Author Archives: Jen

Journal Entry

Grainline Crew | Sarah

A few weeks ago we introduced you to Lexi, and today I’m excited to have you get to know Sarah, our other new hire! Sarah joined the team back in January and has been busy every since. You’ve probably noticed … Continue reading

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Tips & Tricks

Tips & Tricks: Estimating Yardage

We get a lot of questions along the lines of “I have the ___ pattern and I want to do a contrast ___. Do you know how much yardage that will take?” I love that people are thinking outside the … Continue reading

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Crafty Planner Podcast Interview

A few weeks ago I had a chat with Sandi Sawa Hazlewood of the Crafty Planner Podcast and today our conversation is up on her site! I’ve been a fan of her podcast and excellent interviews for a while so … Continue reading

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Jen's Handmade Wardrobe  |  Knitted Garments

Jen’s 1st Quarter Knit Report

Hawser Sweater Ravelry Post Pattern: Hawser by Brooklyn Tweed Yarn: Brooklyn Tweed Shelter in Cast Iron I decided I needed to knit this sweater after seeing Erica’s beautiful version back in February of last year. I had to finish a few things … Continue reading

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Journal Entry

Nashville Recap & the Elizabeth Suzann Studio

A few weeks back I was in Nashville to teach a one day Stowe Bag class at Craft South with Karen from Fringe Supply Co. Our friends Jaime & Kate decided to take the weekend off and come visit as well…such … Continue reading

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Archer Sew Along  |  Pattern Tutorials  |  Sewing Tutorials

Archer Pleated Popover Variation Tutorial

Back when we introduced the Archer Popover Variation Pack we had a lot of people interested in a tutorial on how to put a pleat at the bottom of the center front placket. Today we’re going to show you how to … Continue reading

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Journal Entry

Design Details: Graphic Line Drawing

I’ve been keeping a board on Pinterest called Design Details for a while now, just pinning anything that I found interesting. The other day while cleaning up my boards I noticed I had quite a collection of garments with these … Continue reading

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Driftless Cardigan

More Tips for Choosing Fabric & Sewing your Driftless Cardigan

This post was originally posted as part of our Lark Tee Sew-Along but everything here applies for the Driftless Cardigan as well since both require at least 20% stretch. I wanted to repost this updated with additional information for the … Continue reading

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Driftless Cardigan

New Pattern Release… The Driftless Cardigan!

Cardigans are an essential piece of any transitional weather wardrobe. We have been cooking up a super cute one that we are elated to share with you today. Meet the Driftless Cardigan! It’s the perfect cardigan for cooler temperatures throughout … Continue reading

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