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Cold Weather Wilder Gown Hack | By Cassie @makingcassie

Hello! My name is Cassie -- I’m a sustainable fashion copywriter and sewing content creator from Toronto, Canada. Living in a country with 4 proper seasons, (3 of which are on the chilly to freezing end of the scale), I try to make versatile garments that can be worn most of the year and contribute to a fun, but cohesive me-made wardrobe! You can find me on Instagram, TikTok, and YouTube where I share more about this handmade journey. In this blog post I wanted to share a Wilder Gown hack, perfect for the colder seasons. Continue reading to find out more.
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Ilford Jacket Trench Coat Hack | By Nisan at @the.social.fabric

Hey folks! I’m Nisan from @the.social.fabric on Instagram, where I share all my garment-making adventures. Today I’m super excited to share with you how I hacked the Ilford Jacket pattern to make myself a big, swooshy detective coat. Read on to get all the details about this project! Buckle up and get your snacks and drinks, it’s gonna be a long one.
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Patina Blouse 50/50 Color Block Sewing Hack | By Mary at @SableCraft

Hey, my name is Meg from @SableCraft and I'm sharing a Patina Blouse Hack Color Block in this blog post. Continue reading to find out how I create a black and cream color block Patina Blouse and the steps I took to alter the pattern pieces.
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Saltwater Slip Dress Hack | by Sam from @PurpleSewingCloud

Hi I’m Samantha from @purplesewingcloud and incredibly excited to share my latest make with you, a Saltwater Slip Dress with ruffle neck and skirt hack. Continue reading to find out more.
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Square Neck Top Dress Hack by Jeanette @netty.hayes.sew

Hi, my name is Jeanette (@netty.hayes.sews).  I am really happy to be here on the Friday blog sharing my hack of the square neck top pattern.  I love simple and stylish dresses that showcase beautiful fabrics. Having made the square neck top recently, I decided it could easily be turned into a lovely, effortless, pull-over-your-head dress with a beautiful silhouette and endless possibilities in terms of fabrics. Continue reading to see how to create this lovely Square Neck Top Dress.
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Saltwater Slip Dress Hack | Designing your own print & squaring off the neckline by Roisin @giveherpockets

In this post the talented Roisin from @giveherpockets shares how to create a lino print pattern on fabric by hand and make a beautiful Saltwater Slip dress with square neck hack. Continue reading to find out more. 
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Upcycled Ilford Jacket by CiscoSews

Hello again! My name is Francisco Diaz, I am a designer and slow-fashion sewist living in Phoenix, Arizona. When I sew, my favorite thing to do is find a beautiful second-hand fabric and transform it into something new and unexpected. I love to thrift shop and hunt for fabrics with texture, bold color or funky prints. You can see more of my work at @ciscosews on Instagram! 
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Hacked Wilder Gown eyelet dress | By Pauline from @sewuthinkucan

This Wilder gown hack has been on my mind since last summer but finding the right eyelet fabric in the red/orange shade I wanted was nearly impossible until I realized a few months ago that I could just dye the fabric myself. Like countless sewists I too fell in love with the Wilder gown pattern. Don’t let the simple style lines of this pattern fool you. The hacking possibilities are endless and depending on your fabric choice you can take this dress from easy breezy casual to fancy and chic. Continue reading to find out how I hacked the Wilder Gown to create a Eyelet dress. 
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Wilder Top with Lace insert hack - By @SewnbyEle

Hi, I'm Eleanor or Ele - a sewist, knitter and embroiderer over on @SewnbyEle on Instagram. In this blog post, I’m going to show you some inspiration and ways to make your Wilder Top a little bit different as well as a project step-by-step showing how to insert lovely lace ribbon into the top. Keep reading to find out more.
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The Saltwater Slip Dress Worn 3 Ways | By Emma @SewDoItEmma

Hey there, it’s Emma aka @SewDoItEmma on instagram and I’m here today after Paige reached out to me for a blog post about Friday’s new pattern, the Saltwater Slip and I did not hesitate to say yes!  So I’m stepping out of my comfort zone as I haven’t done something like this before, no not a blog post - but how I’m going to style the Saltwater Slip three ways. Keep reading to see more.
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