Author Archives: Jen Beeman


A Quick Shipping Note

Just wanted to post a quick note to say that due to the fact that I’ll be in Berlin for a week I won’t be able to ship any patterns till I get back. Any printed pattern orders place after … Continue reading

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New Happenings & The Modern Sewciety Podcast

I’m sure you guys have noticed there’s a lot of stuff going on over here, especially if you follow me on Instagram, but if not I thought I’d fill you in! I’m so excited that I’ve finally moved my work … Continue reading

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Journal Entry

Alder Shirtdress Versions 3 & 4: Printed Silk

Today we have both of the silk versions of the Alder Shirtdress. This first one is made in a woven silk with a bit of body which I think holds the gathers really nicely. A lot of people have asked … Continue reading

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Alder Shirtdress Version 2: Light Denim

Here we go with round two of awkward photos of me talking to Jon while getting my photo taken in an Alder dress! This View B of Alder is made out of the same denim as the dark denim version … Continue reading

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Sewn Garments

Alder Shirtdress Version 1: Dark Denim

As I mentioned in yesterday’s post I’ve made about a million (okay 7 in actual fabric) Alders so far. I wanted to post a little about some of them so you can get a feel for how the pattern acts … Continue reading

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The Alder Shirtdress & A Shop Relaunch

I’m so excited to announce that the Alder Shirtdress is finally here!! I’ve basically been living in these dresses since the minute I photographed them, they’re light and breezy, perfect for the heat of summer. There are SO many fabrics … Continue reading

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Pattern Errata

Moss Skirt Updated Cutting Layouts

Hey guys! So over the time that the Moss skirt has been out I’ve received sporadic emails saying that there’s a drafting error in the waistband pattern. Over this time I’ve sewn up 30 additional skirts (3 of each size) … Continue reading

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Journal Entry

Me Made May Recap

You guys ready for some Me Made May Recap time? Just when you couldn’t get enough selfies of me on IG I’m throwing them at you one more time. Sheesh!! Anyway, I chose to document my Me Made May on … Continue reading

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Grainline Studio Business Hours

Hey guys, I just wanted to put up a note about my business hours since I semi-regularly get emails expecting me to respond at 3am or while I’m out trying to take a break from work on the weekend. If … Continue reading

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Knitting Storage & Fringe Supply Co.

one | two | three | four | five | six I’ve been getting much more into knitting lately than I have been over the past few years. I used to knit all the time but drifted off as I … Continue reading

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