Author Archives: Jen


Give Thanks Pattern Sale

I think this is a nice culmination of the last two posts on the blog, it’s time for our Annual Give Thanks Pattern Sale! This is when I say thank you for your support of this small business I work so … Continue reading

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Journal Entry

You Guys are the Best

(random unrelated instagram photos so this isn’t an imageless post) I just want to say thank you so much to everyone who commented on my previous post about the evolution of my handmade wardrobe and how I got to where … Continue reading

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Journal Entry

My Handmade Wardrobe Evolution

Get ready because this is a bit of a ramble about the evolution of my handmade wardrobe and my experience transitioning from art, to fashion, to the home sewing world. This isn’t about how I got into fashion, or my academic and … Continue reading

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Events  |  News

Come Hang with Me at Drygoods Design!

Just wanted to let you guys know that I’ll be doing a little Grainline Studio trunk show at Drygoods Design on Saturday, Nov. 29th from 11-1. so if you’re in Seattle and are looking for something to do the day … Continue reading

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Winter ’14 Wardrobe Inspiration

 one | two | three It seems like everyone is posting their winter wardrobe plans and now that it’s snow sprinkling here in Chicago with a chance of accumulation Saturday night I suppose it’s time that I start accepting the fact … Continue reading

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Knitted Garments

Brooklyn Tweed Stonecutter

After a year of on again, off again, then totally on knitting, my Stonecutter (ravelry link) is done and photographed! I am absolutely in love with this sweater so get ready because I’m about to wax poetic all over this … Continue reading

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Sewn Garments

Hemlock Tee in Woven Stripes

Occasionally I get questions about making the Hemlock Tee in woven fabrics so I thought my latest blog collaboration with Britex Fabrics would be a perfect time to showcase that yes, it is possible! The fabric I used for this … Continue reading

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Journal Entry

Don’t Forget to Vote Today!

If you’re in the United States don’t forget that today’s the day to vote in the Midterm Elections! I know it’s unrelated to sewing, but I really believe it’s one of our most important duties and privileges as citizens and I … Continue reading

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Supply Chain

Where to Find Ribbing Worldwide

I’ve gotten a lot of questions about where to buy ribbing since publishing the Linden pattern. I have a few places that I’ve been able to find ribbing but I knew there were more out there so I asked you … Continue reading

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