Author Archives: Jen Beeman


The Printed Linden Pattern is Here

I’m super happy that the printed version of the Linden Sweatshirt is now in stock and shipping! I have quite a few pre-orders to fill so if you order in the next two days your pattern may not ship until … Continue reading

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Progress Report

Stonecutter Progress

I don’t know if many of you guys knit, but I’ve been working on this sweater, Stonecutter, for something like a year, which in sewing terms is a SUPER long time. I took basically the entire summer off because the … Continue reading

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Sewn Garments

Mariner Stripe Linden Sweater

Pattern: Linden Sweatshirt Fabric: Body / Ribbing Size: 2 at bust graded to 6 at hips Modifications: Finished neckband is 1″ and hem ribbing is split at side seams with longer ribbing in back. One thing I really wanted to … Continue reading

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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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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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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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