Author Archives: Jen

Sewn Garments

Blue Lace Watson

Garment Details Pattern | Watson Bra Lace | Lace Fabrics Etsy Bra Findings | Blackbird Fabrics Bra Strapping | Blackbird Fabrics A few weeks ago it was boiling hot outside and I was trying to figure out what to wear to … Continue reading

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Journal Entry

Flat Bias Faced Necklines

As summer enters it’s hot and humid phase I’ve noticed a lot of people searching the blog for our most popular tutorial, Getting Flat Bias Necklines. This tutorial works well for anything you’re using a bias facing on, not just … Continue reading

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Making Stuff & The Great Closet Cleanout of 2015

As I mentioned in my previous post, I cleaned out a pretty hefty chunk of my wardrobe over the previous weekend. Living in a 500sq ft space with another person, I try to keep my possessions semi-pared down, but occasionally … Continue reading

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Sewn Garments

A New Denim Moss Etc.

Outfit Details Skirt Pattern | Moss Skirt Top Pattern | Penny Raglan (personal) Bra Pattern | Watson Shoes | Bryr Clogs After our chat the other week on photographing and posting finished projects I’ve been super motivated (well relative to … Continue reading

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Tips & Tricks

Organizing PDF Patterns & Instructions

It’s taken me a long time to get my PDF pattern organization and storage to a place where I feel it really works for me. For a while I kept them in a folder on my computer, but when I … Continue reading

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Knitted Garments

Whitewash Cabled Socks

ravelry link pattern | bff by cookie a yarn | madelinetosh tosh merino light in whitewash needles | us 1 double pointed needles modifications | none plant | monstera deliciosa These socks and I have been through a lot together. … Continue reading

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Journal Entry

Blog Goals: Posting Finished Projects

A Selection of Unblogged Things I’ve Made Pulled From my Instagram Account I had a realization the other day, I’ve only done 3 finished project posts this year, and they’ve all been knitting. I’ve never been one to post every single … Continue reading

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Pattern Inspiration on Pinterest

Lately I’ve been wanting to make some new versions of some of the patterns I haven’t had time to work with much. It’s always so fun to me to reinvent a pattern whether it’s with an unexpected fabric or by … Continue reading

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Journal Entry

New Studio Workspace Tour

If you’re following along on Instagram (@grainlinestudio) you may be aware that on May 1st Grainline Studio moved from our third floor workspace to on the first floor of our building. I never ended up posting a studio tour of the … Continue reading

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