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Careers in Sewing: Managing Director of a commercial pattern company

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 jobs in the sewing industry, to give you a a taste of what possibilities are out there. This month we are interviewing Sue Haft, Managing […]

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Careers in Sewing: Costume Supervisor

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. First we kick off by interviewing the talented Fiona, […]

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Top Lingerie Sewing Tips with Miss Maddy Sews

This month we have the lovely Miss Maddy Sewstalking to us about her top Lingerie sewing tips. For those of you yet to discover her blog it’s a fantastic catalogue of lingerie makes in beautiful fabrics, just looking at these will make you want to throw your entire knicker drawer away! There is also a […]

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Discovering new sewing bloggers

We now have 200 sewing bloggersas part of The Fold Line communityand to celebrate this we wanted to start sharing their amazing makes with you. Sometimes it can be difficult to find new blogs to inspire your sewing projects so as this year continues we’ll be sharing them with you. To start us off let’s meet Laura […]

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Great British Sewing Bee’s Patrick Grant launches ‘Community Clothing’ social enterprise

As we all know him best, Patrick Grant is a judge on The Great British Sewing Bee. In non-sewing circles he is of course better known as a British Fashion Designer and today he launches an exciting new social clothing initiative dedicated to making clothes, creating jobs and restoring pride in the UK textile working […]

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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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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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Getting to know pattern designers – Fehr Trade

With so much choice from great sewing pattern designers we wanted to get you the chance to get to know sewing designers on the site better. This month we interviewed Melissa Fehr of Fehr Trade patterns @fehrtrade who create activewear sewing patterns. Melissa has over 10 sportswear patterns designed for women, men plus accessories. If you haven’t come across her […]

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The Village Haberdashery Needs You!

We love hearing about small companies growing from strength to strength, so when Annie from the Village Haberdashery told us about her business plans for expansion a couple of months ago, we were really excited to find out more about the crowdfunding project. She needs to raise £80,000 pounds to make the expansion possible and […]

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Getting to know pattern designers – Greenstyle Creations

With so much choice from great sewing pattern designers we wanted to start a new feature where we highlight one of the designers on the site. We are kicking off with Greenstyle Creations, who create sewing patterns for men, women & children. They have over 40 dressmaking patterns under their belt. If you haven’t come across their […]

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