount of fabric! February was a really bumper month for sewing pattern releases, take a look at all […]

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The sewing pattern round up – February

It’s been a bumper month of new pattern releases, check out all the dressmaking possibilities below! Keeping track of all the new pattern releases can be tough so we’ve put together a bitesized round up for February with the lovely Fiona of Diary of a Chainstitcher blog @diaryofachainstitcher. Fiona has a great sewing blog where she showcases her makes with really […]

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The Big Vintage Sew-along #bvsewalong

Hot off the press we are here to tell you about the Big Vintage Sew-along, launching today! You are invited to sew your favourite fashion era from a selection of vintage sewing patterns spanning the 1930s to 1960s. The Sew-along is being hosted by Butterick to raise money for The Eve Appeal charity and will run until the Knitting […]

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