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Heather Blazer Style Inspiration

Meet the latest addition to our sewing patterns; the brand new Heather blazer, woohoo! The blazer is a truly timeless wardrobe essential. In this post, we have collated some fabulous style inspiration from ready-to-wear shops and other sources to get you inspired for your own versions. Continue reading to see more.
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2020 Reflections and 2021 Dreams

At the beginning of each year I like to think of a word that will guide my decisions in the new year and the word I chose in the beginning of 2020 was solidify. I started the year feeling a little unmoored. Friday had a lot of growth in 2019 and I was feeling both excitement and imposter’s syndrome. There were big deal partnerships and collaboration opportunities that I never imagined my company having. I wanted to make sure that I did things during the year to build a strong foundation under Friday. One of the most obvious ways to solidify the company was to get help! In 2020 I followed the lead of other amazing indie pattern companies and...
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The Handmade Loungewear Edit

Anyone else SEW ready for the holiday's to hopefully get some sewing time in? Forget eggnog & movies, we are all about the ‘sewcation’! With lots more time spent at home, this would be the perfect time to create your own loungewear edit. We have put together some inspiration for your makes, so keep reading to see more. 
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Hughes Dress Hack: Sideseam Zipper with No Buttons Up the Front

Listen. I know that sewing a bunch of buttons and buttonholes is not most people's idea of a good time and I have to say I agree. So I put together this hack for when you just aren't up for all that work! This Hughes Dress features an invisible zipper in the side seam.
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Guest Post: Gurusurya Makes a Reversible Ilford

This is a guest post by Gurusurya of @makeeatsleeprepeat --- I’ve had my eye on the Ilford Jacket for a little while now so when Chelsea messaged me about sewing a feature for Friday Pattern Co. I was excited to finally give it a go!
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Holiday Style Inspiration

And sew it begins… The holiday season is here and it would rude-olf not to get excited about festive makes! In this post we have rounded up some looks, to give you all the seasonal style inspiration you need to feel merry & bright. 
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Guest Blog Post: Romy Hacks the Hughes Neckline

Hey Everyone! I’m Romy-Krystal from @sewlike and it’s my absolute pleasure to be here on the Friday Pattern Company blog sharing my neckline hack for the updated release of the Hughes Dress Pattern! 
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Guest Post: Leanne Makes a Shortened Hughes Dress

This guest post was written by Leanne of @threadyforit You can shop the Hughes Dress here.  ---- Hi y'all!  I'm Leanne from @threadyforit a 30 something sewist living in Phoenix, AZ. As a plus sized sewist, I always get excited when indie pattern companies expand their sizes for existing patterns, and the Hughes Dress from Friday Pattern Company is no exception. Our community has been making such strides to be more size inclusive and it's amazing to see how far it's come in the past three years. Every month more and more patterns are more readily available in a larger size range and, speaking just from my POV, it's such a good feeling to feel seen and heard by a community that you love...
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Did you hear the Hughes News?

As you may already know, we are in the process of updating some of our older pattern designs. The latest to get an update is the Friday Pattern Company Hughes Dress Pattern. Now available in sizes XS to 7X, with additional bust cup sizes. The new and improved Hughes Dress sizing means it’s easier than ever to adapt the pattern to fit your style.
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Friday Fundraiser

This weekend from Friday 13th November through to Sunday 15th, Friday Pattern Company will be donating 50% of the sales from PDF patterns to the JQ Thomas Elementary School Art Department. 
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