• Stowe Sew-Along: Finishing your Bag | Grainline Studio Stowe Sew-Along: Finishing your Bag

    In this Stowe Sew-Along post we'll be walking you through steps 13, 14 & 15. We've learned that these are the most confusing steps of the entire project so I've included two videos to help illustrate the steps. If they aren't playing for you for any reason, you can find them on our newly created [...] Continue Reading
  • How To: Make Your Own Bias Tape | Grainline Studio How To: Make Your Own Bias Tape

    Whether you're following along with our Stowe Sew-Along or want to make your own bias tape for another project, this tutorial is for you! We'll walk you through the steps involved in cutting and folding your own bias tape as we do it here in the studio. If you have any questions just let us [...] Continue Reading
  • Stowe Sew-Along: Making & Finishing the Handles | Grainline Studio Stowe Sew-Along: Making & Finishing the Handles

    Today we'll be covering steps 6-12 in the Stowe instruction booklet, making and finishing the handles! If you're making your own bias binding and need help with that, you might want to wait until tomorrow's post, but I wanted to get this one up for anyone using pre-made bias binding before I walk you through [...] Continue Reading
  • Stowe Sew-Along: Making & Attaching the Pockets | Grainline Studio Stowe Sew-Along: Making & Attaching the Pockets

    Today in the Stowe Sew-Along Series we're going to take you through steps 1-5 in your instruction booklet. We'll be making the pockets, attaching them, and sewing up the sides of the bag. Believe me when I say this post is the bulk of the project! This is a bit of a long post so [...] Continue Reading
  • 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 | Grainline Studio 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