• Stowe Sew-Along: Cutting & Marking | Grainline Studio Stowe Sew-Along: Cutting & Marking

    Today we're starting the Stowe Bag Sew-Along, welcome to the party! There are two previous posts in this series which you can find below, but today we'll be talking about cutting and marking our Stowe bags. I'll be making the small Stowe for this sew-along since, being smaller, it's easier to photograph, but both sizes [...] Continue Reading
  • Making the Portside Pouch

    Today we'll be making the Portside Pouch. This is an easy and quick project that compliments the Portside Duffle or Dopp but is also great on its own for gifting or craft supplies. The Portside Pouch is also super quick to make as you'll see here. Let's dive in! Begin by folding the seam allowance [...] Continue Reading
  • Portside Dopp Kit: Zipper Pulls | Grainline Studio Portside Dopp Kit: Zipper Pulls

    The final step in our Portside Dopp Kits is to add the decorative zipper pulls. This is an optional step but I think it makes the set look a bit more polished and the leather pulls are easier to grab than the metal pulls. Begin by tracing your pull tab piece out onto your leather [...] Continue Reading
  • Portside Dopp Kit: Attaching the Lining Portside Dopp Kit: Attaching the Lining

    Today we'll be inserting the lining of our bag. To do this requires a bit of hand sewing so get out those hand needles and a thimble if you have one and lets get to it! To begin turn the shell of the dopp inside out and the lining right side out. Place the shell [...] Continue Reading
  • Portside Dopp Kit: Assembling the Lining | Grainline Studio Portside Dopp Kit: Assembling the Lining

    Today we'll be assembling the dopp kit lining, this should all seem a bit familiar from the previous assembly steps, but you'll breeze through it because no zippers! To begin, fold and press under the seam allowance under along the zipper edges of both top lining pieces (piece 14). If you adjusted this amount based [...] Continue Reading
  • Give Thanks Sale | Grainline Studio Last Chance for 20% Off!

    Just a friendly reminder, today is the last day of the Give Thanks Sale. So if you are still contemplating a purchase, you have until midnight tonight to make your decision! Use the code GIVETHANKS2018 at checkout to take 20% off your pattern order at checkout. The details on this years Give Thanks Sale are as follows… [...] Continue Reading