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Community news, In the fold

Christmas at The Fold Line

I’m sorry to say it, but the C word is coming… yep Christmas is upon us! Having been gifted some very odd things from family members over the years, we decided to help everyone out and create a safe shopping area for your family. We’ve created a two-prong attack so that you can get something […]

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10 Sewing Hacks You’ll Be Glad to Know

Sewing is magical. Sewing is our superpower… but sometimes sewing can be full of frustration and techniques that make you shudder. The great thing about sewists is that we love nothing more than passing on a handy sewing hack we’ve discovered. It seems that the rule of dressmaking is that you must pass your wisdom […]

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BLACK FRIDAY SEWING SALE 10% OFF EVERYTHING

For Black Friday this year we are offering all you lovely people 10% off everything* in the shop as a thank you for all your support, just use code blackfriday21. The code is valid from Friday 26th November until midnight Sunday 28th November 2021 UK time, giving you 10% off everything* (*excluding e-gift vouchers). We’ll also […]

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Sewing pattern projects for The Online Sewing Weekender 2021

This week on the blog we are sharing our sewing pattern recommendations to make next weekend, so you can join in with all the activities at The Sewing Weekender. Following four sell-out annual events in Cambridge, The Fold Line and Charlotte Emma Patterns are bringing The Sewing Weekender online for a second year, on Saturday 12th […]

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The Online Sewing Weekender 2021

Following four sell-out annual events in Cambridge, The Fold Line and Charlotte Emma Patterns are bringing The Sewing Weekender online for a second year, on Saturday 12th – Sunday 13th June 2021. The 2021 event will again take place online and will feature two days of online content for attendees to watch and participate in, […]

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In the fold, The Pattern Tutorials

The Sewing Pattern Tutorials 15: How to cut out sewing patterns and fabric

A BEGINNER’S GUIDE: CUTTING OUT SEWING PATTERNS AND FABRIC     Hi, it’s Rachel here on the blog today with the next instalment of our popular Pattern Tutorial series. We get lots of emails asking us about the best way to cut out sewing patterns and fabric. We thought it would be helpful to share some […]

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The Online Sewing Weekender 2020

The Online Sewing Weekender 2020 has sold over 1900 tickets sold worldwide! Thank you so much for your support and all the money we are raising as a community for charity. In these difficult times we find ourselves in, many events have been postponed or cancelled for 2020 but do not fear, this year we will be […]

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BLACK FRIDAY sewing fabric sales 2019

It’s Rachel here on the blog today, bringing you a special post this week. Each year it is my job to get up really early and search online for all the fabric shops and sewing businesses that are taking part in Black Friday. Love it or loathe it, today is the day and if you […]

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The Simplicity Pattern Hackalong with The Eve Appeal

This week we are excited to be taking part in the Simplicity Pattern Hack-along to raise awareness and funds for The Eve Appeal Charity. The Eve Appeal is a charity is the only UK national charity funding research and raising awareness into the five gynaecological cancers. Along with lots of other makers from the sewing community each […]

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The Sewing Weekender 2019

On the 31st August – 1st September 2019 we hosted the fourth Sewing Weekender in Cambridge, UK at the Murray Edwards College. It was a wonderful inspiring weekend where 100 makers came together to sew, chat, make friends and hear talks from designers in our sewing community. We thought it would be nice to look […]

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