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Journal Entry

Kendra’s Fall ’15 Wardrobe Plans

A few weeks ago, you may have seen my inspiration post where I talked about my fall wardrobe plans. Recently, I took that inspiration and channeled it into lists. I’m about to get real with you all: I hate drawing. I’m … Continue reading

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Lark Sew Along

Get Ready for the Lark Tee Sew Along

We have been sealing and shipping orders like crazy this week! So if you ordered a Lark Tee, it shouldn’t be long before you receive it (if you haven’t already). What does that mean for us here at Grainline? It’s … Continue reading

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Sewn Garments

Kendra’s Silk Archer

Pattern: Archer Button Up Shirt Fabric: Silk Chiffon & Crepe De Chine Mods: Changed the armhole shape I’m in the process of drawing up my fall ‘15 wardrobe plans and it has me looking at what I already have, what I really need, … Continue reading

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Sew & Tell

Sew & Tell | Katie of What Katie Sews

We love what Katie did with the Morris pattern. She changed it up to make an awesome staple piece for her wardrobe, that can be worn fall, winter, and spring. We love pieces like that! We were excited to read … Continue reading

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Sew & Tell

Sew & Tell | Kelly of Cut Cut Sew

We always love seeing what Kelly does with the Grainline patterns. Her garments are always perfectly finished, she has a great eye for fabric, and her blog is so fun to read! We were floored when we saw this blazer. … Continue reading

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Sewing Tutorials

Appliqué Linden Tutorial

Today I have another Linden Sweatshirt tutorial for you, I’ll be demonstrating how to appliqué your Linden with a fun phrase or word. I’ve been seeing sweatshirts pop up for sale with appliquéd phrases on them, usually either French or funny, … Continue reading

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Journal Entry

Best Laid Plans, Foiled

I didn’t get a lot of non-pattern development sewing done this winter, it’s not that I didn’t have ideas, plans, or fabric, just a lack of time. I went through some fabric I had earmarked for some fall / winter … Continue reading

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Sewing Tutorials

Split Hem Linden Tutorial

A few months back I posted this split hem mariner stripe Linden and just realized that I never shared the tutorial on how I split the hem. This is a super easy alteration that adds a nice custom touch to the … Continue reading

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Make It

2013 Handmade Ornament Exchange | Snowy Owl

It’s time for the 2013 Ornament Exchange ornament reveals! You may remember this exchange from last year, Kelli over at True Bias came up with the idea last year and I’m so excited to be a part of it for … Continue reading

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Journal Entry

A Serious Garment Backlog

I have a problem. I’m 9 months out from my old life and I still haven’t figured out my garment photography situation. The self timer thing isn’t working well, both in facial expression (soooo bored) and locations, and now that … Continue reading

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