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The BIG Vintage Sew-along

We are really excited to be a part of the BIG Vintage sew-long blogger tour, which kicked off a few weeks ago. Make sure you have a look at Katie’sand Portia’smakes from the last month. If you want to find out more about The BIG Vintage sew-along then why not read our post and find out how […]

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BOOK REVIEW: I Love Stamping

RELEASED today,I Love Stampingis full of Japanese-inspired designs to carve, ink and stamp your fabric and paper. This month we will be doing a few posts around the theme of colouring, dyeing and customising your fabric so to kick us off we are reviewing, hot off the press, I Love Stamping by Ishtar Olivera (published by Quadrille). Ishtar’s book […]

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Careers in Sewing: Sewing magazine editor

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. Today we interview Amy Thomas, who when she is not blogging @almondrock works […]

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Sew Reporter – 3rd April

This week we posted the new sewing pattern releasesfrom March with Fiona @diaryofachainstitcher and there are plenty! Kate reviewed the new Tilly and the Buttons Martha dress and Named Clothingreleased a new pattern collection of 8 patterns. This week in the forumthere has been lots of chat about the best places to buy fabric online. Helen blogs at Stitch My Style where […]

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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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