• Fabric Scrap Busting Series: Hair Bows and Scrunchies | Grainline Studio Fabric Scrap Busting Series: Scrunchies and Hair Bows

    Way back in 2012, we wrote about the perpetual horror of fabric scraps and our desire to reuse and recycle mindfully. The comments section on that post contain wonderful contributions in the form of ideas, suggestions, and resources for this common struggle and are worth checking out. Currently, we wait until we have a large [...] Continue Reading
  • Hadley Modification 01: Wrap Top | Grainline Studio Hadley Modification 01: Wrap Top

    Today we're going to teach you how you can modify the pattern pieces of the Hadley Top View B in order to turn it into a wrap top! This modification retains the drapey, fluid style of the original pattern while also providing a slightly closer fit. This is a fairly straightforward modification. You will modify [...] Continue Reading
  • How To Sew Piping Into Your Garments | Grainline Studio Two Ways to Sew Piping into Your Garments

    It's no mystery that attention to detail is necessary when it comes to making clothing; clothes that are well-made and long lasting require care during making. After we've sewn a pattern enough times and have the foundational details down pat we get pretty comfortable. Inevitably, this is the moment when most of our mistakes happen! [...] Continue Reading
  • Four Ways of Styling A Denim Moss Skirt | Grainline Studio Four Ways To Style a Denim Moss Skirt

    Earlier this week, we shared a few pictures of our recently refashioned Moss Skirt and talked a little bit about the process of refashioning. We didn't put a lot of pictures in that post, because we knew today was going to be picture heavy. Over time, we've learned that the patterns we wear the most [...] Continue Reading
  • Refashioned Moss Skirt | Grainline Studio A Refashioned Denim Moss Skirt

    When my grandfather gave me one of his well-worn denim jackets two years ago, I wasn't quite sure what I wanted to do with it. I stuffed it into my fabric stash, and then I promptly forgot about it. Does this happen to you? After seeing a number of unique patchwork denim skirts on Pinterest [...] Continue Reading
  • Meet The Team | Grainline Studio Meet The Grainline Studio Team

    Here at Grainline Studio our mission is to create professionally drafted, easy to use sewing patterns while providing educational resources. We want our customer's to feel enabled to elevate their wardrobes while expanding their skill sets. We've grown quite a bit since our founder, Jen Beeman, began running Grainline Studio out of her apartment in [...] Continue Reading