• Lakeside Pajama Picks & Tips Lakeside Pajama Picks & Bias Tips

    one • two • three • four • five • six We were finally able to restock the paper version of our Lakeside Pajamas a few weeks ago and we’ve been completely blown away by how many of you are snapping them up to make your own summer pj sets! It’s been a few years […]

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  • Serger Tips + Tricks | Grainline Studio 5 Essential Serger Tips for a Healthy Happy Machine

    Lately it seems like sergers are getting more and more attention as an essential part of a home sewing machine lineup, and rightly so! Sergers not only can assist in cleanly finishing a woven garment, they can also be used to sew knits with ease. Today we’re sharing a few of our favorite tips & […]

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  • Pattern Storage | Grainline Studio Organizing your PDF files for Sewing & Knitting

    We originally published this post on organizing your PDF patterns back in July of 2015 but I’ve been getting a ton of questions lately on my Instagram accounts about how I use my iPad to organize both my sewing and knitting PDF files so I figured it was time to revisit. I still use this […]

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  • Bateau-Style Sweater | Grainline Studio My Bateau-Style Sweater

    Bateau-Style Sweater Ravelry Post Pattern: my own Yarn: The Fibre Co. Luma in Blanca A few years back I had a sweater that I loved, and wore constantly until it died a slow, drawn out, sad, stretched out, holey death. This sweater was perfect for spring, fall, chilly summer nights up at the cabin, layering, […]

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  • Summer of Basics Getty Sweater | Grainline Studio Summer of Basics: Getty Progress

    Alright, we’re a month into the Summer Of Basics and its time for my first check in! My first garment for the challenge is the Getty sweater from Shibui Knits. Shibui was kind enough to send me the yarn and pattern for this sweater as part of the giveaway we did with them a few […]

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  • Our New Digital Home!

    Today we’re so excited to share our brand new website with you! This project has been quite a long time in the making. Grainline Studio has existed in one form or another since 2009 and since it originally started out as a personal blog, rather than a shop, things have never really existed in the […]

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  • A Summer Lookbook (and discount code!) from Oak Fabrics

    I hope you all are ready for a Friday treat, because I’ve got one for you! A super cute look book, kits, and a discount code from my local shop (and old employer!) Oak Fabrics featuring our patterns with the amazing new fabric lines from Leah Duncan! Rachel, the owner of Oak Fabrics, floated us the […]

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  • Lakeside, Lark & Alder are Back in Stock!

    After a bit of a wait (it seemed like forever over here!) the Lakeside Pajamas, Alder Shirtdress, and Lark Tee are back in stock just in time for summer sewing. Head over to the shop and nab one if you’re one of the many who’s been patiently waiting – they’re already going quick!

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  • Our Top 5 Tips, Patterns, and Tutorials for Beginning Sewers

    As part of the Summer of Basics Make-Along we thought it would be fun to share 5 of our top tips, patterns and tutorials since I know there are a lot of knitters joining in who are new to sewing. We have so many tips, patterns, and tutorials it was hard to choose so you […]

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  • Summer of Basics Challenge | Grainline Studio My Summer of Basics Plans

    It’s taken me what seems like FOREVER to narrow down my Summer of Basics plans but I *think* I’m finally there. I’ll be making 1 knit and 2 sewn garments, though you might notice there are only 2 garments pictured above, we’ll get to that in a minute, but like the prize I’m sponsoring I’m […]

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  • The Summer of Basics Make-Along is Here!

    I mentioned a few posts back that our friend and Stowe Bag collaborator, Karen of Fringe Supply Co was cooking up something fun this summer called the Summer of Basics Make-Along. Well it’s June 1st so that means it all starts today! The premise of the Summer of Basics is to fortify our wardrobes together […]

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  • Shibui Winners

    Our Shibui Knits giveaway has closed and we’ve had so much fun reading everyone’s replies! Our blog winner, picked by Google’s random number generator, is Erin! So if your name is Erin keep an eye on your inbox, I’ve already emailed you.

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  • The Summer of Basics

    This morning Karen of Fringe Supply Co. posted something I’m really excited about on her blog, the Summer of Basics Make-Along! Essentially it’s 1 garment a month for 3 months, June through August, with the goal of filling in basic wardrobe gaps. Garments can be knitted or sewn and only need to adhere to your […]

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  • [Closed] Shibui Knits Lunar Giveaway!

    If you’re a knitter, you may have seen the Shibui Knits launch of their newest yarn, Lunar, yesterday, and if not, well here’s your intro! A few posts back I shared my Martine Pullover which was knit in Shibui Rain, and casting on for that back in July of last year was the beginning of […]

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  • Modern Task Lighting for Sewing & Crafts

    Recently I’ve been on the lookout for cute, modern craft task lighting which has proved to be more difficult than I thought! I often find myself knitting with dark colors, usually in the evenings after work, and in need of a bit of extra light to keep me from regretting my color choices. I own an OttLite […]

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