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The New Site – What you need to know..

  You may have noticed that we’ve been hinting about major changes on the site and they are finally here.. oh yes we’ve got a new website and most exciting of all a pattern shop! We have spent the last 6 months getting the site rebuilt as it’s three years old and it definitely needed […]

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The Sewing Weekender 2018 round-up

The Sewing Weekender 2018 was so much fun and we wanted to share with you a round up of the event and everything attendees have written on their blogs and vlogs. First up if you’ve not come across The Sewing Weekender, you can find out more about it here. It’s a weekend sewing retreat in […]

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The Refashioners – 2018

The Refashioners is back again this year and we are delighted to be taking part. After the strict themes of the last couple of years, this years loose title “inspired by” let’s us choose an iconic outfit or look from anywhere and recreate it by upcycling clothes. To see some of the other amazing makes […]

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Shoemaking Workshop

  Last weekend Rachel and I spent a delightful couple of days learning how to make our own shoes!  Amanda who runs the I can make shoes in East London got in contact and asked if we’d like to join one of her classes. We spent a long time picking which one we wanted to do and […]

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The Sewing Weekender 2018 – Sewing speakers and workshops!

It’s now only a couple of months until The Sewing Weekender! We are very excited to announce all the talented Sewing speakers and helpers who will be joining us over the weekend. We are also excited to announce the workshop available to attendees during the weekend. To find out more about this weekend, check out The […]

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Find a local sewing group or meet-up

Meeting other people who love sewing at a local sewing group is great fun. You can chat about sewing patterns, get help with your latest makes and indulge in some tea and cake. It’s a brilliant way to improve your skills, discover new patterns and fabrics and have some fun. Thanks to lots of you […]

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The Best of Sewing in 2017

As 2017 comes to a close today, we wanted to look back over the year at all the sewing goodness there has been! Take a look below at some of the sewing highlights of 2017. There have been lots of new sewing patterns and emerging designers, plus events, makes, blog series and loads of new […]

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Sewing Christmas Gift Guide

We’re really excited to bring you the ultimate sewing Christmas gift guide for 2017! Packed with loads of present and stocking filler inspiration, you’re sure to find the perfect sewing gift. You’ll be able to get the exclusive first look at some new patterns and products plus discount codes from independent businesses across the world. […]

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Kate’s Sewing Half Term!

Kate had a dream… three days of silence, a ton of podcasts and a desire to sew all her stash. Having had a pretty full on few months at Fold Line HQ she managed to carve out three days to sew just for her. Follow her of her slightly manic sewing adventure and see what […]

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The Refashioners 2017 upcycling suits

The Refashioner’s 2017 #suitsyou If you’ve not come across The Refashioner’s before, organised by Portia Lawrie of Makery blog, then do check out what it’s all about in our Refashioning and Upcycling sewing resource. This year the theme is upcycling suits and we are excited to be taking part during the month long blogger tour […]

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