Hello, I'm Jen, a designer & patternmaker living in Chicago, IL. I publish a line of sewing patterns, post tutorials, tips & tricks, and personal projects. For more info about myself, the patterns, and a few FAQ, click here
Monthly Archives: June 2011
I’ve been making some progress on my Lopi sweater. I’m almost done with both sleeves and then it’s time to join the arms and body together and start the colorwork. I have to admit though, I’m really nervous for that … Continue reading
I just decided to make a new twitter account, I thought it could be fun to have a non-busniess account? If you’re on twitter, let me know! Grainline was already taken (sad) so here’s my new account > grainlinestudio.
Luke’s intern, Maggie, made Pêches Cardinal from “Mastering the Art of French Cooking” for birthday dessert at lunch on Wednesday and it was pretty amazing. I’m much more of a fruit person than a chocolate person so this dessert was … Continue reading
Well yesterday I turned 29 and it was a pretty great day. The night before, I caught Luke on his way out the door and the tiniest bit of questioning revealed he was on his way to Rapid Transit to … Continue reading
[photos by diana of our city lights] Oh summer. How do you always manage to be the busiest season? I want to go outside, ride bikes, run, eat ice cream, eat dinner on the roof, go to the cottage, float … Continue reading
Last weekend we went on our first road trip of the summer, even though it was a mini, to Medina, Ohio for some friend’s wedding. We left at 6am on Sunday, listened to lots of strange radio and I did … Continue reading