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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Top 10 patterns, Trends

Trending: Pullover Sweaters

Have you spotted that pull-over sweaters keep popping up all over the high street? They are a cool take on a comfy jumper that will update winter and spring outfits with a double dose of warmth. We are always keeping our eyes peeled for trends that translate into sewing patterns and I’ve seen lots of […]

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Capsule Wardrobe: Winter

This is the first in our blog series where we have created a capsule wardrobe using eight patterns. All the patterns can be worn together and are interchangeable. I’ve created a video where I talk through all the patterns and how they can be worn together. As we are deep into winter this is very […]

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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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Top 10 patterns, Trends

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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Trending: ‘Warmdrobe’ Sewing Patterns

We spotted the fashion term ‘warmdrobe‘ recently and thought, yes, that’s what our handmade wardrobes need – an injection of cosy layers. I love to add layers to keep the cold at bay. I rely on a minimum of three during the winter and always have a pair of woolly socks on as I get […]

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Sew The Trends: Autumn

Sew the trends is back for winter, I have donned the detective hat and hit the high street! Searching out this season’s hottest trends and paired patterns with them so that you guys can sew the looks. It’s been an interesting search this time, I think the fear of the cost of living alongside everything […]

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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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Top 10 patterns, Trends

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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Trending: Co-ord Sewing Patterns

Co-ords have graced the high street for the past couple of years, and there are amazing sewing patterns out there so you can create your own.   For anyone thinking, I’ve never heard of a ‘co-ord’, it’s an outfit made out of one fabric. There are infinite opportunities with the patterns that you already own, but […]

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Sew The Trends: Summer

Sew the trend for summer is here and ready for you to dip your toes into. Grab yourself an iced drink, pop your sunnies on and let’s dive in. I’ve hit the high street and hunted out the core trends for you guys to sew this summer. I’ve covered co-ords, swimsuits, jackets and much more. […]

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Sew the Trends: Spring

Sew the trends is back for Spring!! Have you noticed the nights are getting lighter and it’s a little warmer? It’s time to dust off the sewing machine, lather on the fake tan and start making some beautiful things to wear for the coming months. I’ve hit the high street with gusto and spent a […]

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Inspiration From London Fashion Week 2022

Whether you follow the catwalks or not, we are all likely to see details cropping up on the high street and sewing patterns that are inspired by the runway shows. London Fashion Week is an exciting time where established and emerging designers show their collections for the following season. You’ll see colours, textures and techniques […]

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