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Friday Style Diaries with Leila Makes
Elysian bodysuit

Friday Style Diaries with Leila Makes

In this post we are starting our new feature; the Friday Style Diaries, where we take a deeper look at the me made wardrobe and styling of someone in the sewing community. We are starting this seri...

Avenir JumpsuitFestive Sewing Project Ideas

Festive Sewing Project Ideas

Tis' the season for sewing yourself a festive me made garment! We have put together some beautiful ready-to-wear inspiration for the festive season that resembles our Friday Patterns, so that you c...

Pattern HackHughes Top Hack With Patina Sleeves & Button Loop Placket

Hughes Top Hack With Patina Sleeves & Button Loop Placket

I've been dreaming up this top for a while now, and when I got this sage green fabric from Rainbow Fabrics, I knew it would perfectly for a Hughes Dress Top Hack, merged with Patina Blouse Sleeves....

Pattern HackPogonip Pocket Hack

Pogonip Pocket Hack

With the launch of the new pattern the Pogonip Pullover, it's been exciting to think up some sewing hack tutorials. After seeing some various pullover styles on Pinterest, I decided to make a ver...

EducationHow To Quilt Fabric For the Pogonip Pullover

How To Quilt Fabric For the Pogonip Pullover

Quilting your fabric is a great way to not only add texture and interest to your garments, but also warmth for the cooler months. It’s quite a simple process (albeit a time-commitment) that can rea...

Pogonip PulloverIntroducing the Pogonip Pullover

Introducing the Pogonip Pullover

Welcome friends, we have a new sewing pattern in the Friday family, introducing the Pogonip Pullover! The Pogonip Pullover is the perfect layer for all your outdoor adventures! It is an unlined pul...

Ilford JacketAdjusting the Ilford for a Cis Male Body

Adjusting the Ilford for a Cis Male Body

A common question we get is how to adjust the Ilford Jacket pattern for a cis male body. I recently made an Ilford for my boyfriend Finn and wanted to share the pattern adjustments I did. Beyond th...

Style InspirationParty Season Pattern Picks

Party Season Pattern Picks

Tis' the season for getting together with pals, and of course that means dressing for the occasion. Celebrate the holiday season in style, and wear something me-made to party! In this blog post we...

Style InspirationIntroducing The Limited Edition Friday Fabrics!

Introducing The Limited Edition Friday Fabrics!

Exciting news, we have just launched our new limited edition Friday Fabric! This collection of fabrics is hand-picked deadstock, that cannot be re-ordered so it's really special one-off pieces. We ...

Donny ShirtHow to sew the Burrito Method

How to sew the Burrito Method

We feature the Burrito Method sewing technique in a few of our sewing patterns, so we wanted to share some detailed photos of the Burrito Method in action, to help you on your way to perfecting the...

Donny ShirtLong Sleeved Donny Shirt Hack

Long Sleeved Donny Shirt Hack

This has been a highly requested blog post and I am happy so many people reached out because I love my new long sleeved Donny Shirt! This hack is pretty simple and hardly changes the sewing process...

EducationHow to add piping into your seams

How to add piping into your seams

Adding piping into seams is a great way to show off interesting style lines or add interest to simple garments. It's really easy to do and gives your me-mades a unique, professional, and elevated l...

Style InspirationFriday Pattern Company A/W Capsule Me-Made Wardrobe

Friday Pattern Company A/W Capsule Me-Made Wardrobe

Hey! Welcome back to the Friday blog. You may have seen a few months ago we shared a spring/summer Friday Capsule Wardrobe, and it was such a great way to show how versatile our patterns are. When ...

Bernie Belt BagBernie Belt Bag Cross Body Sewing Hack

Bernie Belt Bag Cross Body Sewing Hack

Hey! Welcome back to the Friday blog, in this post we are turning the Bernie Belt Bag into a cross body bag with just a few easy steps! The pattern modifications are really easy, and you can whip t...

Pattern HackSquare Neck Top Tie Front Hack

Square Neck Top Tie Front Hack

We're a sucker for a Pinterest trend here at Friday, so we decided to give the latest craze a try using our Square Neck Top pattern. Tie up front tops are a cute laid back style of top, that gives ...