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Adding embroidery details to your garments by Ele from @sewnbyele

Hello, I’m Ele and I’m on the Friday blog to talk to you about embroidery and give you some ideas for adding embroidery for your me-made garments. I talk through how to embroider by hand, on a machine and have free flower templates for you to use! February was National Embroidery Month and I challenged myself to embroider every day - you can see how I got on, on instagram.
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Mindfulness Sewing Tips

Hey guys, Paige here. I thought I'd share a little insight into something that really helps me with my mental health and likely will for a lot others as well without even realising it. Sewing for me has become a way to be present and practise my mindfulness. I think a lot of us can agree that sewing as a hobby/skill can feel pretty therapeutic. In this blog post I am sharing 5 mindfulness sewing tips that I enjoy, as I think it might be beneficial for those who need a little positivity boost.
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Scrap Busting Sewing Ideas

Sewing is a great way to make more sustainable choices with your wardrobe but often sewing projects can be left with fabric scraps and waste. If, like me, you can’t part with the cutoffs big or small then this blog post should hopefully provide some inspirational projects for those scraps. 
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Pattern Hack Make Inspiration

Hey guys, it's Paige here! The most exciting thing about making your own garments is being able to design your own pieces to make them unique. Friday Patterns are simple enough that they can be easily hacked to alter them to your style, shape and preferences. In this blog post I have put together a few inspirational ideas of potential hacks using Friday Patterns. Continue reading to see more.
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Spring Summer Style Inspiration | Friday Sewtacular with Purple Sewing Cloud

Hi, I'm Samantha from @purplesewingcloud, I’ve been asked to put together some outfit and sewing inspiration for the coming spring/summer months including some of my favourite Friday pieces.
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Friday Sewtacular Instagram Challenge

Woohoo, we’re hosting a sewing Instagram challenge! Join us next week for daily prompts to celebrate everything sewing. We will be sharing an IGTV video this week that will Include the different daily themes, what sort of content you can expect from us & what the ‘Friday Sewtacular Digital Party’ on Sunday 4th April will involve.  We hope you enjoy getting involved! This is a challenge for anyone & it doesn’t have to be Friday Pattern specific (although obviously, we love to see your Friday makes) so you can have fun with this no matter what your plans/makes are! When you share your posts make sure to tag us (@FridayPatternCompany) & use the hashtag #FridaySewtacular so we can all engage...
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Valentines Me Made Style Inspiration

It’s nearly the most romantic day of the year; Valentine's Day! Whether you’re spending it at home with your partner, speaking to a friend on video chat or practising self-love this blog post is going to give you lots of sewing inspiration for Valentine’s using the Friday Pattern Company patterns, woohoo! 
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