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Reviews

Book Review – The Maker’s Atelier, Essential Collection

This week we are reviewing The Maker’s Atelier new book called ‘The Essential Collection‘ that launched last month.  The Maker’s Atelier is a UK based pattern company who have just launched their first book.  We decided to do a video to talk you through the book and show you some of our favourite projects. The […]

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Book Review: A Beginner’s Guide to Making Skirts: Wendy Ward

This week we are reviewing Wendy Ward’s new book called ‘A Beginner’s Guide to Skirts‘ which was launched a couple of weeks ago. We were lucky enough to get a copy from the publishers (Cico books) and we have done a video review so you can get a proper feel of the book. The book […]

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Reviews, Vlogs

Sewing Subscription Boxes

This week we have teamed up with Sew Hayley Janeto bring you a sneak peak of her new sewing subscription boxes, which launched this week. She has very kindly sent us a box so that we could get a feel of the fabric and discover all the other goodies included. We have shared a few sneak peak […]

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Reviews

Book Review – Rosie Martin – No Patterns Needed

This week we are reviewing Rosie Martin’s book called No Patterns Neededwhich was launched a couple of weeks ago. We were lucky enough to go to the launch party and it was really interesting hearing Rosie’s inspiration for writing it.  The book features 15 projects all of which can drafted yourself without using a pattern. […]

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Reviews

Blogtacular – a creative blogging conference

We had an amazing weekend at Blogtacular meeting lots of creative bloggers and listening to inspiring talks so we thought we’d tell you a bit about the day in case you have wondered what it’s like! The conference was hosted near St Paul’s in a big event space and there must have been about 200 creative […]

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Printing your own fabric designs in the UK

We were recently invited to visit a fabric printing factory in North London called Contrado. The first thing we thought was, why have we not heard of this place before?! With companies such as Spoonflower printing fabrics in America and posting them all round the world, we were excited to discover a family-owned business on our […]

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Great British Sewing Bee, Reviews

BOOK REVIEWS: Great British Sewing Bee books

Click here for our ultimate guide to The Great British Sewing Bee series 5 2019! With GREAT BRITISH SEWING BEE fever rising at Fold Line HQ, we wanted to reminisce about all the three series that have been. Let us not forget the Overlord, some bromance and that the look in 2015 was definitely the skanklet. Patrick Grant even got […]

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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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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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BOOK REVIEW: The Secrets of Sewing Lingerie

We are going to start reviewing lots more sewing, dressmaking and craft books this year. Unlike sewing patterns, where you can often find reviewsfor projects, knowing what projects are like in a book and finding reviews of makes can be a bit more tricky. You have asked us for somewhere to read reviews from patterns in […]

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