Author Archives: Jen


Grainline Studio on Marketplace

I’m so excited to share this news, I was interviewed for Marketplace a bit back and my piece aired yesterday! I was totally nervous to see what made the cut into the final interview, the interview I did down at … Continue reading

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Sewn Garments

Spring ’14 Wardrobe: Madewell Scout Variation

Hey guys! I’m back today with another Spring ’14 Wardrobe post. I’ve been a bit slow on the spring wardrobe making, but then again, it’s April 16th and the snow from the other day just melted. Either I’m waiting for … Continue reading

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Journal Entry

Moss Making Month

I’m a few days late on posting this but Stephanie at Makes the Things and Sara at An Elemental Life have declared April Moss Making Month! I’m pumped, these girls are always making stuff that I covet and I’m sure … Continue reading

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Tips & Tricks

Cutting Fabric Folded vs. Flat

I was cutting out this sweatshirt over the weekend and ended up trying a few different layouts before I settled on the one that worked. I thought I would show the difference in yardage needed to cut this pattern with … Continue reading

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Sew & Tell

Kira of Yarn, Purl, Stitch’s Archer

This Archer by Kira of yarn, purl, stitch totally blew me away when I saw it during the December Archer Awareness Month. Not only did she make a button down shirt, she dyed the fabric AND shashiko embroidered the yoke. … Continue reading

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Sewn Garments

Spring ’14 Wardrobe: Cream Terry Sweatshirt

I’m so excited to blog the first part of my Spring ’14 Wardrobe! I finished this a little bit ago but was waiting for some non-coat, snow melted weather to go out and photograph it and yesterday was the day. … Continue reading

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Progress Report

Laying out the Catnap Quilt

Lately I’ve been very busy working on things that are, as of yet, unbloggable, but I’m trying this new thing where I take at least one day off during the weekend to work on something totally unrelated to business. Over … Continue reading

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Journal Entry

Giveaway Winner!

Hey guys, thanks so much for entering the giveaway! It was really fun reading through the comments and hearing what techniques / sewing related things you’d like to get better at. Now it’s time to announce the winner……….. It’s Julia! … Continue reading

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Book Report

Book Report | The Complete Guide to Clothing Construction by Christine Haynes & A Giveaway

Hey guys! I’m really excited to be the next stop on the blog tour of Christine Haynes‘ new book,┬áThe Complete Photo Guide to Sewing Construction! Recently a good handful of my friends have shown an interest in learning to sew … Continue reading

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Spring ’14 Wardrobe Inspiration

  If you’ve been following along with this blog for a while you may remember that I used to plan out seasonal wardrobes and then make as much of them as I could (wardrobes one, two, three if you’re curious). … Continue reading

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