Woman wearing the Bert Knit Top sewing pattern from Style Arc on The Fold Line. A knit top pattern made in unbrushed fleece, fleece or rugby fabrics, featuring a dropped shoulder line, deep armhole, polo style collar and button tab, long sleeves with a slight balloon shape, collar, tab, cuffs and hem band in ribbing.
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Trending: Sweater Weather

Is anyone else feeling a little chilly this week or is it just me? The festive season is upon us, perhaps you are thinking of a handmade Christmas Jumper? Or maybe you need something super cosy to stay home and sew in? Or just need something to give your wardrobe a lift? Fear, not team […]

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Woman wearing the Mitchell Trousers sewing pattern from Closet Core Patterns on The Fold Line. A trouser pattern made in denim, twill, canvas, linen, cotton or wool suiting fabrics, featuring a high waist, fly front zip and button closure, deep front pleats, angled pockets, back darts, back welt pockets, full-length wide legs and adjustable waist straps secured with D-rings.
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Trending: Trouser Sewing Patterns

It’s been pretty hard to ignore that trouser patterns are HOT right now. We’ve seen indie release after indie release in the trouser department, so we’ve declared this the “season of the trouser“! If there was ever a time to try out sewing your own pair of trews, this is it! We’re rounding up some […]

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Sewing Patterns for Handmade Christmas Gifts

Sewing pals, we have five weeks till Christmas and if you plan to make some handmade presents we need to get started pronto! What is better than handing over something you made yourself? We’ve got a range of fantastic patterns for you to mull over, whether you are sewing for a child or grandchild to […]

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French Sewing Pattern Designers

After seeing Mrs Harris Goes to Paris at the cinema I can’t help but feel; 1. inspired by the idea of wearing a couture dress 2. the urge to skip around the streets of Paris and 3. the desire to add a little bit of French style into my own handmade wardrobe. We have some […]

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Top 10 Indie Easy Knit Sewing Patterns

One of the fabrics we probably all wear the most has a little sewing myth surrounding it… that jersey or knit fabrics are tricky to sew with. I say that this is a myth because some stretch fabrics are tricky to sew with and some knit fabric patterns are tricky to sew, but that doesn’t […]

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Workwear Sewing Pattern Inspiration

Does anyone else find that back-to-school feeling makes you reassess your wardrobe situation? After wearing flowing and floaty garments through the summer it can be nice to transition into smarter, more formal looks that make you feel put-together and sharp. Team Fold Line work from home, so workwear pieces are not naturally part of my […]

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Top 10 Indie Jeans Sewing Patterns

September is a great time to sink your teeth into a meaty project that introduces new sewing skills and allows you to enjoy a spot of slow sewing. Jeans are probably one of the garments we wear the most, and yet sew the least (because they are on the fiddly side!). The best thing about […]

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Woman wearing The September Coat sewing pattern from Merchant and Mills on The Fold Line. A duster coat pattern made in dry oilskin, oilskin, mid - heavyweight linens, denim, wool, corduroy, cotton twills or canvas fabric, featuring a relaxed fit, button front closure, breast pocket, midi length, waist pockets and back centre vent.
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The Edit: Trans-Seasonal Sewing

Happy Sunday Foldliners! Is anyone else feeling a seasonal shift in the air? I must admit, I am well and truly ready to sink my teeth into sewing autumnal garments. We’ve been having a think about what to sew right now for this in-between-the-seasons weather. If you want to indulge in a spot trans-seasonal sewing, […]

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Women wearing the Estella Dress sewing pattern from Papercut Patterns on The Fold Line. A dress pattern made in cotton, linen, silk or rayon fabrics, featuring elbow length puff sleeves, relaxed fit, frilled hem, ankle length, elasticated waist, pockets, rounded square neckline, self-fabric waist tie and back V-neck with faux wrap design.
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Sewing Patterns for Linen Fabric

Are you a linen lover? Do you have a beautiful piece of linen fabric in your stash just waiting for the right sewing pattern to come along? Well, team Fold Line chatted about which indie designers spring to mind when we think of linen, who really showcase this lovely substrate in their patterns, and came […]

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Sewing Patterns for Teens and Tweens

Are you trying to start your sewing journey and are finding that you struggle to find patterns that are designed for teenagers that you would actually want to make yourself? Maybe you’ve had some encouragement to get stitching and have somebody who wants to help you get going, but you want to choose the styles […]

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