Fabrics for the Friday Pattern Company Saguaro Set

Friday pattern company saguaro set

Friday Pattern Company describes the Saguaro Set as the perfect outfit for road trips through the desert, sunset walks on the beach, or dancing the night away.

Available as PDF only in sizes XS/0 - 7X/32 (32”/81cm - 60”/152cm chest)

 Friday pattern company saguaro set

The Saguaro Set is a two piece woven set made up of elastic waistband pants and a pullover top. This is The pants feature roomy pockets and a waistband with a drawstring. The top has a plunging V neckline that includes an optional tie closure. You can wear the top backwards or forwards. This flowy set is easy to sew and fun to wear with endless options for customisation.⁠

Friday pattern company saguaro set

The recommended fabrics for the Saguaro set are - light to medium weight woven fabrics such as linen, rayon, TENCEL™, silk, or cottons.



Linen is made from the fibres of the stem of the flax plant. Linen can be combined with other fibres such as silk, viscose and cotton which will alter the feel and structure of the fabric. Linen is seen as a sustainable fibre.

linen-fabric-sew-me-sunshine L-R: Khaki Green - Cotton Linen, Primavera Citrus Floral - Cotton Linen Canvas - Rifle Paper Co., Navy - Enzyme Washed Linen, Sky Blue - Slub Linen Blend with TENCEL™ fibres, Dusky Rose Pink - Cotton Linen, Cottage Garden - Cotton Linen, Olive Green - Enzyme Washed Linen, Pecan - Hoya Jacquard linen blend with TENCEL™ fibres - meetMILK

Viscose (rayon)

Viscose, also known as rayon, is neither a natural fabric or a synthetic fabric. It is somewhere in between because it is a regenerated cellulose fibre usually manufactured from wood pulp which has been chemically treated. 
Viscose fabric may contain LENZING™ ECOVERO™ fibres. This is a sustainably certified viscose fabric. These viscose fibres are derived from certified renewable wood sources using an eco responsible production.

L-R: Black Polka Dot - Viscose Lawn, Dorian Ecru - Viscose Twill - Fabric Godmother, Lucie Ochre - Viscose Crepe containing Lenzing™ EcoVero™ viscose fibres - Atelier Brunette, Dotty about Dots Cinnamon - Viscose Challis - Lady McElroy, Black Dobby - Viscose containing Lenzing™ EcoVero™ viscose fibres - Atelier Brunette, Faces in a Crowd - Viscose Slub, Camont Menagerie Garden - Rayon - Rifle Paper Co., Ocella Dark Lagune - Viscose Crepe - Églantine et Zoé


TENCEL™ is a brand name of lyocell that is produced by the Austrian company Lenzing AGTENCEL™ fibres are derived from sustainable wood sources. TENCEL™ fibre production is known to be environmentally responsible due to Lenzing's innovative closed loop production process where water is recycled and solvents are reused during the solvent-spinning process.

tencel fabric sew me sunshine

L-R: Anchor - Two Tone Check Twill with TENCEL™ fibres - meetMILK, Sky Blue - Sanded Twill with TENCEL™ fibres - Pigeon Wishes, Purple Haze - Hoya Jacquard linen blend with TENCEL™ fibres - meetMILK, Pink - Crepe Blend with Cupro & TENCEL™ fibres - Pigeon Wishes, Aqua - Smooth Drape Twill with TENCEL™ fibres - meetMILK, Sky - Light Diamond Jacquard with TENCEL™ fibres - meetMILK, Purple Haze - Smooth Drape Twill with TENCEL™ fibres - meetMILK,  Maroon - Smooth Drape Twill with TENCEL™ fibres - meetMILK

 Cotton and Cotton Double Gauze

We stock a wide range of cotton dressmaking fabrics including: cotton lawn, cotton poplin, brushed cotton, cotton dobby, broderie anglaise, seersucker, stretch cotton, cotton sateen, cotton voile, medium weight cotton and lots more. Cotton is a natural fibre that comes from the seedpod of the cotton plant.

Cotton gauze is a lightweight, soft fabric that is ideal for sewing loose fitted unstructured dresses and blouses. Its open weave makes it perfect for wearing in the warmer months.
Double gauze is two layers of very thin gauze fabrics that have been basted together which forms a subtle grid over the entire fabric. 

cotton fabric and cotton double gauze fabrics

L-R: French Navy - Cotton Double Gauze, Green Khaki/Pumpkin - Organic Cotton Oxford Grid - mind the MAKER, Sunset Night - Cotton Crepe - Atelier Brunette, Fern Green - Washed Cotton, Gingham Off-White Night - Cotton Double Gauze - Atelier Brunette, Blossom Pink - Quilted Cotton Double Gauze, Raspberry Pink - Washed Cotton, Sadie - Cotton Poplin

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