Author Archives: Jen

Journal Entry

Grainline Holiday Ornaments

It’s that time of year again, when our holiday ornaments from years past become really popular again. If you haven’t seen them before we have a free pattern for both a narwhal and an owl here. I’d love to get back … Continue reading

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Lark Sew Along  |  Pattern Tutorials

Lark Variation Three: Colorblock Top

Today I’ve got our third Lark Tee variation for you, and this one is a classic colorblock tee. You can see our previous variations here and here if you happened to miss those. This variation has a lot of potential for … Continue reading

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New Gift Cards

Our new gift cards have arrived just in time for the holidays! We’ve always offered digital gift cards which are delivered to your inbox, but since opening a physical product is always more fun than opening an email, we’re so excited to … Continue reading

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Jen's Handmade Wardrobe  |  Knitted Garments

Socks, Sweaters & Styling Handmade Garments

I’m about to go on a bit of a tangent with this post while trying to pull together a few different ideas that are floating through my head. I’ll try to wrap it up somewhere by the end of the post, … Continue reading

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Jen's Handmade Wardrobe

FW ’15 Wardrobe Progress, Part 01

I’m doing things a little differently with my handmade wardrobe posts this time around. Rather than work behind the scenes and then do a post once a thing has been completed like I usually do, I want to share a … Continue reading

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Tamarack Jacket  |  Tips & Tricks

Quilting Tips for the Tamarack Jacket

I know a lot of you are mainly garment sewers and not quilters so I wanted to take a minute and talk a little bit about a few basic quilting techniques you might find useful if you’re making a Tamarack … Continue reading

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Tamarack Jacket

Tamarack with Pre-Quilted Fabric

Pre-Quilted Nani Iro fabric at Miss Matatabi [clockwise from top left 1 | 2 | 3 | 4] We’ve gotten a few questions about yardage from people planning on using pre-quilted fabric as well as batting by the yard. You’ll find … Continue reading

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News  |  Tamarack Jacket

Introducing the Tamarack Jacket

I think some of you may have had an idea that this was coming, but today we’re excited to unveil the newest Grainline Studio pattern, the Tamarack Jacket! I’m personally really excited about this jacket – I wore the version with … Continue reading

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Inspiration  |  Journal Entry

Fall ’15 Wardrobe Plans

It’s been a few weeks since my post on my fall wardrobe inspiration but I’m finally back with my fall / winter sewing plans! As always, these are things I’d love to make if I have time, but I’m not holding … Continue reading

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Lark Sew Along

Lark Sew-Along: Cardigan Sewing Tutorial

Today we’re sewing up the Lark Cardigan. Start by cutting out your pattern. You’ll need 2 sleeves, 1 back, and 2 fronts. The assembly instructions are the same as the actual Lark pattern but we’ll run through them here as … Continue reading

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