Author Archives: Jen Beeman

Journal Entry

Where do you buy knits and ribbing?

I’m working on a post for Monday of places I’ve found that sell ribbing, knits, and other fabrics you might want to use for a sweatshirt. I’d like to compile a great list we can all use in the future … Continue reading

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Inspiration

Linden Sweatshirt Inspiration

one | two | three | four Today I have a little bit of Linden Sweatshirt inspiration for you guys. The great thing about this pattern (and I like to think most of my patterns) is that you can make … Continue reading

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Sewn Garments

Linden Sweatshirt View B

Pattern: Linden Sweatshirt View B Self Fabric: French Terry Ribbing: None used Size: Straight 6 because it needed to be photographed on my dress form. Typically I would use a 2 or 4 bust graded down to a 4 or … Continue reading

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Sewn Garments

Linden Sweatshirt View A

Today I’m sharing more photos of my View A Linden Sweatshirt and a bit more info about the pattern. Lets start with the pattern and fabric basics. Pattern: Linden Sweatshirt View A Self Fabric: French Terry Ribbing: Hacci Rib Knit Size: … Continue reading

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News

New Pattern: The Linden Sweatshirt

I’m so excited to release the newest Grainline Studio pattern, the Linden Sweatshirt today! I now own quite a few of these and love them all, so far they’ve been getting a lot of wear. This is a super versatile … Continue reading

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Sewn Garments

Sewn: Black + White Sleeved Alder

Pattern: Alder Shirtdress View A with sleeves from the Archer Button Up Pattern Tutorial: Archer + Alder Variation Fabric: Carolina Gingham 1″ from Robert Kaufman Shoes: Rachel Comey Penpals (cause someone always asks about the shoes) I posted the tutorial … Continue reading

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Alder Sew Along  |  Archer Sew Along

Archer + Alder Variation

Today I have for you the long awaited Archer + Alder variation! I was hoping to get some photos of it on but the weather here in Chicago has not been cooperating at all so here we have it on … Continue reading

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News

Archer & Scout Now in Print

Hey there, just a quick note to let you know that the Archer & Scout are now in print in the shop! You can find the Archer here and the Scout here. I’m still packing everything up so any orders … Continue reading

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Alder Sew Along

Alder V-Neck Variation

Today I’ll be showing you how to convert the neckline of the Alder Shirtdress from a collared button up in to a collarless v-neck. For this variation you can disregard the pattern pieces for the upper collar, under collar, and … Continue reading

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Alder Sew Along  |  Sewing Tutorials

French Seams on Right Angles

I’ve gotten a lot of questions about how to work French seams on the waistline seam of the Alder Shirtdress. Here’s a little tutorial to show you how to make this happen. This tutorial assumes that you already know how … Continue reading

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