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Pattern suggestions for fall!

Now that the days are slowly becoming colder and it's getting less appropriate to wear a t-shirt and shorts, we're taking a look at sewing patterns for the new season from both Friday and other awesome indie brands. If you relish in the coziness of fall and get excited about sewing for the colder season then you will love this blog post! Continue reading to find out more.
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How to reduce the Sagebrush Top Sleeve

This blog post has been highly requested, with many asking the question 'how can I reduce the sleeve on the Sagebrush top'. Well, we are finally putting this to the test and showing what amends can be made in order to reduce the sleeve to make it less 'puffy'! Continue reading to find out more.
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Up-cycled Canvas Heather Blazer by Cisco Sews

My name is Francisco Diaz, I run a small up-cycled boutique in Phoenix, AZ where I sell my makes and provide a space for queer makers in my area to sell their wares as well. Up-cycling, thrifting and advancing queer expression are my passions! You can see more of my work at @ciscosews or @themsmarketplace on instagram! In this blog post I use thrifted canvas bags to create a Heather Blazer, with thrifted and vintage brooches as a finishing touch. Keep reading to find out more.
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Saguaro Set 2 back-hack pieces & skirt hack by Alison @sewlikedotty

Hi! I’m Alison from Instagram @sewlikedotty & YouTube. I’m a sewist & vlogger. I grew up sewing with my mum. I’ve recently opened up my sewing school -Sew Like Dotty get started to sew. When the Saguaro Set was launched I immediately fell in love with it. I fell naturally into making the pants but with the top I found myself looking for a little more coverage. Then I thought because it's reversible why don’t I use 2 backs instead to create the top to suit my needs. That's when the 2-back hack was created. With some modifications the hack ended up being perfect for what I was after. I’m 5Ft 6 inches & chest 44 inches. I use size XXL...
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Cropped Heather Blazer Hack by Gracie @sew.like.honey

Hi, I’m Gracie from @sew.like.honey. I like to take pattern making classes at NYC’s FIT, and I love digging into construction details & altering patterns to fit my body. In this post, I’ll show you how to alter the Heather Blazer pattern to create a cropped blazer. This tutorial covers how to shorten the pieces, but you use the same sewing process to make a longer blazer like Chelsea’s. 
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Front Opening Saguaro Top Hack by Marie from @Marie_StitchedUp

Marie @marie_stitchedup is a sewist from the UK. She enjoys making beautiful, comfortable, and practical clothing to suit her lifestyle as a disabled stay at home mum to two children and a cocker spaniel! In this blog post Marie shares how to create a few small changes to the Saguaro Top to give it a front opening and therefore make it easier to get it on and off for anyone who may require that modification. Continue reading to find out more.
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Patina Blouse Dress Hack with Ruffle Collar by Bella from @bellllagrace

Hey! My name is Bella from the Instagram @bellllagrace and I am a seamstress, illustrator, quilter and content creator! Immediately after I was asked to create a post for Friday, I knew exactly what I wanted to hack… The Patina Blouse pattern. Now, as much as I really like the pattern as it is, I don’t ever wear blouses. However, I’ve seen so many beautiful Patina Blouse versions on Instagram I knew it would be the perfect base for my idea. I’m sure you have all seen the iconic dagger collar-style dress sold by Molby The Label, and so what better pattern base than the Patina. I decided to create my version in a dead stock green and black zebra print...
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Introducing the Friday Sport Shorts Pattern!

Introducing our newest pattern: the Friday Sport Shorts! These woven shorts feature pockets, an elastic drawstring waistband, and cute bound edges. The Sport Shorts are easy to sew and fun to wear, perfect for all your summertime activities. 
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Elysian Bodysuits inspired by our star signs

In this blog post we have put together Elysian Bodysuits inspired by our star signs. We thought it would be cool try try visually represent our signs attributes in the form of a garment and sew together something with personal meaning to us. Continue reading to find out more about our signs and our choices for the makes. Paige: I am a Taurus with Leo rising and I used these Minerva fabrics to create a color block Elysian Bodysuit that included my birth stone color of green, being that this is also my favourite color. I mainly looked at color for representing my signs overall and the fierce/fiery color of yellow to symbolise Leo worked perfectly with the green! The...
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Sagebrush Top Hack with Cropped Tie Up Waist & Cuffed Sleeves, by Leila Makes

Hi all! My name is Leila of @leila.makes. I am a mixed/shelter/wildlife veterinarian, grad student, and sewist! In this blog post I am sharing how to create a Sagebrush Top hack with a cropped waist with ties and fitted sleeve cuffs. Continue reading to find out more.
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