Category Archives: Contributors

Susan Khalje Shares Her Latest Sewing Tip – Closing a Classic French Jacket

The most straight-forward way to close a Classic French Jacket is with hooks and eyes, right along the center front. They speak to the symmetry of the jacket – the front edges simply abut. And they’re quick and easy to apply. It’s better to use slightly larger hooks (pictured); smaller ones catch all too easily […]

Couture Sewing Patterns Now Available

We are proud to have launched three exciting new sewing patterns for sale on our website – The Parisian Jacket, the Classic French Jacket and the Circle Skirt Dress. Each of these patterns has been crafted by master Paris-based draper and couture pattern maker Julien Cristofoli for international couture fashion educator, Susan Khalje. Julien’s true […]

Couture Sewing Educator Susan Khalje Discusses Choosing the Perfect Trim

When constructing a traditional French Jacket, one of the crucial aspects in making your final product stand out is an exquisite trim. World renowned couture sewing educator Susan Khalje, whose sewing patterns we sell on our website here, explains the best way to find the perfect trim for your jacket. ‘One of the biggest challenges, […]

Here’s How Much Fabric to Buy When Making a Jacket

If you’re making a traditional jacket, then you’re safe to go by the fabric recommendations on the back of the pattern envelope, maybe adding just a little more in case you’ve got a significant plaid to match or a particularly loosely woven fabric that might fray. But – if you’d like to go the route […]

Announcing Our Exciting Collaboration with Susan Khalje!

We are excited to announce a future collaboration with none other than couture fashion educator, Susan Khalje. We will be launching an exciting partnership with Susan in the coming months. Some of the things you as a Linton Tweeds fan can look forward to include discounts when you enroll in her highly sought after online […]

Spotlight on Bespoke Designer Jane Goring

We love giving Linton Tweeds fans the opportunity to showcase what they have made with our couture fabrics. So when bespoke designer Jane Goring sent us a few images of her incredible jackets, we jumped at the opportunity to feature her in a blog. Specialising in consultancy of occasion wear outfits and bespoke pieces, Jane […]

A Close up with Maja from MiaGiacca

At Linton Tweeds, as much we love fabric, we love the beautiful creations that are made from it. One of our most loyal customers (and favourite fashion designers) is Maja Żróbecka from MiaGiacca. She operates MiaGiacca from Szczecin, Poland and sells her beautiful handmade clothing to clients stretching the four corners of the globe. We […]

One on one with Warp and Woof Designs and their fabulous bespoke design

Warp & Woof designs are a boutique design service based in Studley, Warwick. It was founded by friends Lisa & Julie who offer a tailored service designing and making bespoke and exceptionally stylish clothing and accessories for you and your pooch. They originally specialised in skirts, before expanding their range to include gilets, dresses and even jackets. As […]

Linton Print

We are excited to announce that alongside our partners Linton Japan we have been working to develop a LINTON PRINT COLLECTION. Working with outside suppliers we believe we have found a good quality print that customers can use and will work well with our woven fabric range – All prints will be based on LINTON […]