Monthly Archives: January 2012

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so…i was hacked

If you’ve tried to access this site in the last week, chances are you weren’t able to thanks to some hackers with nothing better to do with their time. I literally don’t understand this type of hacking at all, I … Continue reading

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Victoria Part 1

Well I’m back from Victoria! I had such a great time hanging out with Kari and Dave and their two beagles, checking out Victoria, spending a day in Vancouver and enjoying the super huge (by northwest standards) snow storm that … Continue reading

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travel knitting

I’ve been working on a pair of socks, they make a pretty good travel project. I bought some KnitPicks Felici Sport sock yarn a while ago and it’s knitting up SO soft and warm, I can’t wait to get this … Continue reading

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a facebook update

I just started up a Grainline Studio Facebook page. Not too much there yet but I’ll be getting more up on it over the last few days including links to all the tutorials, tips and tricks and patterns. Perhaps a … Continue reading

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Sewn Garments

The Christmas Blazer

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vacation time

After an 11 hour journey I made it to Victoria yesterday afternoon! Posting will be a bit light while I hang out and relax with Kari + Dave but I have a few things saved up and be warned, there … Continue reading

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Sewing Tutorials

Sewing Tutorial | How to Bag a Jacket Lining


Here it is, my tutorial on how to line a jacket using the ‘bagged’ method. This jacket lining method gives the most professional results, requires the least amount of hand sewing and is also the quickest. A triple win in my opinion! If you look through your closet, you’ll find that almost every jacket you own was lined using some variation of this method. This method is really very simple and hopefully you’ll be making jackets right and left now that lining them is so easy! This tutorial is pretty photo heavy, so click the link below to continue to the full post. Continue reading

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A Very Strange Mini Blazer

If you’ve been waiting for the bagged lining tutorial get pumped because it will be here on Monday morning! I had to share this mini blazer while I’m sorting through all the images though, it’s too much crazy to keep … Continue reading

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fabric recycling : what do you do with your scraps?

Okay so today is the day where I talk about scraps. What on earth do you guys do with them? I am going out of my mind with fabric scraps. I’m pretty good at fabric yield (I get a lot … Continue reading

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2011 Projects in Review

I was so excited to do this end of the year roundup, in my head I had sewn a zillion things in 2011. Turns out I sewed a zillion things for hound and only 12 things for myself plus knitted … Continue reading

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