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Top 10 Indie Activewear Sewing Patterns

April is Move More Month in the UK – a month-long focus on inspiring activity beyond exercise, teaching the human necessity of movement and sharing tools and resources to support individuals, businesses and schools in this quest. We don’t need much of an excuse to sew, but feeling comfortable while exercising is a great one […]

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Children wearing the Child/Teen Little Hannah Dress sewing pattern from By Hand London. A dress pattern made in cottons, linens, silks or viscose, featuring a scoop wrap neckline, gathered skirt, short or long sleeves and no zipper.
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Sewing Patterns for Matching with your Mini Me

Twinning is winning! If you love to sew your own clothes and have kids, you might be tempted to make matching outfits for you and your mini-me! We have hunted down a fabulous selection of women’s indie sewing patterns that have co-ordinating mini patterns for makers who love to match! It’s such a fun way […]

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Woman wearing the Pietra Pants sewing pattern by Closet Core Patterns. A trouser pattern made in linen, chambray, lightweight denim or twill fabric featuring a flat front, high waist with elastic at the back and slanted hip pockets.
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Top 10 Indie Easy Trouser Sewing Patterns

If you’ve been steering clear of sewing trousers because you are worried they are too tricky, we’re about to show you some options that are easy to sew. You heard me, easy. Trousers can be one of the most frustrating garments to buy. It’s like the goldilocks of shopping. You’ll try a pair on that […]

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Top 10 Indie Patterns to Start Sewing Lingerie

Have you ever thought about sewing your own lingerie? If you want to give this garment a go but are nervous about sewing something so delicate, we have pulled together a selection of approachable lingerie sewing patterns that are ideal for getting you started. Knickers are a great scrap buster and speedy sew once you […]

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Five Fab Childrenswear Pattern Designers

Did you know we have a fabulous selection of childrenswear patterns on The Fold Line shop? If you sew for little ones, we have a wealth of sewing patterns to browse! Sewing tiny things can be so satisfying and you might find you have a lot of “awwww” moments. They also require much smaller amounts […]

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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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Most Popular New Pattern Releases of 2021

January is the time of year for reflection and seeing what has been so we have been nosing at which 2021 indie pattern releases have been the most popular with you all. We were so intrigued to see what made it into the top ten and to remind ourselves of how many fab indie patterns […]

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Top 10 Indie Party Dress Sewing Patterns

Party season is upon us and we feel it is about time to put on a party frock and celebrate the festive season (and we want an excuse to sew something lovely!). If you are thinking of adding a party dress to your handmade wardrobe, we have a few ideas up our voluminous (and on-trend) […]

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Handmade Gift Ideas

Are you planning on sewing handmade gifts this holiday season? There is something rather lovely about making a present for somebody. You have a story behind each piece you’ve sourced to make it and the time you spent stitching away. The lucky recipient gets something that’s completely unique and full of love, care and attention, […]

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Top 10 Pyjama Indie Sewing Patterns

Sewing your own pyjamas may seen like a self indulgent sew but if you wear pjs at night you are in them for over eight hours! Let me tell you there is nothing nice than a handmade pair. They also make wonderful presents for friends and family so if you wanted to get ahead with […]

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Top 10 Coat Indie Sewing Patterns

I think we can all agree that winter is most definitely here and if you haven’t started thinking about sewing a coat yet fear not there is still time. Sewing a coat is actually one of my favourite projects, you can really take your time and they really aren’t as hard as you think they […]

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